Human Resource Services Intern (unpaid internship)
Name and Location of Agency/Department Requesting Intern:
Orange County Human Resource Services
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Functions of Agency/Department:
The mission of Orange County Human Resource Services is to attract, retain, and develop a highly skilled and competent workforce so that County agencies/departments can provide outstanding services to their customers.
Assist Human Resource Services staff working for a large public organization. Duties may include, but are not limited to: participating in research assignments and assisting in Countywide HR projects/initiatives; designing and conducting surveys; assisting with classification projects; providing staff support with internal and external recruitment tasks; evaluating various processes and/or data; analyzing, summarizing and preparing written recommendations relative to information gathered; preparing documents and reports; updating and creating resource material; interacting with other governmental jurisdictions; and helping with day-to-day office activities.
This internship is best suited for upper-division or graduate students or recent graduates majoring in the following areas: Human Resources, Employment Law, Psychology (including Industrial/Organizational) or related fields.
Skills, Training or Qualifications:
Effective organizational skills
Work independently within parameters of training provided
Depending on assignment, may be required to provide own method of transportation to conduct research/analysis
Identify pertinent issues
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Computer literate (proficient with MS Office Suite or equivalent)
Work well with all levels of staff
Minimum 15 - 20 hours per week for 3 - 6 months. Flexible hours available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants able to schedule the maximum hours/duration listed for this internship typically gain a more in-depth experience.
Benefits Available to Intern:
Although this is an unpaid internship that does not lead to permanent employment, students and recent graduates are offered an excellent opportunity to:
Build resumes and explore career options
Apply academic skills and knowledge to the workplace