Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

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2017-2018 HR Winter/Spring Intern

2017-2018 HR Winter/Spring Intern

Job ID 
2017-3742
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
10/11/2017
Group 
Human Resources [204000]

More information about this job

Overview

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 1.3 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.  NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 450 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.

 

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

NRDC is seeking a creative, detail-oriented, motivated individual to intern in our Human Resources Department. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in the HR field while working with an active, upbeat not-for-profit organization.

 

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may have acquired in school, and apply them in a professional setting. He or she will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources can play in a non-for-profit setting, and be better prepared to work in the arena of human resources. This is a paid internship.

 

The Human Resources Intern will directly assist the Human Resources team with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, HR data analysis, recruiting, onboarding-orientation, employee benefits, and intern programs.

Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with a graduation date of May 2018.
  • Must have an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources, or not-for-profit management/administrative fields.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA, strong writing, research skills as well as the confidence and maturity to assume serious responsibility
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and internet applications.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to create HR marketing material  NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion.

 

We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, please create a profile and upload your resume and cover letter. No phone calls or faxes please. Please reference where you saw this posting. Resumes will be accepted until Friday, Oct 27th, interviews will take place the week of Oct 30th

 

NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.