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The YMCA of Greater Seattle strengthens communities in King and south Snohomish counties through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. For more than 133 years, we have provided safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others. We are dedicated to today’s youth. We believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. We bring families closer together, encourage good health and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. And, we listen and respond to our region’s most critical social needs through education and training in neighborhoods, connecting diverse demographic populations and building healthier communities. Through our internships, we offer the opportunity to lead, learn and serve in ways that will enhance and further your educational experience and future career.
This is an opportunity for a student to gain greater exposure to the Human Resources profession, increase their knowledge in specific HR areas such as recruiting, learning & development, Total Rewards (compensation/benefits), employee relations, HR metrics, etc. Duties include completing projects that involve researching and making recommendations to enhance the HR services and products. Specific internship project will be completed based upon current Y need as well as the intern’s completed coursework and general interests. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist in the day-to-day execution of HR services, such as recruiting, on boarding staff, cofacilitating trainings, compensation and benefits, employee relations, etc. Research and present recommendations on projects focusing on recruiting, learning & development, Total Rewards (compensation/benefits), employee relations, HR metrics, inclusion and/or other HR areas. Assist in preparing reports and analyzing data for the Human Resources team.
- Coursework or previous experience in Human Resources
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- An eagerness to learn
- Analytical skills and attention to detail
- Creative thinking and research abilities
- Proactive, flexible, and professional manner
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Interest in cause driven, for-social-profit organizations (preferred)
The opportunity to receive college credit when completed through a university’s approved internship program gain skills and explore your personal interests; develop new friendships; learn, grow and have fun complete an internship with a highly respected non-profit organization with a proud history of more than 133 years.
Submit a cover letter of interest and resume online to: http://www.seattleymca.org/Pages/Careers.aspx or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.