HR Summer Internship Task Force for Global Health

HR Summer Internship Task Force for Global Health

Job summary


The Task Force for Global Health is seeking an enthusiastic and driven Human Resources intern to assist our HR team with administrative and HR-related tasks.


  • The HR intern’s responsibilities include auditing and updating staff timekeeping records, filing HR documents accordingly, monitoring and updating the active candidate workspace of shortlisted candidates, and providing suitable recommendations to improve HR processes.
  • You should also be able to draft employee communications notifying staff of upcoming changes.
  • To be successful as an HR intern, you should enjoy being part of a dynamic team, being a problem-solver, and helping us to create and follow HR processes.
  • Ultimately, an outstanding HR intern should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organizational skills.

HR Intern Responsibilities:

  • Screening potential employees' resumes and application forms to identify suitable candidates to fill job vacancies.
  • Organizing interviews with shortlisted candidates.
  • Posting job advertisements to job boards and social media platforms.
  • Removing job advertisements from job boards and social media platforms once vacancies have been filled.
  • Preparing and sending rejection letters or emails to candidates.
  • Coordinating new hire orientations.
  • Auditing and correcting employees' entries in the time tracking system.
  • Support the HR team with various employee engagement activities
  • Assisting internal employee group with planning organization-wide events

HR Intern Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resource management or studying toward a degree in human resource management or related field.
  • Experience working in an office environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency working in Google workspace.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and organized

Job Description:

  • Under direct or general supervision, performs a variety of tasks requiring limited independent judgment.
  • May research, compile and prepare routine or ad-hoc reports.
  • May research and maintain records, files and logs.
  • May initiate or maintain contact with customers, vendors or contractors and respond to, research and resolve inquiries of a routine nature.
  • May organize meetings or other venues and arrange for logistical needs such as set up, handouts, reports, speakers and clean up.
  • May assist in developing, implementing and managing programs or projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a college or university offering a four year degree.
  • Completion of freshman year or higher and in good academic standing.
  • College transcripts required as part of interview process.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.