HR Intern (Unpaid Credit)

Title HR Intern (Unpaid Credit)
Salary N/A
Start Date 09012013
Location NYC – Midtown West
Job Information

Course-Credit Bearing (Unpaid)

Our mission at Channel One News is to encourage students to be informed, digital-savvy global citizens. We are a Peabody and Telly award-winning program broadcast to nearly 5 million young people across the country. Our daily broadcast and supplementary educational materials are aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and designed to help students, teachers and parents interpret the news and spark important conversations.

To learn more about our company, please visit

We currently have exciting opportunity for project-based summer internships (unpaid) as outlined below ( course-credit):

Human Resources Intern

The Human Resources Intern will support the generalist human resource function by assisting in short-term projects including human resources information including employment recordkeeping, administrative duties, soft recruiting, benefits management, research, etc. The intern will gain understanding through ad-hoc projects to learn about the field of human resources. You would support the HR Generalist in a variety of tasks so that you can gain exposure to corporate HR functions.




Support the facilitation of daily HR operations including, but not limited to:


-    Facilitate document maintenance and file retention processes for off-site disposition and electronic access. Maintains HR files according to legal and retention requirements, always maintaining confidentiality of information, documents, files, etc.

-   Reviewing and assisting in the updating of HR policies and documentation

-    Benefits management, enrollment and terminations

-    Assisting in Recruitment efforts to fill open positions

-    Exposure to payroll computations and administration under supervision

-    Other ad-hoc duties as assigned.



-          Candidates should be working toward master’s degree in human resource management, industrial organizational psychology, business, or a related field. We may also consider students who are completing their final year towards a bachelor’s degree.

-          Demonstrated ability to research, review and gather information from various sources relating to workforce issues.

Position Specifications:

1. Essential Use of Following Tools:

  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Fax Machine

2. Essential Training/Certifications:

  • Must be      currently enrolled in college
  • This      internship is unpaid. College credit may be granted, but must be      coordinated in advance with the intern’s university/college.

3. Essential Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong      knowledge in Human Resources Administrative practices
  • Strong      writing, reading and math skills
  • High degree      of Computer capabilities (Excellent knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and      PowerPoint applications etc)
  • Ability to      learn other computer software programs, and enter and maintain accurate      data/information
  • Fundamental      human resources knowledge
  • Ability to      maintain confidentiality of work records

4. Essential Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able      to work as an integral part of the Human Resources team
  • Must be able      to maintain good rapport with all Association groups
  • Must be able      to cope within a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able      to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be able      to understand the importance of the position for the success of the      business
  • Ability to      accept changes and be flexible
  • Be on time      and with a minimal amount of absence

If interested, please send your resume to directly.

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