May 11, 2020

Human Capital Intern

  • TrulyHired
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Part-time Administrative

Job Description

Position Description:

Human Capital Intern

Salary: This is an unpaid/volunteer internship, however, class credit is available, depending on your school's guidelines.

Location: Chicago, IL

Reports To: Acero Schools Talent Acquisition Lead

How to Apply: Candidates invited to interview should bring along a strategic sample and contact information for two supervisory references.

Start Date: Start and end dates are negotiable. This position will not exceed 17 weeks of work.

Hours: Approximately 8-15 hours per week, preferably two to three times per week in the office. Specific hours negotiable depending on class schedules.

Position Overview

This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of a human capital department, particularly talent acquisition, while working for a nonprofit organization. The internship can be designed to focus on one category, or multiple, depending on the skills and interests of the candidate and organizational needs. As part of our team, you will learn how to identify talent pipeline partnership opportunities, how to plan events, how to build relationships across the organization to develop content for internal and external communications and how to create compelling content that aligns with business goals and will be shared by influencers. Interns will acquire valuable resume-building experience, put into practice the skills learned in class, use their creativity to develop persuasive communication materials and earn internship credits.

Core Responsibilities


• Assist in identifying talent pipeline partnership opportunities

• Assist in specific high-needs searches

• Perform research and market analysis activities, contribute ideas on new trends, online outlets and/or apps that can improve the reach of messages

Event Planning

• Assist in planning network-hosted career fair(s) (virtual and/or in-person)

• Assist in event materials preparation

Content Creation

• Assist with writing staff profiles

• Assist in drafting recruitment outreach copy

• Assist with drafting, editing and proofreading documents, maintaining spreadsheets, researching, gathering and analyzing data for reporting purposes

• Assist in other human capital projects and tasks as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a degree program, preferably in a related field (e.g., Human Resources, Marketing, Public Relations, Business)

  • Possess complete integrity and confidential nature, with a high sense of personal and professional ethics
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite/Google Docs
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner when dealing with colleagues or with other external contacts
  • Ideal candidates will be detail oriented, organized, creative and possess a professional work ethic and be eager to learn how to apply their education to professional assignments

Physical Demands

Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Physical demands require the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, and walk around up to 60% of the day. In addition, walking up and down stairs several times a day. Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds for short periods of time and push and pull 15 to 20 lbs.

Working Conditions

Majority of work performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus non-traditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization-sponsored events and meetings.

NOTE : The foregoing list of essential duties and responsibilities is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

The Acero Schools Charter School Network is committed to a policy of equal treatment for all individuals. The Acero Schools Charter School Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Category: Administrator > Human Resources
Contact Information
  • Elizabeth Hammel
  • 209 W. Jackson Blvd
  • Ste 500
  • Chicago, Illinois 60606

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