HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN

Summary

[in-person, 8 to 10 hours per week, unpaid]

  • Are you a college student with an interest in learning more about Human Resources?
  • Do you enjoy working with others and handling multiple projects at the same time?
  • Are you always thinking of ways to make work processes more efficient?

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated, hard-working Human Resources Intern to work closely with our Senior HR & Project Coordinator on various projects, exposing this individual to many components of HR duties. As a Human Resources Intern, you will gain hands-on experience working on tasks associated with recruitment, document management, benefits, new hire onboarding, employee engagement, HRIS system and much more!

The Human Resources Internship will begin as soon as this individual can start and the minimum commitment required is for a school semester with the potential to extend for any length of time beyond this. This is an in-person, on-campus (Newton, MA) opportunity and this individual must be fully vaccinated. The Carroll Center Blind follows all state and federal guidelines related to best practices to mitigate COVID-19 and promote a safe work environment.

Each year, The Carroll Center for the Blind helps more than 4,000 blind or visually impaired children, adults, and senior citizens gain the skills they need to live active and fulfilling lives. The Carroll Center serves all ages and stages of vision loss by providing campus-based rehabilitation, technology instruction, community orientation and mobility as well as itinerant education and mobility services to children.

Responsibilities

  • Perform routine and annual audits of documentation, authorizations, certifications and agreements
  • Enhance employee recognition programs
  • Contribute to employee morale initiatives
  • Screening potential candidate’s resumes
  • Posting and removing job advertisements
  • Assist with new hire preparations
  • Support volunteer outreach efforts
  • Database reporting/ use of HRIS system

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in business, business administration or human resources
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and formatting
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Detail Oriented
  • Experience with Google Documents, Google Sheets preferred

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and a completed application (found below) to hr@carroll.org.

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The Carroll Center for the Blind is a private, non-profit agency located in Newton, Massachusetts that serves persons of All Ages and All Stages of Vision Loss. We are close to Boston, Cambridge, Wellesley, Watertown, Waltham, Allston/Brighton, and on public transit routes.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Carroll Center for the Blind (CCB) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and always fosters acceptance for everyone. We offer fair opportunities to all qualified persons in recruitment and selection, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development and training, transfers, promotions, social activities, and the use of CCB’s facilities. CCB welcomes all qualified applicants and ensures that everyone will receive equal consideration for employment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, military, or veteran status, political or union affiliation, or any other categories protected by Federal or State law.

The CCB culture embraces both the law and a work environment that is safe, positive, diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all. Our mission and impact shines bright on all.