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Human Resources Rotational Internship

Company: Oakland County Michigan
Location: Waterford
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Announcement InformationThe Human Resources Rotational Internship Program (HRRIP) is a one-year rotational program designed to prepare and develop the next generation of leaders within the human resources function. Participants will spend 12 months working with several of our HR units such as Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Learning & Development, and Labor to name a few. This accelerated program will provide associates with rotational experiences through several different facets of the human resources function, gaining exposure and valuable development experiences within a government organization.


  • Develop experience working on a wide variety of HR projects
  • Gain exposure to a fast-paced, collaborative office environment
  • Work side-by-side with experienced HR professionals
  • Attend company meetings and networking events
  • Compensation availablePart-time Non-Eligible employees are not part of the Oakland County Merit System. These positions are limited to 1,000 hours per calendar year and are not eligible for benefits. A closing notice may be posted when a sufficient number of applications have been received to meet current needs.

    **Please note if you are hired for this position, it is year round and not a summer position**

    All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.
    Job SummaryUnder close supervision, performs entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in Human Resources. Performs assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects or reports; basic arithmetic computations; assist in preparing written reports; accompany professional level employees on assignments; assist with screening resumes and applications; proofreading HR documents and transferring data; conduct job studies, course facilitation, and assisting with work-based learning programs; research and benchmark industry trends; tracking progress, priorities, and deadlines of various projects and contacts other County departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned. Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the County's organizational structure. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.
    Minimum QualificationsApplications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
    • Transcript showing current enrollment
    • Thoroughly documented work history
    • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity1. Must meet one of the following requirements:Currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in human resources development, human resource management, organizational leadership, management or related degree ANDa. Current enrollment in an accredited college or university and completion of 56 semester credit hours to be classified as junior/senior status (equates to steps 3 or 4 of salary range) ORb. Current enrollment in an accredited college or university in a graduate degree program (equates to steps 5 or 6 of salary range).NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.2. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.Work HistoryYou are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.College TranscriptsIf you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.Applications may be rejected if:
      • A level of education can't be verified, i.e. no transcripts attached, or don't indicate the degree awarded or the date conferred.
      • Stated years of related experience can't be verified within the work experience section of the application, i.e. not enough information provided, insufficient work history, inapplicable experience attributed to work history.
      • The application is incomplete in ANY capacitySpecial RequirementsAdditional Preferred Qualifications

        • Work experience in an office environment preferred
        • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
        • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
        • Willingness to learn and to work collaboratively with all levels within the organizationYou will also be invited to join our Intern Cohort which offers networking and professional development opportunities through the year as a way to promote inclusion and to help us embrace our diversity.

Keywords: Oakland County Michigan, Waterford , Human Resources Rotational Internship, Human Resources , Waterford, Michigan

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