Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Paid Spring Human Resources Internship with Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is offering a Spring Internship to a qualified candidate who will support the Human Resources team. This paid Internship is a part-time temporary employment opportunity averaging 20 hours per week for an undergraduate student currently enrolled in a local accredited university program. PCORI does not provide housing for out of town residents. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Interested parties may apply for internships in multiple departments; please include a specific cover letter for each position. 

Pay Range and Employment Status:
Interns shall be classified as temporary, part-time employees who are hired as interim replacements, to temporarily supplement the workforce, or to assist in the completion of a specific project and who are temporarily scheduled to work less than PCORI's full-time schedule for a limited duration. Employment beyond any initially stated period does not in any way imply a change in employment status. Temporary, part-time workers are not eligible for PCORI benefits. 

Current undergraduate students will be paid $15.00 per hour. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The PCORI Human Resources Intern will support the Summer 2017 Intern Recruitment Cycle, the ADP implementation, and assist with coordinating various internal employee events. 

Tasks and Actions related to full cycle recruiting include:

  • Attend recruiting kick off meetings with hiring managers and organizing notes
  • Research and present on the latest intern recruitment strategies
  • Utilize applicant tracking system to review candidates and record recruitment status & notes
  • Communicate with potential interns, coordinate phone screens with the HR Specialist
  • Coordinate interviews and craft communications to hiring managers
Assist on the job description portion of the ADP implementation 

Assist with the planning of internal PCORI employee events such as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Health Fair, and the monthly All Staff Meeting 

Other related duties as assigned 

Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above. 

Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 

  • PCORI Staff Conflict of Interest Statement - No PCORI employee can receive a direct financial benefit from a healthcare related organization during the course of his/her employment with PCORI.
PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce. 

Required Skills 

Ideal candidate will be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program pursuing a degree relevant to a Human Resources internship and have an interest in HR, Business, Project Management, or Non-profit studies. 

Strong computer skills, including MS Office and ability to navigate web-based programs 

Highly organized, strong attention to detail, self-starter with high initiative 

Solid communication skills, ability to interact with diverse populations and handle confidential information 

Strong project management and organizational skills 

Excellent customer service skills 

Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program pursuing a degree relevant to Human Resources 

Office internship or work experience preferred 

Non-profit internship experience preferred 

Application Process:
Applications for the PCORI Spring Internship Program will be accepted up to December 18, 2016. Applicants who are chosen will be phone screened by PCORI Human Resources and in-person or Skype interviews with relevant Intern supervisors will take place from January 9 - 13. 

Key Dates:
Internship Submission Deadline- December 18, 2016 

Decision Deadline – January 20, 2017 

Spring Internship Start Date: February 6, 2017 

Spring Internship End Date: April 21, 2017 


Apply here.