Position Description

Human Resources Intern
Location New York, NY Corporate Headquarters
Number of Openings 1
Req # 1565
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Join our Human Resources team to help support various functions to service our nationwide locations. Syska Hennessy Group provides specialized consulting, engineering, and commissioning services for clients worldwide. Our staff provides consulting services throughout the project lifecycle, helping to plan, design, build and operate technically superior facilities.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting for a valuable internship experience to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience.

  • Schedule: Flexible as long as within business hours, 20 hours per week
  • Paid internship at $15 per hour
  • Location: At the heart of Times Square, 1515 Broadway

Human Resources Assistant (Intern)

Job Responsibilities

As a Human Resources intern you will mainly provide support with items relating to talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion and summer intern program for the firm.  This role will also provide a variety of administrative and project related functions to support other sectors of the Human Resources department as needed.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Register for college fairs and coordinate shipping of materials
  • Assist with posting jobs to niche sites and affinity organizations using Applicant Tracking System
  • Screen and classify entry-level resumes by referencing knock out questions for Recruiters
  • Assist with scheduling phone and onsite interviews and confirmations for candidates as needed
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System with proper record keeping
  • Help to coordinate event/open house logistics for in-office events
  • Collect, scan, and upload all interview/employment documents such as applications and resumes to electronic drive
  • Complete new hire folders with relevant paper work required
  • Conduct research for projects, write/prepare reports and presentations, gather and analyze data
  • Attend HR monthly meetings to take minutes
  • Assist with projects, as needed, to support our intern education program and diversity and inclusion initiative

Human Resources Assistant (Intern)

Job Requirements

This position is ideal for any student who is interested in gaining insight about the HR field within the architectural/engineering/construction sector. Prior experience in HR is not necessary, but interest in a career within HR is strongly preferred.

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program studying Human Resources or related major R
  • Prior work experience in a corporate environment, strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and collaboratively
  • Ability to work in a confidential environment
  • Ability to engage with people; professional business ethics; assertiveness; and problems solving skills
  • Knowledge of MS Outlook for calendaring and MS Word is a requirement
  • This role will require a long-term assignment as an intern

Human Resources Assistant (Intern)

As an intern with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide our full-time employees with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Program, including flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • Monthly transit/parking stipend
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Much More!

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