Job Title: People and Culture Summer Intern - 2019
Chicago, IL United States
Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
People and Culture Summer Intern - 2019
People and Culture is responsible for MacArthur's strategic efforts to design, implement and manage innovative human resources practices and initiatives that attract, develop, support and retain an engaged, high-performing, diverse staff in a culture of continuous learning and development that supports and encourages all employees to grow and flourish.
General Summary of Internship:
• Provide research for a variety of projects such as the peer-to-peer program, training programs, etc.
• Update and maintain a shared training calendar with the Information Technology team
• Update all Learning and Development activities files
• Create employee training files
• Assist with coordinating summer intern events and activities
• Work with the Team Coordinator to catalogue MacArthur SWAG and make recommendations for new products
• Perform additional administrative tasks as requested
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. Students “must be returning back to school” in the Fall of 2019 to be eligible. Students meeting the minimum requirements should apply through the MacArthur Foundation website (www.macfound.org/jobs). The internship posting is listed under the About Us/ Employment tab. The deadline for the submission of applications for the internship is Friday, April 12, 2019.
Qualifications & Requirements Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated interest in human resources. Strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding organizational abilities, and attention to detail are essential as are experience working in a fast-paced environment and ability to manage multiple projects. Research skills, event planning, and social media experience are a plus. Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. MacArthur is placing a few big bets that truly significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges, including over-incarceration, global climate change, nuclear risk, and significantly increasing financial capital for the social sector. In addition to the MacArthur Fellows Program, the Foundation continues its historic commitments to the role of journalism in a responsible and responsive democracy, as well as the strength and vitality of our headquarters city, Chicago.
MacArthur is one of the nation's largest independent foundations. Organizations supported by the Foundation work in about 50 countries. In addition to Chicago, MacArthur has offices in India, Mexico, and Nigeria.