Human Resources Summer Intern

Location: New York, NY


Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government and International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.

Among Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Brazil and Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, key decision makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.

AJC’s Human Resources Department is seeking an enthusiastic and well-organized HR Intern to provide support for the department and its new initiatives. This internship will provide hands-on experience in various facets of HR. The intern will also be mentored by a senior HR executive.

General responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research in various areas including compensation, international labor laws, professional development opportunities, rewards and recognition programs; and best practices among other organizations.
  • Assist with recruitment including posting vacant positions and screening resumes
  • Work on HR database system
  • Perform general administrative duties

 

Qualifications:

  • Interested in Human Resources
  • Strong research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Great organizational skills and must be detail-oriented
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel); working knowledge of HR databases is a plus
  • Respect for confidentiality
  • Pleasant demeanor

 

Interns will be provided with a commuting stipend of up to a maximum of $300 per month upon presentation of commuting receipts. This is an unpaid internship and can be part-time or full-time.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to pakhr@ajc.org.