Human Resources Summer Intern

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NY-New York (Flatiron)

Program Overview:
Are you interested in a hands-on summer internship experience, where you can combine passion and potential? 

The Barnes & Noble Summer Internship program is designed to provide students with the exciting opportunity to apply their education in a “real-life” professional setting, while gaining valuable industry experience and transferable skills.  This will be a paid 10 week program, in which Interns will partner with Mentors on accomplishing impactful company projects.  The program will begin on June 5th and end on August 11th.

Department/Position Overview:

The Human Resources department is a vital part of the organization in the way that we partner with the business. Whether it be on talent acquisition, employee engagement and development, or day-to-day customer service; we pride ourselves on providing the highest-level of support for our employees. The Human Resources Intern will assist with various HR initiatives and gain visibility into B&N’s corporate HR NY office.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to the Human Resources team and in doing so learning the systems, policies, procedures and workflow of the department.
  • Assists with the full lifecycle of recruitment (e.g., job postings, recruitment strategy, phone screens, scheduling, references, new-hire paperwork, etc.)
  • Partners with Director and HRBP on HR reporting and analysis.
  • Provides assistance with special projects as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • Current enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with a background in Human Resources or Human Resources Management.

  • Desire and passion for HR and recruitment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and direction.

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.

What You Will Learn:

  • Applicant Tracking System (i.e. BrassRing), HRIS (i.e., PeopleSoft), and additional HR platforms.

  • Procedural knowledge of core HR functions such as recruitment, on-boarding, off-boarding, etc.

  • Visibility to HR operations within the retail industry.

  • Employment law and compliance.

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