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Internship (Summer 2018) - Human Resources

Farm Credit Services of America Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Human Resources Intern is responsible for participation in a 12 week (40 hours/week) Intern Program with specific emphasis on learning within the primary HR functions of Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Benefits and Compensation. The intern position will actively participate and assist in the assigned group intern team project. This position will receive an hourly wage of $17 per hour, plus a $250 starting bonus.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to:

1. Assist in the recruitment and selection process of FCSAmerica employees to include understanding of the applicant management system.

2. Develop understanding of the employee benefit programs to include family status changes, workers compensation and FMLA leave processes.

3. Develop an understanding of the Performance Management Process and Employee Relations function to include the options, rationale, risk and processes associated with performance correction.

4. Develop understanding of various Human Resource Information Systems

6. Research various Human Resource compliance laws and requirements (e.g., Title VII, FMLA, ADA, etc.) to include a fundamental understanding of how compliance applies to FCSAmerica policies and procedures.

7. Actively participate in the any project(s) assigned to the Intern Team.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Characteristics of an ideal candidate include: strong interest in Human Resources, self motivated, fast learner, customer service orientated. Must be currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree, including minimum completion of sophomore year of college coursework. Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Duties require:

• Possess advanced computer skills. Proficient in Windows environment using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer.

• Strong oral and written communication skills, including public speaking.

• Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and effectively demonstrate team building attitude and skills.

• Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels.

• Knowledge of Human Resource laws, programs and practices.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACTS: Farm Credit Services of America employees, applicants for employment and vendors.


• Ability to reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate and critique such information as written materials, numerical data, responses to customer needs and/or other work related activities.

• Ability to complete work in an acceptable timeframe and manage a variety of detailed tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and with accuracy to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives and satisfy internal and external customer needs related to the job.

• Ability to operate telephone and respond to calls and in-person inquiries.

• Ability to move about the office with occasional reaching and bending.

• Ability to successfully interact with and represent the organization to staff, officers, board members, customers, and the public at all levels.

• Ability to use a keyboard and computer. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.

• Ability to travel by auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities. • Ability to use computer. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than "at will" employment relationship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Details

Date Posted September 5, 2017
Date Closes November 4, 2017
Requisition 12929
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Internship
Compensation Salary, $17.00
SOC Category 43-4161.00 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
Zipcode 68137

This job requires the following skills

  • Human Resources Concepts

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