Michigan HR Day Student Internships

2020 Michigan HR Day is April 23rd 

We are excited to once again be offering student internships for Michigan HR Day!  

Michigan HR Day provides human resources (HR) professionals across Michigan an opportunity to exchange information, ideas, and experiences.  Positioned at a critical time for Michigan organizations, the event addresses the relevance of the HR function as an important part of Michigan's economic gardening and revitalization. Michigan HR Day welcomes HR professionals and students from diverse Michigan organizations, a true reflection of the state's business environment and culture.

Basic Information about the Michigan HR Day Student Internships:This year, the planning committee will be searching for two Interns to be a part of 2020's efforts to continue the largest HR conference in Michigan.  In addition to the internship the selected candidates will be awarded a $1,000 dollar scholarship.  For more information on Michigan HR Day, please visit our website at www.MichiganHR.org.

Job Description:

The Michigan HR Day board is comprised of a diverse group of human resources professionals covering many industries and sectors across Michigan.  The role of the interns will be to work alongside each board member to help coordinate planning efforts for the 2020 event.  While both interns will be fully engaged in the areas of marketing, sponsorship outreach, event services, and many others, one will be named our IT Intern and will primarily be focused on coordinating informational technological efforts of the 2020 event including assisting with the Michigan HR website.  

Time Commitment:

The selected candidates will begin in late Fall 2020.  The committee meets monthly in the Fall, then bi-weekly starting in January.  Typically, all meetings are held via conference call from noon-1pm.  Additional meetings are held depending on planning efforts.  The interns will be expected to call in, when available, for the committee meetings and any additional meetings that are necessary.

Selection Criteria:

The application criteria is as follows:

- Must be a college student attending a Michigan university or college.  Preference may be given to a student who is in their junior or senior year.

- Major or minor area of study should be human resources or another study related to the nature of the work of human resources.  If applying for the IT Internship, please provide a description of the IT work you have performed and how that work relates to an event such as Michigan HR Day.

- Applicants must apply using the form below.  In addition, applicants must send a resume and cover letter to Beth Manning, bmanning@umich.edu.  The cover letter needs to speak to:  What drives you to pursue a career in the field of Human Resources, Why you are the right fit for this internship opportunity, What will you be able to offer (such as skill set or experiences) to Michigan HR Day.

Please submit your application by November 1, 2019.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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