Michigan HR Day Student Internship & Scholarship

Michigan HR Day 2019 is April 11, 2019! 

Please check this site in late summer for information regarding the 2019 Internship program. 


Basic Information about the Michigan HR Day Student Internship & Scholarship: 

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.


The 2019 Michigan HR Day Event is April 11, 2019 and the planning committee will be searching for an Intern to be a part of 2019'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 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 intern will be to work alongside each board member to help coordinate planning efforts for the 2019 event.  The intern will be fully engaged in the areas of marketing, sponsorship outreach, event services, and many others. In addition, the intern will play an active role in regular updates to the Michigan HR website.     


Time Commitment:

The selected candidate will begin in mid to late December 2018.  The committee meets bi-weekly, typically every other Wednesday from noon-1pm.  Additional meetings are held depending on planning efforts.  The intern will be expected to call in for the bi-weekly committee meetings and any additional meetings that are necessary.


Selection Criteria:

The application deadline will be announced in late summer, 2018.  Applicants must send a resume, cover letter and a video at that time.  The selected candidate will be based on their resume, cover letter writing, as well as communication and presentation skills in the video.  The video sample in the application should be no longer than 5 minutes and focus on the following:  (1) What drives you to pursue a career in the field of Human Resources?  (2) Why you are the right fit for this internship opportunity.  (3) What will you be able to offer (such as skill set or experiences) to Michigan HR Day.


Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.  You must be currently enrolled in a program at a Michigan college or university with a degree concentration in Human Resources or related field. 


We look forward to hearing from you.  If you have questions about the Michigan HR Day Internship program, please list your question below and hit the submit button. 





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