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Human Resources Intern (HR Service Center) at University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

The Human Resources (HR) Intern will gain exposure to various aspects of the HR department by providing project support in one or more specialties across benefits, compensation, recruitment, employee relations, and learning and development.  The incumbent will gain hands-on HRIS system experience and conduct research on a variety of HR related topics.  The internship program also provides employees with exposure to organizational philosophies and provides practical application of classroom experiences to the workplace environment.


Minimum - High School Diploma or equivalent and current student in a post-secondary college or university

Preferred - Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Marketing or a related field


Work Experience:

Preferred - General customer service/ administrative experience or experience in field of study


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to learn computer and application skills as applicable to role

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to interact with and work around people

  • Ability to make judgments in demanding situations

  • Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to listen empathetically

  • Ability to logically organize details

  • Comfortable accepting responsibility for medium to large scale projects involving multiple resources and spanning many months from start to finish

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent activities

  • High sense of urgency for meeting commitments and completing assignments

  • Ability to consistently deliver high quality customer service in a professional manner

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools.  Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Work Schedule:

Operational hours are Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. During the school year, we look for a minimum of 20 hours per week.


UW Health Administrative Facilities - UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.

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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.