Human Resources Internships: The Pathway To Jobs In Human Resources

If you are a Human Resources degree seeking student, you're looking to jump on board in this fulfilling career, consider augmenting your credentials with a human resources internship, which can give you real-life experience that could translate to a rewarding career. That, combined with a post-secondary education, can boost your likelihood of success as a human resources professional.

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What You'll Do

A human resources internship involves completing many of the tasks that professional human resources professional deal with day in and day out. You'll likely have assignments dealing with areas like:

• Staffing through recruitment and hiring
• Employee development and training
• Compensation and organizational design
• Benefits design
• Employee relations
• Policy design
• Problem resolution

Experience and related education in human resources is an asset in this career, as many of the skills and knowledge necessary for the job can only be acquired through hands-on learning, case studies, and other business-focused curriculum.

What You'll Gain

A human resources internship can give you a broader view of what it's really like to work as a professional. You'll gain leadership skills and plenty of communication skills that will help you work with a variety of people and organizations. You will gain a working understanding of employment law and performance management.

Bright Future Ahead

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, human resources employment is expected to grow much faster than the average for all other occupations between 2008 and 2018 at a rate of 22 percent. The growth is due to changing requirements in employee relations and the rising increased complexities of healthcare benefits within organizations.

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