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Human Resources Intern

Location: Arlington, VA

Department: Human Resources

Type: Internship to Full Time

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Human Resources Intern

About IDS

IDS personnel have built a strong reputation for their unparalleled depth of multi-disciplinary expertise in the 3Ds - defense, development, and diplomacy. We maintain an extensive network of interagency and smart power experts who have recently served in complex operations environments.  Since 2001, IDS has helped develop multi-disciplinary solutions to government and private sector challenges. Our subject matter experts in civil-military operations, human terrain research and analysis, training and capacity building work closely with customers to create solutions that cross boundaries and reflect best practices. 

Job Description and Qualifications:

  • Assist FSO with overall security program by submitting and maintain paper work of cleared personnel and security clearances
  • Assist in administering various human resource plans and procedures for all company personnel, assist in the development & implementation of policies and procedures, prepares and maintains employee handbook and other department related documents
  • Maintains human resource records and compiles reports from databases
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed
  • Assist in conducting recruitment efforts for all nonexempt personnel and temporary employees; monitors career-path programs, writes and places advertisements
  • Perform filing, editing job postings, and other tasks
  • Support the onboarding process, including gathering paperwork, creating and editing offer letters, and maintaining databases
  • Answering the phone system and distributing mail
  • Acting as receptionist

Basic Educational, Training, and Experience Requirements:

  • In process of obtaining or obtained a B.A. or B.S. with intent to pursue Human Resources field
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Knowledge of operating scanners, copiers and fax machines
  • Local candidates highly preferred
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