• Human Resources (HR) Internship - Fall/Winter 2018

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    The PFM Group of companies (PFM) are recognized national leaders in providing financial, investment, and consulting advice to public sector, non-profit and other institutional entities. For more than forty years, PFM has advised many of the country’s largest municipal and institutional entities including states, counties, municipalities, townships, boroughs, authorities, school districts, not-for-profit organizations, and pension funds. The firm has more than 600 employees located in every region of the country.


    PFM seeks a Human Resources Intern to join our centralized HR team in PFM’s Center City Philadelphia headquarters. We’re looking for a versatile, intellectually curious, and fun person who wants to gain valuable work experience in the HR field through PFM’s spring / summer internship program.

    The HR Intern will assist the entire team in a broad range of daily activities, including:

    - Full-cycle recruitment and operational support (posting positions, scheduling recruitment events, conducting candidate or campus research, reviewing resumes, screening candidates, scheduling interviews, and assisting with pre-hire documentation)

    - Conducting research, creating presentations, and drafting communications on a wide variety of HR topics

    - Compiling HR data and metrics

    - Benefits administration support

    - Pre-hire / onboarding support

    - HRIS implementation support

    - General HR administrative activities as assigned (periodic data entry, employee file audits, file HR paperwork, and other miscellaneous HR administrative functions)


    • Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited local university, with a major or concentration in Human Resources (or a highly related field). Students in the sophomore year or above are preferred, with a GPA of 3.25 or above. Recent college graduates may also apply.
    • Skilled in complex problem-solving, multi-tasking, and prioritization.
    • Strong attention to detail, technical skills, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to convey compelling messages both in person and in writing.
    • Intrinsic sense of urgency and the motivation to work independently, proactively anticipate needs, and meet deadlines.
    • Positive attitude and teamwork focus.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (in particular, intermediate-or-above skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

    This internship requires working a minimum of 16 hours per week with a maximum of 40 hours per week. Please note: PFM does not currently provide housing, relocation, or transportation reimbursement for internship roles.


    PFM will not be able to sponsor candidates for this position. 

    PFM is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.


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