Human Resources Intern @ Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Human Resources Intern


About the Position : The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) is seeking a Human Resources (HR) Intern in the Human Resources Department. The HR Intern responsibilities will include assisting in district wide recruitment processes such as full-cycle recruitment support and recruitment metrics, providing support with recruitment marketing and social media outreach, performing research and analytical work to strengthen HR programs and projects, and other related work as assigned. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enjoys working both collaboratively in teams and independently, demonstrates a strong attention to detail with excellent administrative and organizational skills, and has an enthusiastic “can-do” attitude with a passion for learning and growing in the HR field. This is a unique opportunity to be exposed to the various functions of HR while gaining professional public sector work experience and making an impact. The expected start date for this position is March or April 2023.

About Midpen : Midpen helps plants, animals and people thrive throughout the greater Santa Cruz Mountains region by preserving a greenbelt of more than 65,000 acres of public open space with 250 miles of trails in 26 extraordinary preserves, permanently protected for natural resource conservation and ecologically sensitive public enjoyment and education. Midpen is a public agency with a focused mission that guides our work, and where every employee makes an impact. If you are looking for an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the legacy of open space protection, natural resource restoration and outdoor recreation, working with an incredible team of like-minded colleagues, we invite you to apply for this position!

Basic Requirements : Internships are open to applications from current students or recent graduates (within the last 12 months). Experience with social media platforms and email marketing platforms are a plus. The HR intern will have the desire to gain first-hand knowledge of HR programs and processes within a mission driven public agency. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license.

Schedule : This position will work on-site and report to the HR department at Midpen offices in Los Altos, California, and will work under the guidance of our passionate and dedicated HR staff. This is a part-time non- benefited position, working approximately 20 hours per week (school schedules can be accommodated). Interns may work up to a total of 950 hours over a 6-to-9-month period.

How to Apply

Apply online at Human Resources Intern | CalOpps Ready to apply? Great! We welcome your application online at Application deadline is Sunday, January 29, 2023. Applicants with the most relevant experience and qualifications suitable for the position will be contacted for an interview. The following application items are required to be considered* :

  1. Fully completed CalOpps employment application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Supplemental question responses

_Incomplete CalOpps employment applications, or applications without the required application items listed here, will not be considered for the position._ Virtual Interviews are planned for Wednesday, February 22, 2023.* Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate individual schedules.






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