HUMAN RESOURCES INTERNSHIP
Posted: January 4, 2019
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency, Inc. (CJA) is a private non-profit corporation serving the City's Criminal Justice system by providing pretrial and research services.
CJA pursues its goal of servicing the criminal justice system in the following ways: decreasing the number of days spent in detention by criminal defendants; screening defendants for a range of non-custodial sanctions; reducing the rate of non-appearance in court among defendants released from detention and awaiting trial; and providing information and research services to criminal justice policy makers, City officials, and the public.
Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources and HR Manager, the HR intern will learn the basic principles of Human Resources, Performance & Talent Management and Employee Engagement. She/he will support the organization’s efforts to update job descriptions and create metrics for a new performance evaluation system. The Intern will also assist in tasks relating to one or more of the following projects:
We offer a stipend for semester length assignments and weekly MetroCard to cover incidentals and expenses associated with participation in the program. Students enrolled in a matriculated program, wishing to gain credit or experiential learning, are welcome to apply.
The Ideal Candidate
An undergraduate student majoring in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Human Services or Psychology who seeks an opportunity for hands-on learning and enrichment, with a keen sense of organization and time management. We are looking for a compassionate and well rounded, self-starter with the following attributes:
NOTE: Candidate must be able to commit at least 15 hours per week, or meet the individual school’s minimum requirement for weekly hours. Students seeking credit must provide name and number of their Internship Coordinator or Advisor.
Start Date: February 4, 2019
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency is committed to offering fair and competitive employment opportunities to all applicants. Former interns who have performed their responsibilities to our satisfaction and have shown the aptitude to assume the responsibilities of full time, entry level employment are invited to apply for positions as they become available. The successful completion of required internship hours is not an automatic qualification of employment.
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