Human Resources Internship, Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division:   

Req ID:  7781 

Schedule: Part Time 

Shift: Days 

Salary Range:  -  

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

SEMHC HR Intern Overview

This internship is structured to provide college students with real-world work experience in a professional environment to assist them in preparing for their future careers. This position will be primarily virtual, however, on-site work may be needed, on occasion, at the Eskenazi Health campus in Indianapolis. This internship is unpaid, but college credit may be received upon completion of the internship and hours are flexible depending on class schedules.

Why Become an Intern?

Internships are an opportunity to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to hands-on experience and strengthen professional work ethics.  Gain knowledge of the employer, industry and career field while gaining valuable work experiences and references to enhance your resume. 

As an Intern at Eskenazi Health you will:

  • Have direct exposure to our Senior Leaders
  • Have opportunity to shadow and observe specialists on the HR team
  • Have the support of a dedicated mentor and will be provided a letter of reference upon completion

Job Description

Eskenazi Health is currently seeking a Human Resources Intern for Spring 2021. Throughout this internship, you will mainly support the Human Resources Business Partner (“HRBP”) for Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Centers. You will also have exposure to Talent Acquisition, Compensation/HRIS, Benefits, Employee Relations, and Eskenazi Health Institute teams.

The intern will assist with current HR initiatives, in addition to shadowing Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Center team members to assist with identification of HR business needs. This will also provide you with the opportunity to work directly with other areas of the Human Resources team to support the variety of projects and initiatives while playing a key role in our day to day operations throughout the various functions of Human Resources. We will look to you to contribute new ideas and insight as a valued member of the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the HRBP with initiatives and projects that span multiple HR disciplines and employee experiences.
  • Contribute to the development of and provide ongoing support for process improvement initiatives that optimize the employment experiences for employees and other team members. 
  • Upon selection of projects, the HR intern will be expected to follow a designated timeline for completion while performing research, analysis, writing and rewrites as indicated by the HRBP.
  • Track progress, deadlines, and priorities of all projects and reports; i.e. licensure reports, turnover reports, etc.
  • Support and participate in employee engagement initiatives.
  • Shadow the Compensation/HRIS team, review HR compensation tools and employee file management using electronic record systems to manage, audit and prepare data.
  • Shadow the HR benefits team, review managing benefit inquiries by employees and other assigned projects as needed.
  • Shadow the Employee Relations team.
  • Shadow the Eskenazi Health Institute Team and assist with preparations for onboarding and training sessions.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned across various HR functions.

Requirements

Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate with an accredited post-secondary institution and have completed at least two (2) years of undergraduate education. The ideal candidate for this internship will be a student majoring in Human Resources, Business Administration/Management, Organizational Development/Leadership, Organizational Psychology, or related field.

  • Service-oriented and embraces requests as opportunities
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline drive environment
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships through strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship-building and collaboration
  • Strong initiative to strive for continuous accuracy, quality, and timeliness of information
  • Detail-oriented and strong critical thinking skills
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

About Eskenazi Health

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review, Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana and the first community mental health center in Indiana, just to name a few. For nearly 160 years, Eskenazi Health has offered high-quality, cost-effective and patient-focused health care to the residents of Marion County and Central Indiana. As one of America’s largest essential health care systems, Eskenazi Health provides treatment and services to nearly 1 million outpatient visitors each year. Eskenazi Health prides itself on creating the best possible experience for employees while on the job, providing the organizational care that makes everyone’s jobs easier. The hospital and its more than 30 primary and mental health care sites located throughout Indianapolis are always looking for quality professionals to fill positions and join the Eskenazi Health team. We are committed to our mission and values in order to help our patients.

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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