Human Resources Intern (part-time)

Washington, DC
Prosperity Now

Position: Human Resources Intern (part-time)

Location: Washington, DC

Organization: Prosperity Now

We seek a Part-Time Human Resources Intern to help assist in the development of essential compliance procedures and documents. The internship period will begin in September 2017 and is expected to end December 2017, with extensions possible if there is continued work.   The intern will report to the Human Resources Manager.  Prosperity Now’s staff thrives on open collaboration, intellectual curiosity, an energetic, entrepreneurial approach to challenges, and hard work and drive toward fulfilling our mission.  


  • Assess internal HR data collection and management protocols, identifying opportunities for improvement in support of compliance needs
  • Update and maintain job descriptions for all positions
  • Assess existing employee handbook, making recommendations for language changes based on new compliance needs
  • Assist HR Manager with staff recruitment and onboarding and provide administrative support for other talent management activities for staff


  • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, an undergraduate program, majors in Business Management or Human Resources preferred
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and through presentations to non-HR staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interact with a diverse group of staff
  • Intermediate to advance skills in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to track tasks, communicate status, and work under deadlines

Prosperity Now is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity of background and perspective are strengths, and seek to continue to grow a diverse, highly committed, skilled, and collaborative staff.

Please apply online at: Prosperity Now careers- Human Resources Internship