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SHRM Intern, Speakers Bureau & Event Programming in Alexandria, Virginia

Intern, Speakers Bureau & Event Programming

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #565

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.


SHRM’s paid internship program enables students to participate in valuable real-world work experience through a variety of tailored assignments within their areas of interest and fields of study. Students will be tasked with different team specific projects, tasks, and participate in professional development projects and events to prepare them for their future careers. The Speakers Bureau & Programming intern will handle operating responsibilities for the day-to-day administration of the Speakers Bureau while guaranteeing the smooth and timely execution of ongoing processes and transactions. This is a paid internship at a starting rate of $20.00/Hour.


  • Assist with booking Chapter and External speaker request.

  • Assist with Communications Team on press releases for new speakers and speaker announcements

  • Provide data and reporting for internal publications & reports

  • Register Speakers for booking for internal and external events

  • Assist with Speaker Ready Room Onsite (upon approval)

  • Assist with prioritizing, finalizing, reviewing a high volume of proposals

  • Assist with speaker acceptance and logistics for numerous Preconference Workshops, Concurrent Sessions, and Spotlight Stages

  • Assist with data migration to the Salesforce platform

  • Carry out division-specific tasks/activities as assigned by the supervisor throughout the duration of the internship

  • Manage deliverables and provide regular updates

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Preferred fields of study: pursuing a bachelors in marketing, business, or other related fields

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • High levels of commitment and initiative

  • Ability to successfully work in a team

  • Willingness to learn sales and negotiation skills and strategies

  • Ability and willingness to follow directions

  • Professional demeanor

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment

  • Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Additional Notes

Physical Requirements

· Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

· Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work environment

  • SHRM does operate under a hybrid work schedule and will require you to be in SHRM’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Mondays and Fridays will be working remotely.

  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Intern

  • Job Function Business Development & Support Functions

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA