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SHRM Intern, Student Membership in Alexandria, Virginia

Intern, Student Membership

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #566

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 Student Membership Intern will be playing a key part in analyzing data of our student affiliates and developing programmatic content to enhance our student membership value proposition. The position will collaborate cross-functionally with Membership, Marketing, Customer Experience, and Technology teams to continuously improve the customer experience, student chapter engagement & visibility, and revenue. This is a paid internship at a starting rate of $20.00/Hour.


  • Support the needs and requests of the student chapters and volunteer leaders

  • Helping support the Salesforce Student Queue

  • Attend conference calls with Emerging Professional Advisory Council (EPAC)

  • Attend conference calls with College Relations Directors/Student Chapters

  • Attend Meetings with student stakeholders within SHRM.

  • Supporting engagement strategies for university student chapters

  • Help with shipment of collateral for student affiliates

  • Assist team in affiliate bylaw process

  • Provide feedback on student perspective for wants and needs of student audiences

  • Assist with cleanup of virtual resources such as the VLRC and other student pages

  • Research competitive landscape for the mind-share/wallet-share for students interested in the HR space

  • Develop support materials for presentations utilizing SHRM data.

  • Develop email resources and templates for volunteer leader communication

  • 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 bachelor’s in Business, Organizational Leadership, Human Resources, Hospitality Management, or other related fields

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong sense of service and customer experience

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • High levels of commitment and initiative

  • Ability to successfully work in a team

  • 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