Human Resources (HR) Internship

Senior UI Designer at 2U, Inc. in Cape Town, South Africa

This is a 6 month full-time paid internship which will expose you to the world of EdTech.

As 2U grows, we aim to continue attracting top talent to this program. Check out #LifeAt2U on Instagramand Twitter to see what our culture is like and more of what our 2terns experience on a daily basis.

Human Resources (HR) Team:

The HR team is responsible for hiring, onboarding, training, developing and administration of all personnel at 2U. Through recruiting, learning, organizational structure, benefits, compensation and system support, HR functions as a cohesive unit to ensure all the needs of 2U employees are met, enabling them to maximize performance in their job function. Interns will be aligned to an HR team based on interests and team availability.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Assist in the company’s HR functions, including but not limited to, talent acquisition, benefits, compensation, employee performance and onboarding.
  • Maintain and secure data regarding employees in our HR systems.
  • Assist with the orientation of new employees, ensuring necessary paperwork is complete and processed.
  • Conduct data analysis when prompted in an effort to develop consistent and scalable HR processes.
  • Update and maintain employee personnel files.
  • Collaborate with HR departments to enhance learning and development initiatives.
  • Provide overall administration and tactical support to promote the success of the HR team.

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Currently enrolled or have recently completed a tertiary qualification.
  • Demonstrated interest in human resources, communications, psychology, marketing, organizational development, and information systems preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to research and understand technical documents.
  • Focus on achieving defined results, by being detail-oriented and exceeding goals and objectives.
  • Ability to multitask, switch priorities, collaborate with colleagues and be flexible.

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • General understanding and strong interest in human resources and employee development.
  • Strong knowledge of web applications and basic software.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse team.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment of change while constantly adapting and evolving with our organization.