Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Intern
Philadelphia, PA
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Description/Job Summary

RHD is pleased to announce that we are recruiting for year long internships. We are seeking local college undergraduates or recent graduates who are eager to gain knowledge in their chosen field of study and, at the same time, acquire practical, resume-enhancing work experience.

Our year long internship starts at the beginning of September 2019 through April 2020. Each intern is expected to participate in weekly Lunch & Learn sessions on Wednesdays and are paid $12/hour.

Summary
This is a unique internship opportunity for students or recent graduates who are interested in supporting a diversity and inclusion program for a national nonprofit organization.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Research minority vendor and supplier programs (federal, state, and local municipalities)
  • Assist with the creation of minority vendor directory and database and monitor information
  • Develop a written recruitment activity plan detailing specific steps that will be taken to attract minorities, women, disabled and veteran businesses to doing business with corporations
  • Partner with the regions to develop relationships and build recruitment strategies to increase minority vendor business with regional programs
  • Attend city minority vendor supplier events
Qualifications
  • College juniors, seniors or recent graduates studying political science, economics, communications, sociology or other related fields are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants must have strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal communication and writing skills.
  • Must be creative, self-motivated and able to adapt to shifting work environments.
  • Must feel comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have valid Driver's License.
About Us
Resources for Human Development (RHD) is a comprehensive, nonprofit, human services organization with headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. Founded in 1970, RHD currently supports and oversees more than 160 programs in 14 states, (working quietly behind the scenes of many well-known programs.) Our mission is to empower people as they build the highest level of independence possible, building better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.

At RHD there are no divisive walls, no cubicles and no private offices. Our experience has shown that in a relaxed, casual atmosphere where employees have the chance to deal openly and directly with each other, the work environment is significantly better, communications are clearer, and attitudes remain positive.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
Job Type Internship