Human Resources Fall Internship (Unpaid)
Virginia Beach, VA
Job Description

Operation Smile is an international medical charity that has provided hundreds of thousands of free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip, cleft palate or other facial deformities. It is one of the oldest and largest volunteer-based organizations dedicated to improving the health and lives of children worldwide through access to surgical care. Since 1982, Operation Smile has developed expertise in mobilizing volunteer medical teams to conduct surgical missions in resource-poor environments while adhering to the highest standards of care and safety. Operation Smile helps to fill the gap in providing access to safe, well-timed surgeries by partnering with hospitals, governments and ministries of health, training local medical personnel, and donating much-needed supplies and equipment to surgical sites around the world. Founded and based in Virginia, U.S., Operation Smile has extended its global reach to more than 80 countries through its network of credentialed surgeons, pediatricians, doctors, nurses, and student volunteers.

All interested appli cants should apply online at

P r o ject Overvi e w:

This Intern will assist with research, documentation, and administrative duties. This is a great opportunity for a student to gain hands-on experience in the human resources field within an international nonprofit.

Inte r nship Takea ways:

  • Advance Business Administrative stills
  • Cultivate interpersonal skills
  • Foster time management skills
  • Advance a current knowledge of HR Laws and Regulations.
  • Develop a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.
  • Develop negotiating and public speaking skills

Core R esponsibilities:

  • Monthly newsletter and birthday boards
  • Track internship program hours
  • Assist with the recruitment process
  • Perform administrative HR tasks
  • Assist with the Employee Morale and Wellness Program
  • Research for HR projects
  • Process documentations
  • Additional tasks assigned as needed

M inim um r e quire m e nts / experience r e quired:

  • College student in Business, HR or other related fields
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet research tools
  • Ability to work independently
  • Creativity and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Time com mit me nt:

  • Ability to commit to a minimum of 15-20 hours per week (or more if desired)
  • 3 month commitment minimum
  • Flexible hours Monday-Friday between 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Job Type Internship