Executive Pathway Internship- Human Resource Intern, St. Paul, Minnesota

Created 04/02/2024
Employer Department of Human Services - Direct Care and Treatment
Reference 11450326
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Zip 55102
Salary Competitive
When all employees are embraced, respected and heard, we will build a collaborative, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist culture where everyone thrives.

Working Title: Executive Pathway Internship- Human Resource Intern
Job Class: Management Analyst 1
Agency: Human Services Dept
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 03/28/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/18/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS Cent Office IWT
  • Division/Unit: DHS-Payroll / Human Res Staff D
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $22.61 - $32.71 / hourly; $47,209 - $68,298 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • End Date: 08/30/2024
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

Please see additional requirements section for further qualifications.

This internship will start on June 5th, 2024 through August 30th, 2024 with flexibility on end date.

The Human Resource Executive Pathways Intern will work collaboratively as part of the Talent Acquisition and Classification teams within the Office of Human Resources. The intern will conduct job evaluations, assist with recruitment activities such as posting jobs and screening applicant resumes, and work on special projects.

This internship requires a relationship-driven approach by actively partnering with requesting managers/supervisors, human resources team members, and other stakeholders to support Department of Human Services mission - helping people meet their basic needs so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential.

Internship Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Performing job evaluations and communicating the results to the hiring managers.
  • Reviewing resumes for applicants' relevant knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they related to positions qualifications.
  • Drafting job postings and upload to the State Careers website and other places in order to attract qualified applicants.
  • Attending classification, talent acquisition and other staff meetings to engage with the teams and learn more about their processes.
  • Working closely with classification and talent acquisition to understand and support the Human Resources process.
  • Performing special projects as assigned, such as assisting with shared drive organization and filing.


Minimum Qualifications

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

Please see additional requirements section for further qualifications.
  • Have demonstrated significant experience with Outlook and Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Have acute attention to detail/accuracy and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well without direct supervision
  • Possess excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrate effective oral communication and active listening skills and are comfortable interacting with a variety of individuals via various methods (in-person, phone, email)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Passion and interest in human resources, particularly in the areas of classification and recruitment.
  • Proven track record of being reliable, prepared, responsive and eager to learn.
  • Strong prioritization and multitasking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Analytical thinking and writing skills.

Additional Requirements
  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate 4 year or graduate level degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • Must be in academic years of sophomore, junior, senior, or be attaining diploma by May 2024
  • Must provide unofficial transcript to show proof of school enrollment
  • Must be willing to reside in Minnesota for the duration of internship
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check.

Application Details

How to Apply

Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers .

If you have questions about the position, contact Evelyn Nyuah at evelyn.nyuah@state.mn.us or 651-431-6579.

About Human Services Dept

WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE! The Minnesota Department of Human Services impacts the lives of 1.7 million people every year, helping them meet their basic needs so they can achieve their highest potential.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
  • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
  • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
  • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
  • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule


Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

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