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Internship - People and Culture (HR) Intern

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 15-20

Employment Type: Part Time

Required Education: Open

Required Experience: Open

Description Job Summary:
As a People and Culture Intern, you will play a vital role in supporting P&C team, contributing to various initiatives aimed at enhancing the employee experience and fostering a positive organizational culture. This internship offers valuable exposure to the field of people management, allowing the P&C Intern to develop essential skills while making meaningful contributions to our organization's success.
This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the dynamic field of people management while working alongside experienced professionals dedicated to creating a positive and inclusive workplace.
Depending on the scope of work when Intern is employed, they may encounter any of the flowing during the course of their internship.
            Talent Acquisition Support:
  • Assist in the recruitment process by posting job openings and sourcing candidates.
  • Screen resumes and schedule interviews.
  • Participate in candidate interviews and provide feedback to the hiring team.
  • Help coordinate recruitment events or employer branding initiatives.
Employee Engagement and Onboarding:
  • Support the development and implementation of employee engagement programs.
  • Assist in organizing onboarding activities and orientation sessions for new hires.
  • Contribute to the creation of welcome kits and onboarding materials.
  • Help facilitate feedback mechanisms to assess employee satisfaction and morale.

People Operations and Administration:
  • Maintain accurate employee records and databases.
  • Assist in benefits administration and enrollment processes.
  • Handle inquiries from employees regarding policies, procedures, and benefits.
  • Support the implementation of HRIS (Human Resources Information System) or other relevant systems.
Culture and Diversity Initiatives:
  • Contribute to initiatives aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Assist in organizing cultural events, celebrations, and diversity training sessions.
  • Participate in diversity recruitment efforts and outreach programs.
     Special Projects and Research:
  • Collaborate with the People and Culture team on special projects as assigned.
  • Conduct research on industry best practices and emerging trends in people management.
  • Provide support for culture-related initiatives such as employee surveys or recognition programs.

Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills Needed: 
    Currently pursuing Higher Education and or training and development in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, or a related field.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Detail-oriented with excellent organizational abilities.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and maintain confidentiality.Passionate about people management and organizational culture.Eagerness to learn and contribute to a collaborative team environment.



Why WSU Tech?

Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
  • Generous insurance plans
  • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
  • 457(b) Retirement plans
  • Paid Community Service 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • & More!!


WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.


The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.


To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.


Values: Values Based Culture

The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.


Guiding Principles

  1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
  2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
  3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.


We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

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