Talent Acquisition Unpaid Intern - YES Prep System Office (Summer 2019)

YES Prep Schools Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 months ago

POSITION: Talent Acquisition Intern

TIMEFRAME: May to August 2019 (start date and hours worked are flexible)

REPORTS TO: Manager of Talent Acquisition

POSITION TYPE: Unpaid Internship (may be eligible for Class Credit)

LOCATION: Houston, Texas

YES Preps Talent team believes in creating learning opportunities for college students who want to gain experience in Human Resources through applied skills. In this role you will play an integral role in everyday programming by working in partnership with the Talent team to provide exceptional support for our future and current YES Prep employees through all stages of the employment process by creating and streamlining the structures and systems that assist us in recruiting and selecting exceptional talent.

The right person for this internship is eager to learn more about the Talent function by being an active participant in the day-to-day processes and projects!

Up to 2 spots are available and will require the completion of a confidentiality agreement due to data access points required with the role.


When you join YES Preps Talent team, some of the exciting work will include:

  • Working in YES Preps Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Clear Company

  • Creating handbook resources for the Talent Acquisition Team

  • Attending University Career Fairs and YES Prep Interview Events

  • Cultivating and communicating with candidates

  • Conducting reference checks for selected candidates

  • Shadowing team members as they conduct candidate cultivation calls, review applicants, record data, and more!

To put it simply, the Talent Intern will have a front row seat to talent work in one of Houstons top school districts. An ideal candidate would be a college student seeking real world experience or a professional with an interest in acquiring Talent experience to prepare for a new career.


  • 10 hours/week, flexible between M-F, hours to be completed between 8:00am-4:00pm



  • Strong writing skills

  • Ability to learn new systems and programs quickly and efficiently

  • Demonstrated ability to work on a team


  • Eager to dive into the Talent field (this internship will be largely recruitment & selection work as we prepare for 19-20)

  • Leadership experience at the college or professional level


YES Prep strives to recruit a diverse team of leaders. We believe there is a transformative academic and social benefit for students when their teachers and leaders reflect a diversity of backgrounds. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of staff members agree that the organization provides a welcoming environment given their background and identity according to our latest system survey.?

YES Prep is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood.


If this sounds like your just right internship, please apply

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