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Convene // conference & meeting spaces
New York, New York    Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019
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People & Culture Intern

Who We Are:

At Convene, we're building a company that embraces visible & invisible diversity, encourages healthy integration of personal goals & professional development, & fosters community. Our team's evolution, values & culture have been at the forefront of what we do since our founding. With the meetings & office market growing rapidly & showing no signs of stopping, we are constantly evolving & growing our offerings from hosting meetings & events to providing a full suite of offerings for flexible co-working spaces.

What Youll Do:

Were looking for a Human Resources Intern to join the Convene team. As a Human Resources Intern, you will directly assist the Human Resources team with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, recruiting, onboarding/orientation, & employee benefits. This role works in a partnership with our culinary, production, & operations teams to ensure that we are able to exceed the expectations of our colleagues. We need someone personable with excellent verbal & written communication skills & a passion for human resources. All team members use Convenes Core Values to guide their day-to-day work.

  • Learn process & standards for recruiting & onboarding
  • Learn & operate HRIS/HCM system
  • Assist Director of People & Culture with internal training programs
  • Learn the relationship between HR & Finance in areas of new hire paperwork, payroll related to onboarding & termination
  • Update People & Culture & team announcements
  • Assist with New Hire Orientation
  • Work closely with vendors by ordering office supplies, employee gifts, new hire gifts, etc.
  • Review employee benefits process & troubleshooting any issues related to benefits
  • Assist with driving employee relations
  • Administrative support & other duties as assigned

What We Look For:

  • Current student in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with an interest to work in HR
  • Ability to prioritize tasks & handle numerous assignments simultaneously
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of hospitality & customer service
  • Ability to communicate professionally with team members & clients
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & internet applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency

About Convene:

Convene ( designs & services premium places to work, meet, & host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major U.S. cities, with plans to expand globally. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, & has been named one of Americas 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes & a Best Workplace by both & Fortune Magazine.

  • Founded in 2009
  • Locations in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago & plans to expand globally
  • Launched Convene Workplace in 2017
  • Ranked #11 Workplace in New York in 2017 by Fortune Magazine
  • Ranked #30 in 2017 LinkedIn Annual List of Industry Disruptors
  • 2018 Great Places to Work US
  • 2018 Fortune Magazine Best Workplaces NY

In everything we do, we strive to put the people we do it for first. This starts internally: we believe our values drive behaviors to create culture. Together were building a culture that embraces diversity & learning, humility & gratitude. At the same time, we try not to take ourselves too seriously & strive for a healthy integration between work & personal pursuits.

Benefits You Can Expect As A Convene Employee:

  • Generous professional development policy that includes funds earmarked for each employee's discretionary professional growthHave a conference you want to attend? A class you want to take? If it's helping take your career to the next level, we support it. Each employee is required to have 65 hours of learning per year
  • Supportive work environment & a leader who is focused on your professional growth
  • Company events that highlight our team's passions & hobbies
  • Healthy snacks

Convene is committed to building an inclusive & diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities & perspectives.

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