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15 Jun 2022

Internship Human Resources Intern

Midpensinsula Regional Open Space District – Posted by MROSD Los Altos, California, United States

Job Description

About the Position: The Human Resources (HR) Intern responsibilities will include assisting in district wide recruitment processes such as full-cycle recruitment support and recruitment metrics, performing research and analytical work to strengthen HR programs and projects, providing support with administration and reporting in our HRIS, and other related work as assigned. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enjoys working both collaboratively in teams and independently, demonstrates a strong attention to detail with excellent administrative and organizational skills, and has an enthusiastic “can-do” attitude with a passion for learning and growing in the HR field.  This is a unique opportunity to be exposed to the various functions of HR while gaining professional public sector work experience and making an impact.  The expected start date for this position is September 2022.

About Midpen: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) manages a regional greenbelt system in the Santa Cruz Mountain region comprised of over 65,000 acres of land in 26 open space preserves, protected for public enjoyment and recreation. Midpen is a growing organization with a focused mission that guides our work, and where every employee makes an impact.  It’s an exciting time to be part of Midpen’s team!  If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to contribute to the legacy of open space preservation and recreation, we invite you to apply for this position. To learn more about Midpen, visit our website,, and view our “Working for Midpen” video on our Jobs page.

Benefits: This is a temporary position working 20 – 40 hours per week, which will extend up to a total of 950 hours over a 6-9 month period. This is a non-benefited position.

Basic Requirements: Internships are open to applications from current students or recent graduates (within the last 12 months).  The HR intern will have the desire to gain first-hand knowledge of HR programs and processes within a mission driven public agency.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California driver’s license.

Working Conditions: This position will work on-site and report to the HR department at Midpen offices in Los Altos, California.

How to Apply

Ready to apply?  Great!  We welcome your application online at Application deadline is Monday, July 18, 2022.  Applicants with the most relevant experience and qualifications suitable for the position will be contacted for an interview. The following application items are required to be considered*:
  1. Fully completed CalOpps employment application
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Supplemental question responses
*Incomplete CalOpps employment applications, or applications without the required application items listed here, will not be considered for the position. Virtual Interviews are planned for Thursday, August 4, 2022. We suggest planning your calendar accordingly. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an Equal Opportunity Employer Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources department at 650-691-1200.  Put your passion for Open Space to work!

Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Internship. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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