Human Resources Internship (Remote)

The Human Resources Intern will assist the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network's Human Resources & Administration department in its work supporting the various divisions at RAINN. The Human Resources Intern will be exposed to several facets of human resources and administration work in a national nonprofit environment. The Human Resources Intern will work directly with the HR & Administration Director and HR Assistant. This is an unpaid, remote position. The Human Resources Intern is a part time position, with the standard number of hours for approximately 20 hours per week. Our summer internship runs from June 1st to August 6th.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Leading informational lunch and learns and interviews with RAINN staff.
  • Creating and editing informational videos for RAINN staff.
  • Assisting with all aspects of the recruitment and selection process including interviewing, checking references, and anything else as assigned.
  • Facilitating virtual intern events and outreach.
  • Coordinating virtual wellness activities.
  • Data entry and database maintenance.
  • All other projects as assigned.

Learning Opportunities 

  • HR recruitment and retention processes; 
  • Labor law and regulatory impact on HR practices; 
  • Interdepartmental relationships in a nonprofit environment; 
  • Training implementation and monitoring; 
  • Auditing and records compliance.

Position Specific Requirements 

Desired Qualities: 

  • Strong communication and organizational skills; 
  • Strong writing and editing skills; 
  • Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality; 
  • Capability to successfully complete a criminal background check administered and paid for by RAINN.

Desired Education: 

  • At least one completed year at a U.S. based college or university; 
  • Human Resources, Business Administration, Sociology or Psychology major.


Submit resume and cover letter to the HR Assistant through the application portal. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.


When you work for RAINN, you're joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of sexual violence every day. Your job is important--and so are you. RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. RAINN is committed to maximizing the diversity of its organization and depends on a diverse staff to carry out its mission, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.