Human Resources Intern

Gain hands-on HR experience supporting a mission-driven organization right on campus! The Wisconsin Foundation & Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private nonprofit fundraising and alumni relations organization for UW-Madison, is looking for an innovative, creative, and resourceful Human Resources Intern to join the team!

We offer a flexible schedule Monday – Friday between the hours of 9:00 am & 5:00 pm, working approximately 15-20 hours/ week. Our office is conveniently located on campus at 1848 University Drive.

Essential Functions

We are seeking someone to opportunity to lead a variety of HR projects supporting our entire human resources function. Examples of these include:

  • Research D & I best practices and assist in creating and implementing tools / processes.
  • Research, create and maintain professional development resources for staff members.
  • Manage the career fair process.
  • Assist in the recruitment process for various roles in the organization.
  • Respond to routine information inquiries as delegated; direct requests to appropriate staff.
  • Provide general administrative support such as forms and reports, arranging meetings, composing regular correspondence, processing confidential reports and documents and filing, as needed.


  • 2 + semesters (must have received passing grade) in HR classes or related coursework
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Self motivated



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