Human Resources Internship


LocationChicago, IL


Are you looking for an environment that stimulates to becoming a better YOU, working with Fortune 500 companies, red carpet events and high-end clientele all over the world?
Push boundaries daily and encourages creativity all doing this with an everything is possible as long as we work on it together mentality? Paid vacation and other unbelievable benefits? YES to ALL? You want to join us!

Cristaux Intrnational

Company overview

Founded in 2007, Cristaux International is an extremely fast-growing, creative, and energetic company. We are a premiere design and manufacturing company obsessed with the art of storytelling. Our custom recognition products are exclusively designed to capture an emotion, a story; a brand's core identity. As a full-service design and manufacturing company, we help organizations drive success through custom, brand-centric creations for celebrating people and commemorating accomplishments. Our products have been seen in over 140 countries, while our factory to consumer-direct approach has given us the ability to bring ideas to life in the most efficient and timely manner. We are not a typical 9-5 company, and encourage out of the box ideas while working in a diverse and inspiring environment!

Position Overview

We are looking for an collaborative, detailed-oriented, and diligent human resources intern to help work directly with the CEO of the company streamline several processes. This is a position that is primarily out of our downtown loop office, but may occasionally require some projects at our production facility in Elk Grove Village. The HR Intern will be responsible for enhancing our current recruitment channels and directly spearheading new and innovative strategies to organize Cristaux's HR needs. The ideal candidate should have experience with recruitment, training and development, company culture development, employee relations, and benefits administration. This is an incredible opportunity for the right candidate because they will be working directly with the CEO of our company along with other Cristaux executives on new and exciting projects!

Besides offering this incredible opportunity, we may also offer other exciting benefits including: networking events, casual office environment, potential job opportunity upon completion of internship.

Basic Requirements

  • Well organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well versed with computer and type over 150 characters per minute
  • Solid command of the English language: Both written and verbal
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Flexible, friendly and engaging
  • Prior experience in a human resources related position is appreciated
  • Capable of working in a team environment
  • Possess the ability to proactively develop new and innovative ideas for expanding our current human resource base. Always able to think outside the box.

Specific Position Requirements:

  • Enrollment in a full-time, undergraduate or graduate academic program at an accredited college or university.
  • Experience using LinkedIn & Indeed is preferred. Candidate may be required to post jobs and assist in filtering, and scheduling appointments for executive heads of variating departments.
  • Assist with the onboarding of new hires.
  • Assist with staff training and development.
  • Assist with managing PTO.
  • Research current compliance laws.
  • Learn and assist with administrative tasks, such as filing, data entry, and other projects.
  • Incredible attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with executive level staff.
  • Assisting with strategizing innovative benefits and bonus solutions for multiple departments.
  • Organizing company events while operating within budget and helping ignite company culture.
  • Sense of urgency and ownership, with the ability to operate in a very fast-paced professional environment.
  • Independent problem resolution skills.
  • Place outbound phone calls to prospective inters or employee to setup interview meetings for executives.
  • Candidate will be responsible for providing CEO with updated company job descriptions, and updating them via website and LinkedIn.
  • High degree of intellectual horsepower.
  • Personally organized and prioritizes project time management.
  • Collaborate with design and production teams.

Qualifications and Physical/Mental Requirements:

The Human Resources Intern should be versed and have experience in human resources and overall HR needs. The ideal candidate should resemble high levels of emotional intelligence and possess the ability to read, interpret, manage and address most of a small business human resources needs. Making our customers, vendors and employees feel in alignment with the Cristaux values and core principles, while remaining a true professional at all times.

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