Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.
We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.
The Domestic Human Resources Department provides subject matter expertise and strategic HR counsel to ensure that the organization’s US domestic human resources policies and practices are aligned to allow the organization to carry out its mission effectively and efficiently.
MSF-USA’s DHR functions incorporate a full-range of HR functions including benefits and wellness, recruitment, hiring, training and development, onboarding, and EEO / DEI / Employee Relations. This range of responsibilities and competencies provides an encompassing insight into the many issues, concerns, and challenges inherent in managing a global workforce.
DHR’s role is critical in ensuring that the unique legal requirements as an employer in the US, and the impact of cultural practices are taken into consideration while developing strategies for the many
differences among the various MSF sections.
Knowledge of employment-related laws and practices is required to minimize the risk to MSF as an employer and to guarantee that all employees, volunteers, and field workers are protected.
DHR is responsible to:
The Human Resources Intern will support the activities of the Human Resources department. The activities include payroll and benefits administration for domestic and field staff, updating the HRIS (Human Resources Information System) and performing numerous administrative duties. They will also have the opportunity through working in the office, to learn about MSF's programs and operational functions in the United States. This internship is ideal for anyone interested in human resources or administration for a non-profit.
The Domestic Human Resources Intern will provide administration of duties to the domestic and HQ staff, while gaining practical experience in and learning about human resources. They will learn about human resources administration for a large non-profit organization and the general workings of a large international humanitarian aid organization.
The Domestic Human Resources Intern will be expected to perform various tasks:
Expected to work in a hybrid remote work environment with the ability to come into either the NYC office or regional hub (Washington, DC or Bay Area, California) a minimum of 2 times a week.
No phone calls or emails please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that neither relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship will be offered for this position.
This internship is located preferably in our New York, NY office.
MSF-USA/Doctors Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.
Pay Class & Contract Type
15 per hour
Working Time (Hours Per Week)
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70…