Rocky Mountain Public Media
Denver, Colorado
March 12, 2024
Job Type
Part Time


Human Resources Engagement Intern

Denver, CO

Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. (RMPM) is the parent company of Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and THE DROP 104.7. Over a million Coloradans turn to Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO Jazz and THE DROP 104.7 to discover provocative and inspiring local, national and international programming; find diverse viewpoints; score front row center seats to world-class performances; and experience lifelong learning opportunities every month.

The Human Resources Engagement Intern helps RMPM to create and foster an organizational environment that values inclusion, development, diversity and growth for all employees. The HR Engagement Intern will be honed in on RMPM's culture and seeks to continuously improve the employee experience in response to their input. The HR Engagement Intern will be instrumental in the furthering of organization-wide programs, strategies, and goals as they relate to our people, culture, and business. The ideal candidate for this role is reliable, organized, forward-thinking, and committed to the ever-evolving world of HR.

This internship position will start with a small cohort of fellow interns on June 3, 2024. Selected candidates may expect to work anywhere from 10-12 weeks, depending on their class schedule. This internship opportunity offers 15-20 hours of work per week depending on class schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and plan summer open enrollment/HR Benefits Fair

  • Curate Monthly HR Newsletter

  • Collect, interpret, and report on Summer Employee Engagement Survey results

  • Support HR events such as quarterly new hire lunches, engagement survey incentive activities, quarterly DEI training, and all staff strategy days.

  • Assist with recruiting activities, including but are not limited to creating and posting jobs, conducting reference checks, and drafting offer letters

  • Create and maintain various training materials, standard work documents, process & user guides where needed

  • Assist in updating, importing, reporting, and exporting data into our various systems

  • Assist with curating and posting company content for employees using SharePoint (company intranet)

  • Plan engagement activities for summer intern cohort, such as lunch and learns, mixers, and more

  • Respond to various HR inquiries and direct to appropriate channels

  • Develop and propose one engagement initiative that RMPM should consider implementing in the future

  • Attend weekly HR Department meetings

  • Actively participate in RMPM's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) program

  • Other tasks as assigned and/or required.

Minimum Qualifications of Position

  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Must be currently enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, a program at an accredited college, university, or technical school

  • A mix of demonstrated skills, abilities and knowledge will be considered in place of education requirements

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, Canva, or equivalent system(s)

  • Demonstrated awareness of global and cultural issues; ability to understand multiple cultural and community perspectives.

  • Basic knowledge or interest in HR practices in areas such as employment law, regulatory compliance, employee relations, ADA preferred

  • Utilizes multiple perspectives to ensure all staff feel valued, and inclusive and equitable practices are embedded in the organizational culture at large.

ADDITIONAL Qualifications of Position

  • Must be able to work both independently and as a collaborative and productive team member.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally and productively with persons at all levels.

  • Must possess exceptional time management, decision making and organizational skills.

  • Must be detail-oriented with an ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and work within established budgets and guidelines.

Work Environment

This position works primarily in office, studio, editing, and/or field environments. This position must be able to work a flexible schedule with occasionally long hours including some evenings and weekends. Must be able to travel throughout the state and beyond, on occasion. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The position requires the ability to lift and carry production equipment up to 50 lbs. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO Statement

Rocky Mountain Public Media embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. As such, Rocky Mountain Public Media does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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