DESC HR Internship

The Human Resources Intern is responsible for providing administrative and other support for a wide variety of human resources functions, including maintaining personnel files, coordinating trainings, data entry and support for internal & external audits. The Human Resources Intern will process and handle highly confidential information. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain first-hand experience working closely with a 5 member Human Resources team supporting a large, Seattle-based non-profit social service agency. DESC has a 20 + million dollar annual budget and more than 500 employees at 12 different locations within the Seattle city limits.




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.


The Downtown Emergency Service Center is committed to diversity in the workplace, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all staff members and applicants. The Agency will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in any employment practice, unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.