Intern, Diversity and Inclusion
Herndon, VA 
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Posted 25 days ago
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Description

K12 believes in Education for Any One.  We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

The Diversity & Inclusion Intern is responsible for assisting with various projects within the department he/she is assigned to at K12.  Essential functions may vary from administrative, clerical and support level work to more hands-on tactical work as determined by team needs.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Performs competitive research, data manipulation and analysis;
  • Collaborates with teammates as well as other parts of the organization to complete assigned tasks;
  • Learns and applies best practices in human resources;
  • Executes tasks by utilizing various technologies and platforms specific to the business
  • Provides additional support to the team as needed
  • Delivers final presentation to the team and possibly other interested parties at the end of the internship.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma OR
  • Currently pursuing a BS/BA or MS/MA degree in Education, Literature, Math, History, or Sciences degree OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications: 

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Observational and listening skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent problem-solving and execution skills
  • Detail-oriented and organizational skills
  • Passionate about creating well-designed products for education
  • Ability to listen effectively, respect others’ perspectives and contributions, and offer and accept constructive feedback
  • MS 365; Web proficiency.
  • Ability to clear required background check

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Proficient online tools & utilities (e.g. Jira, SharePoint, Social Media, Powerpoint)

Work EnvironmentThe 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.

  • This is a home-based position

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age,, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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