World Wildlife Fund - US

IN-24015 Talent Acquisition Intern, Technology

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/22/2023 1:41 PM)
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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, seeks a Talent Acquisition Intern, Technology. The intern for the Talent Acquisition team will support several functions that include general administrative tasks, research initiatives and collaborative talent acquisition projects. 



The Talent Acquisition Intern, Technology (TAI-Tech) will help WWF in its work to help local communities conserve the natural resources they depend upon; transform markets and policies toward sustainability; and protect and restore species and their habitats by contributing to the management and improvement of the technology needed to attract and hire talent to create and support some of the planet's greatest conservation victories.  


  • Intern Project: Applicant Tracking System analysis and optimization support
    • Inventory and catalogue ATS email templates and forms, and reports, identifying duplicates.
    • Research ATS best practices for efficiency, and provide recommendations for potential improvements
    • Participate as member of ATS optimization team, assisting with with tracking optimization progress
    • Run ad-hoc reports within ATS, as needed
  • Monitor job postings in iCIMS for consistency and format, as needed. 
  • Assist with compiling and quality checking applicant tracking data for annual AAP/EEO Reporting  
  • Administrative Coordination: 
  • Maintain spreadsheets for upcoming intern end dates and employment changes. 
  • Draft extension and benefits eligibility letters for interns.  
  • Monitor Talent Acquisition email inbox and route requests to appropriate party. 
  • Perform general data entry tasks.  


Learning Objectives

Through direct experience, the TAI-Tech will learn the importance of applicant data integrity and compliance and gain a basic to intermediate proficiency in ATS reporting and analysis.  The TAI-Tech will also gain basic understanding of the role of technology in sustainably improving the recruiting hiring lifecycle. 


Minimum Requirements 

  • Current undergraduate student in Human Resources, Organizational/Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, or related fields is preferred; all majors will be considered. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and video-conferencing platforms (i.e., Zoom, Teams, etc.) 
  • Behavioral Competencies: 
  • Meticulous attention to detail is required to ensure accuracy of data entered, compiled, and audited. 
  • Intellectual Curiosity to quickly learn new technology using available resources including help feature and internet research and ask the “why” behind some of our procedures will help us to identify and re-examine past practices that may longer be applicable. 
  • Reliability / Follow-through to see assigned tasks to completion or proactively seek help without the need for multiple reminders is essential in this fast-paced environment. 
  • Adaptability to adjust to changing priorities and feedback designed to increase effectiveness and foster professional development.   
  • Identifies and aligns with WWF’s core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration: 
  • Demonstrates courage by speaking up even when it is difficult, or unpopular. 
  • Builds trust with colleagues by acting with integrity, owning mistakes, and holding oneself accountable. 
  • Welcomes other points of view and ideas, recognizing and embracing different and contrary perspectives with kindness, curiosity, and encouragement. 
  • Makes conscious efforts to promote cooperative practices, behaviors, and ways of working across many groups and individuals. 


Desired Qualifications 

  • Interest in conservation and environmental sector career development pathways 
  • Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems and other applications (i.e., iCIMS, Workday, Taleo, Greenhouse, etc.) 
  • Strong interest in Talent Acquisition and Recruiting 


WWF believes the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible — bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it. As such, WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates with diverse lived experience – including racial identity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability status, and Veteran status – to apply. 


Compensation: $17 per hour, part-time, 15 hours a week


Location: Hybrid, Washington, DC. This position requires in office presence at least one day per week.



To Apply:

  • Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page,  Requisition #IN-24015
  • Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone


As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status. WWF values diversity and inclusion and welcomes diverse candidates to apply.


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