REQ-153039. Application Deadline: April 30th 2024. Salary Range: $17.64/hour.

Job Description:

Are you interested in learning more about Human Resources for the State of Oregon? Are you passionate about helping people succeed? Do you want real human resource experience to list on your resume? Then apply to the DCBS 2024 Summer Human Resources Internship, we are looking to hire 4 interns!

Recruitment Timeline:

*These dates are approximate and are subject to change.*

Recruitment closes: April 30, 2024

1st round interviews: May 13, 2024 – May 14, 2024

2nd round interviews: May 20, 2024

Start date: June 10, 2024

Our mission…

To protect and serve Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.

The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon’s consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers’ compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombuds to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.

Here’s what you will do:

As a DCBS HR Intern, you will partner with HR professionals and work on DCBS projects to create process improvements for the agency. Each intern will gain knowledge in how human resources works for the State of Oregon and grow skills necessary to be an HR professional. Interns will learn how to apply for future human resource jobs and participate in networking opportunities across the State of Oregon.

This internship will run from June 10,2024 to August 15, 2024. The scheduled hours will be 9:00am to 2:30pm and will be located in the Labor and Industries Building at 350 Winter St NE, Salem, OR. Due to the nature of the duties performed by these positions, remote work is not available.

Here’s what you need to qualify:

  • Be enrolled in college at least half time at the time of application


  • Be at least 18 years of age by the time the program starts on June 10, 2024

Requested skills:

  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft computer applications, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and TEAMS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly present information
  • Skills in team engagement; problem-solving and resolution
  • Working knowledge of research concepts and methodologies
  • Experience working on human resource projects and/or human resource classes

Application information:

  • A resume and cover letter are required for this job posting. Please attach them in the “Resume / Cover Letter” section of the application.
  • Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
  • You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.

Additional information:

  • These positions are subject to a fingerprint background check for any convictions directly related to the duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidates.

Helpful links and contact information:

Learn more about DCBS

For more information you may contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 503-378-3200.

If you would like to discuss the details of the announcement or learn more about this position, please contact Courtney Baker, Talent Management Coordinator, at 971-260-7620 or by email at

DCBS is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.  For more information, please visit our diversity, equity and inclusion webpage.