Campus Recruiting Intern

Areas of Interest:

Human Resources


Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted:


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Company Description:

William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates worldwide.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Campus Recruiting Intern will work in partnership with the recruiting team to provide a “best in class” experience for candidates and the clients we serve through: 

School & Event Planning/Management
Track and manage candidates and events through designated recruiting systems (Avature & Yello)
Plan and coordinate special programs such as case competitions, diversity programs, and welcome weekend
Coordinate all internship program activities/initiatives (e.g. program receptions, performance discussions, mentor matching, learning
        sessions, etc.)

Candidate Management: 
Serve as a point of contact for candidate inquiries on the recruiting process, arranging travel, on-boarding, etc.
Manage scheduling for candidates and business partners for all on-campus, virtual, final round, and in-office interviews
Assist with the creation, and distribution of candidate communications (e.g. event/interview notifications, follow-ups, on-boarding, travel
        coordination, offer letter, sign-ons etc.) 
Maintain accuracy of all candidate data points, business participation, and other recruiting activities 
Process candidate and event expenses 


Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree 
Able to intern from April – mid-August 2018
0 to 2 years of internship experience, preferably in a human resources role
Excellent written and verbal communication skills across audiences
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize workload independently; strong problem-solving skills and ability to handle
        confidential information, while exhibiting good judgement 
Willingness and desire to learn new technology quickly. Experience with applicant tracking systems and databases preferred (Avature/Yello a plus).
Takes a proactive approach to accomplishing tasks, executes consistent follow-up, and demonstrates the flexibility to meet changing business needs

As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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