Internship Human Resources

January 2021
Employment type:
Full time

Kiron Open Higher Education gGmbH is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to high-quality education for refugees and underserved communities through digital solutions.
Our team of Kironistas is international, agile and thinks out-of-the-box. We are education experts, techies, designers, project managers, communicators, grant writers, researchers, coffee-drinkers, innovators and dreamers, who work together on this mission every day.

Meet your future colleagues:
Louise, intern
Kiron has been a great opportunity for me. I learned a lot about social organizations and their challenges.

Opportunities & Responsibilities

  • Supporting our Human Resources team in several upcoming recruiting and hiring activities
  • Posting our job openings in the relevant channels
  • Operating our HR management and recruiting software tool in order to process incoming applications and manage employee data
  • Working closely with our Hiring Manager during the recruiting process,  including CV-screening, coordinating interviews and handling the communication with candidates
  • Assisting in managing our employees’ entire life cycle – from onboarding to offboarding
  • Contributing to ongoing HR activities such as volunteer and internship management

Your set of skills

  • You share the vision of free worldwide education for refugees
  • You are enrolled as a student, ideally pursuing a degree with a focus in HR
  • You are a self-starter, hard-working, proactive and have an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • You are proficient with the MS Office Package and interested in working with online apps and tools
  • You are highly pro-active and with the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • High interest in interacting with people and getting to know organizational processes

Our offer

  • The opportunity to shape a social enterprise with your initiative and creative input
  • The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing social startup and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team
  • A comprehensive insight into the Human Resources of a social enterprise
  • Flexible working hours at our dog-friendly and spacious office in Lichtenberg with beautiful sunset views

We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “Intern_HR”. Include your cover letter, CV and availability in English or German in a single PDF file to: Rohit Kakar.

Please note that due to our limited budget as a nonprofit organization we are unfortunately unable to pay salaries. Therefore we are only offering mandatory internships/ educational program (“Pflichtpraktikum”) or voluntary internships  (“studienbegleitendes Praktikum”) to enrolled students.


Find out more in our Recruitment Policy.


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Rohit Kakar
Head of HR
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