Recruiting Intern (Internal)

Chicago, IL 60602

Posted: 06/19/2019 Industry: Internal - Recruiting Job Number: SRI

BG Staffing is seeking a Recruiting Intern:   Chicago Loop office.

We are a premiere staffing firm that has provided top talent for over 25 years. We specialize in providing professionals on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Accounting/Finance and Administrative/ Clerical, we pride ourselves in a consultative approach understanding our client’s needs. In 2017 we were acquired by BG Staffing, a multimillion-dollar public company headquartered in Plano giving us national exposure.  We are now expanding our Smart Resources team in multiple markets.

Chicago based Smart Resources and Accountable Search, divisions of BG Staffing, Inc. (a publicly traded company) are seeking a Recruiting Coordinator for the loop-based operations.  Position open due to growth and gained market share.

Join us as an intern assisting with our recruiting efforts in Chicago.  This position will serve as a Talent Sourcer, identifying new key candidate profiles for our Chicago area clients.  This position will also assist with various vetting steps in the candidate screening process, reference checking and assisting with candidate onboarding paperwork. 

This is a profession specific role for anyone who has an interest in Recruiting or Sales and wants to gain hands on experience in hiring practices. 

Job Requirements 

Skills/experiences we look for:

  • Actively enrolled in Intermediate level College courses ideally in accounting/finance/economics/HR/psychology
  • Degree/experience in accounting/finance preferred, but not required
  • Proven experience in customer service, multiple phone line systems, a desire to interact with others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated


Daily Duties

  • Sourcing candidates specific to client defined needs
  • Handling incoming website inquiries
  • Posting jobs externally through BG website
  • Scheduling and coordinating interviews with in-house recruiters,
  • Setting up and administering candidate software testing
  • Checking candidate references
  • Coordinating candidate background checks for all placed into contractual or project positions
  • Coordinating drug screens
  • Managing our LinkedIn postings with internal Marketing Department


Smart Resources/Accountable Search, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is Chicago's premier source for valuable direct-hire, temporary and temporary-to-hire candidates to our client companies. We specialize in the Administrative & Clerical, Accounting and Human Resources placements. To learn more about our services, visit

Maren Chan
Internal Recruiter

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