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Human Resources Intern (2663) in Glenview, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Human Resources Intern will combine their education with practical HR experience in core HR areas. Assignments may include projects around talent acquisition, talent management, leadership effectiveness, organization design and development or other Human Resources generalist experiences within the Residential and Renovation division.

 Our division is specifically focused on assessment of training and development needs for our Sales and Marketing resources, with a focus on development of programs to grow and sustain standards for business acumen and data-driven and customer-centric decision making. Other areas of project opportunity may include support of HR program initiatives at our Distribution Centers or within our Engineering team.  The Residential and Renovation HR Internship will be sure to provide access to a fast-paced work environment with exposure to HR priorities across the division for a rewarding and comprehensive internship experience.

 Our Glenview campus includes an onsite-gym, cafeteria, outdoor volley ball courts, one mile of walking trails, employee resource groups, and ample parking. We are one block walk to the nearest Metra station, and it is a quick 20-minute train ride to downtown Chicago, museums, lakefront and activities.

 Internship Program Overview:

ITW’s internship program provides unparalleled access to challenging opportunities in high-growth, dynamic industries. Interns are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs and are provided significant responsibility and autonomy to get things done. As an intern, you will gain substantial personal learning and career development opportunities through ownership of real-world job assignments, strong coaching and mentorship and networking with senior leaders across the Enterprise.

What we are looking for:

  • Rising senior pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Economics or related disciples (graduating summer of 2020)
  • Leadership & teamwork capabilities, interpersonal communication skills and activities demonstrated through professional, community or extracurricular involvement
  • Basic understanding of Human Resources and a desire to pursue a career in HR
  • Eagerness to learn, demonstrated curiosity and a drive to excel

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Most time will be spent in an office environment.   Occasionally the employee may be required to spend time in manufacturing and distribution facilities.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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