Briggs & Stratton Human Resources Intern (Summer 2018) - (KS15254) in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Human Resources Intern (Summer 2018) - (KS15254)

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Human Resources Intern (Summer 2018)

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Wauwatosa, WI

Job Description:

Briggs & Stratton will provide a challenging HR internship with projects that are critical to the company's strategy and success. This program is designed to provide interns with a broad perspective of HR initiatives. Projects may be in HR functional areas such as: Organizational Development, Training, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Employee Benefits and Performance Management. Assignments are based on an individual's education, experience, and career goals, aligned with business needs.

Our ideal HR Intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a degree in Human Resources Management and able to work around 20 hours per week during the school year and full-time during the summer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with HR projects

  • Evaluate current HR process and recommend/implement improvements to streamline and gain efficiency

  • Complete research projects on HR best practices and legal trends

  • Write drafts, edit, and proofread policies, procedures, and promotional materials

  • Assist with recruitment and on-boarding processes

  • Become familiar with HR systems

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Creative and energetic

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiar with Gmail and other Google Apps

  • Detail oriented with the ability to follow projects through to completion

  • Ability to multitask and utilize resourcefulness when necessary

Education Requirements

  • Must be a Junior or Senior in college working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

Experience Requirements

  • This is an entry level position therefore previous experience is helpful but not required

Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.