Intern - Human Resource

Experience Required
Employment Type

Job Description
How can you make a meaningful difference to the way we resource the world?

New challenges demand new ideas. As experts in mining and metals we’re looking for the next generation of challengers, visionaries and pioneers. The people who will think beyond possibility to deliver ideas and answers that are essential to human progress.

Discover more about our internship opportunities

Rio Tinto offers many internships and Work Study assignments opportunities each year. We consider these experiences as pre-employment and introduction to our organization.

While you are still working hard to get your degree, we can help you get your career on track. We understand your need to succeed but understand you may not have any experience or not know exactly what you would like to do when you graduate. An Internship or Work study experience with us will provide you with a 'real' work experience over your summer break.

Over the course of the program, you'll gain a great understanding of the work we do, our commitment to safety, options we can provide and the scale of our operations. You'll build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community, while gathering valuable real world experience and get paid real dollars to do it!

We are currently accepting applications for our 2018 summer internship and work study assignments, to be eligible you must be enrolled full-time at a University. Apply now and start in June 2018.

The Opportunity

We are looking for Human Resource Interns / Work Study students to work in our office in Salt Lake City, Utah.

What the role entails

Assist the HR team with the day-to-day responsibilities and participate in various projects that support the various businesses.
Create and maintains documentation supporting HR processes.
Opportunities to test your ideas in large and complex business environment.
Assist the human resources team with data analysis, ad-hoc reporting that drive decision making.
Participate on cross functional project teams to solve critical business needs.
Working in partnership with client groups, both in the field and the office
Manage HR functions, including employee relations, employee health and wellness, industrial safety, as well as issues relating to federal, state, and local employment legislation.
Other HR projects and duties as assigned

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have

Current attendance at a college or university seeking degree in a related field
Dedication to promoting a positive safety culture
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Self-starter who isn’t afraid to ask questions and network to find information
Collaborative problem solver
Business Acumen and ability to see situations from a variety of angles
Leadership experience and community or volunteer involvement
Intermediate/Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite
Successful completion of applicable internships but not required

Internship and Work Study offers are contingent upon successful results from post-offer physical/drug testing and background, reference and check.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.