Wednesday, August 29, 2012

HR Trax Intern with Microsoft (Redmond, WA)

Description:  HR Trax Program Description – INTERN

Come join us for a real world experience like no other!  As an intern at Microsoft, you’ll have real responsibility, real work, and real opportunities to jumpstart your career. (You’ll get paid, too!) Microsoft offers a challenging internship opportunity for top HR talent.  This 12 week program is thoughtfully designed to provide interns with strategic projects, exposure to company leadership, and an extended opportunity to partner with the businesses in Microsoft’s unique culture.  As a member of Microsoft HR, your projects will enable you to impact the business directly.

Flexible Assignment:
The program is very flexible and enables an intern to have a rich, self-directed experience.  As an intern in the HR Trax Program, you will be assigned to one of the following areas:  employee relations, compensation, benefits, staffing/recruiting, leadership and management development, diversity, or organizational development.  Mentoring and feedback are consistently provided throughout the summer to ensure you receive the most valuable experience.

Why HR Trax?
•     Exposure to some of the tech industry’s most respected business leaders
•     The expectation of self-managed work with a solid support network at your fingertips
•     Participation in ongoing events with HR leaders
•     Opportunity to learn from rotation mentors and HR mentors
•     Opportunity to enhance your skills through experiential and formal HR training
•     Leverage HR best practices to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry

Microsoft’s Corporate Headquarters are located in Redmond, WA, which is 10 miles east of Seattle.  All HR Trax Internships are offered at this location in one of its many businesses, spanning a variety organizational lifecycles.

  • Strong business acumen and professional confidence
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization, coupled with the ability to both negotiate and persuade others
  • Skills in partnering with business leaders to realize employee value
  • Passion for technology 
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with ambiguity, and work in a team environment
  • Ability to recognize trends and identify systematic approaches to solving problems in a fast moving, dynamic environment
  • Work experience in the field of HR is strongly preferred
  • BS/BA degree required, MBA or MA in HR-related field strongly preferred
Contact Information:
Britt Weston-Ball | Staffing Associate
1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, Washington  98052
United States of America
Phone: 425-538-1621
Alumnus: No

Desired Graduation Month (if interviewing seniors): 
June 2014

Country : 
United States of America

Application Qualifications

Desired Attributes The following attributes are desired for this position.
  • Desired Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration
  • Desired Major/Concentration: MSM-MBA-OB/HR
  • Desired Student Status: MBA First Year
  • Desired Work Authorization Status: Include all candidates

How to Apply:
Visit eRecruiting

Applications for this position will be accepted between 8/28/12 and 12/31/12.

Application Requirements You must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
with your application for this position.

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