Wednesday, March 5, 2014

People Resources Internal Consulting Internship - Adobe

Job Information

Date Posted: 2/28/14 Period of Employment: Summer Pay Type: Paid Opportunity Type: Internship Job Status: Full-Time

Description & Details

San Jose, California
Technology - Software

Job Function: 
Human Resources

Adobe – An Award-Winning Employer
Adobe believes in hiring the very best and that’s why our dynamic working environment has received awards throughout the globe. Recognizing that employees are at the core of our success, Adobe recruits and retains highly qualified and motivated individuals, creates an environment where they can innovate and achieve their best, and rewards them for their performance by giving them an opportunity to share in the company’s success.

Position Summary
  • Are you passionate about change and captivated by learning?
  • Are you engaged by working with driven team members who are committed to the success of the organization?
  • Do you enjoy helping shape a vision and contributing on the team to turn vision into reality?
  • Do you like to think differently about issues and come up with innovative ideas?
  • Are you a versatile problem-solver who knows when to influence, when to lead, and when to roll up your sleeves and go?

If you just answered ‘yes, yes, and yes’, then keep reading.

Adobe is in the midst of an exciting transformation, driving innovation and growth in digital media and digital marketing.  In response, the People Resources organization must continue to reinvent and scale its processes and practices, and drive impactful initiatives to meet the demands of the business.  It’s never been a better time to join our team.

The Office of People & Places is a centralized group within the People Resources leadership team that acts as internal consulting arm to drive and contribute to critical, cross functional and organizational priorities.  As a member of this group you will play a key role in planning, driving, and executing key initiatives over the course of the summer.  This opportunity will give you a wealth of experience and exposure to our functions (Talent Management, Rewards, Business Partnering, and the Employee Resource Center).  Over the summer, you will be challenged to understand the needs of the business and leverage your MBA mindset to drive strategies forward and make a meaningful impact to the organization. You will provide analytical problem-solving, project management, and change management skills to a variety of issues and initiatives and have a profound impact on the employee experience. 

Looking to have in depth opportunities to work in our People Resources team, exposure to Adobe’s leadership, and learn about Adobe’s business?  This internship is for you. 
This position will report to the Sr. Manager, People Operations, and partner extensively with the global People Resources Management Team.

  • Drive large-scale cross functional People Resources initiatives
  • Lead multiple consultative engagements with People Resources functional leads to redesign current processes
  • Develop work plans and process maps, gather and lead analysis on relevant data, work with implementation teams, and facilitate recommendations and decisions
  • Conduct business analytics research and drive cross-functional problem-solving to support and align People Resources strategy to changing needs of the business
  • Develop consultative business partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure alignment on projects and initiatives, and the alignment of individual team goals with overall business objectives
  • Drive and ensure regular, ongoing communication and coordination across functions and geographies on all initiative activities
  • Provide business operations support for the Sr. Manager, People Operations and SVP, People & Places

Requirements as an Internal Consultant
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Innovative mindset and passion to drive change
  • Desire to build relationships at all-levels of the organization, individual contributor to executive
  • Strong process orientation; ability to take a complex problem and break it into pieces to drive progress
  • Versatile problem-solving and analytical skills; ability to analyze and simplify data and develop solutions and recommendations based on surveys and metric reports
  • Ability to communicate, influence, and lead effectively at all levels
  • Ability to build and cultivate productive relationships with people whom this position has no authority over
  • Natural instinct of accountability and drive
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Desire and capability to work independently
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Industry-competitive salary
  • Time off during the week of the 4th of July
  • $360 in wellness benefits (used for fitness activities)
  • Generous commuter benefit
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Uniquely open and informal environment
  • And much more…

Adobe is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.
About Adobe’s Global People Resources Organization
The Global People Resources organization plays a key role in creating a vibrant and dynamic workplace that reflects our core values. People Resources makes Adobe successful by enabling all of our people to do and be their best. The function focuses on excellence across the entire employee experience; key areas include: Talent Management, Rewards, Business Partnering, and Global Workplace Solutions, supported by a strong foundation in People Resources operational excellence.

Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences at Adobe: Career Epiphanies. 

Adobe Overview
Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) is changing the world through digital experiences. Through our customers, we power digital content and apps—websites, ads, video games, magazines, movies and images—across every screen. We focus on two market categories where content is critical: Digital Media and Digital Marketing. Producing and publishing the world’s most compelling content is the heart of our Digital Media business, and optimizing investments in that content is the basis of our Digital Marketing business. No other company helps manage the entire lifecycle of content like we do. And, no matter what your role at Adobe, you’ll play a part in shaping the future of digital experiences. Join our team!

Adobe at a Glance­
Headquarters:                  San Jose, CA
Founded:                          1982
IPO Date:                          1986
Employees:                      11,300+
Offices:                             65+ offices worldwide
Fiscal 2012 revenue:       $4.4 billion
Fiscal 2011 revenue:       $4.22 billion
Fiscal 2010 revenue:       $3.80 billion
Business units:                 Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing

About Adobe United States
Adobe has over 5,800 employees in the United States and is headquartered in San Jose, California, with other office locations nationwide.
Other Info

Contact Information:
Kelsey James
San Jose, California  95110
Phone: 408-536-5382
Alumnus: No 

Application Qualifications

Desired Attributes The following attributes are desired for this position.
  • Desired Major/Concentration: FAC-Marketing Communications, FAC-Mass Communications, MSM-undergrad-BusM: Org Behavior/HR
  • Desired Student Status: Masters Candidate, Undergraduate Junior, Undergraduate Sophomore
  • Desired Work Authorization Status: Include all candidates

How To Apply

Applications for this position will be accepted between 2/28/14 and 5/11/14.
Application Requirements You must include:
  • Resume

with your application for this position.
Online Applications Accepted You can currently apply to this opportunity at at

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