ABOUT THE POSITION:
At RAI, the Human Resources function plays an integral role in the company’s mission to lead the transformation of the tobacco industry. Our HR team is comprised of four Centers of Excellence (COE) – Talent and Organizational Effectiveness, HR Services, Rewards and Employment Law & Employee Relations.
As a Summer Intern, you will have Winston-Salem based assignments. While you’ll be assigned to one COE, you will have the opportunity to get exposure to each of these COEs as part of your immersion in the HR business. You’ll develop remarkable skills in human resources management, understand best practices and learn how human resources partners with functional leaders throughout the organization to achieve business results.
The internship will provide challenging assignments and significant exposure to other company functions outside of HR as well. You will exercise initiative, creative problem-solving skills, teamwork and leadership as you interact with other personnel throughout our winning organization.
In addition, you will have fun, add value and get outstanding career-development advice.
MAKE AN IMPACT THIS SUMMER:
Summer 2020 Human Resources Interns may:
Conduct research and data analysis to support key HR initiatives and leverage insights to inform overall HR strategies;
Support the design and implementation of rewards strategies and initiatives;
Activate campus and early career recruitment strategies via our internship and global graduate programs;
Assist in research, content development and day-to-day management of RAI’s Career Site and social media channels.
TO SUCCEED AS A HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN IN 2020 YOU SHOULD BE:
A student who has completed core coursework toward an undergraduate degree in Business Administration (or similar), Psychology, Communications, etc. and has a passion for Human Resources;
Proficient with MS Office desktop including advanced Excel skills;
A strategic, analytical and creative thinker;
A dynamic and innovative leader;
AND SOMEONE WHO:
Has superior verbal and written communication skills;
Possesses a high sense of urgency and strong work ethic;
Displays excellent interpersonal skills;
Is willing to relocate to Winston-Salem, NC for the summer.
BY THE END OF YOUR INTERNSHIP YOU WILL HAVE:
Spent time with c-suite leadership during a series of leadership roundtable events
Gained insight into what it’s like to work here, global development opportunities and career pathways
Worked directly with experienced Human Resources professionals on a challenging and meaningful project
Presented your findings and recommendations to the Human Resources Function including the Leadership Team and key personnel.