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2019 Summer Undergraduate Intern - Human Resources

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US

Company: RAI

Reynolds American (RAI) is a family of companies working to transform the tobacco industry. Our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco.
 

We take pride in the growth of our people. Join us and you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with the visionary, principled and passionate people every day that makes ours an award-winning culture.


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 & Employment Law and 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 2019 Human Resources 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 say-to-day management of RAI’s Career Site and social media channels.

 

TO SUCCEED AS A HUMAN RESOURCES INTERN IN 2019 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.

 

AS AN INTERN DURING THE SUMMER OF 2019 YOU WILL ENJOY:

 

  • A competitive salary;
  • Paid housing;
  • Leadership training opportunities;
  • Company provided laptop;
  • Fun! Lots of chances to get to know your fellow interns socially;
  • Volunteer service opportunities;
  • Connecting with senior leaders during roundtable networking events;
  • Participation in Reynolds American’s award winning 401(k) retirement savings plan -we contribute 3% regardless of whether you participate, and on top of that we match your contribution at 100% up to 6% of your salary;                                 
  • Confidential personal financial counseling service at no cost to you.


ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
 

Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..


Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives


Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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