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Intern, Human Resources

Iridium Satellite, LLC
Mclean, VA
Closing date
Sep 27, 2022

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Company Overview: Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridium's unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things. At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world. Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities: The Iridium Internship Program is an opportunity for students to be a part of the Iridium teams shaping the future of satellite communications. As an Intern, you'll begin making an impact on real projects from day one! Come prepared to grow, develop, and learn alongside a team and the leaders of our company. The Iridium Internship program is a 12-week program that runs from May 22, 2023 to August 11, 2023. During the program, interns will have the opportunity to provide valuable support to an Iridium department on a project or important work assignment. Interns will also be provided an opportunity to engage with senior leadership and fellow interns via regular engagement activities. Interns will participate in an end of internship presentation, where we ask them to reflect on their summer internships and present a summary of what they have learned and accomplished. What We're Looking For:The Iridium Human Resources team is seeking a bright intern who will directly assist the Human Resources team with a wide range of projects related to employee policies, recognition, compensation, onboarding/orientation, process automation, and special projects. You will gain a better understanding of the role that HR can play in an organization and be better equipped to later transition into a role in HR by developing a strong understanding of what HR is and what the team is responsible for. You will also have opportunities to network with other corporate functions in the office. What You'll Do:Evaluate current Human Resources processes and support the implementation of improvements to streamline and gain efficiencyResearch best practices for current or proposed programs and initiatives; assist with the development of new programs and/or policies to meet departmental objectivesPrepare and edit presentations and documentation for HR initiatives, events, or deliverablesExecute miscellaneous projects that involve preparation and analysis of system dataSkills You'll Obtain:Real-world experience in chosen field of interest and related topics through multiple hands-on projectsCritical thinking and analytical skillsExposure to the day-to-day responsibilities of an HR departmentDirect experience with various HR tools including iCIMS, ADP, Culture Amp, etc.Working in and contributing to a team environmentOrganization, time management, and project managementAbility to tailor your communication style to a variety of audiencesWhat You'll Need to Succeed:Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive informationStrong organizational, customer service, and project management skillsStrong work ethic, positive attitude, and professional demeanorAbility to work independently and as part of a teamExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAttention to detail and accuracyInterest in pursuing a career in Human Resources is a plus Experience & Education Requirements / EEO: Things You Must Bring to the Table:Must be a minimum of 18 years of ageMust be currently enrolled in a bachelors or graduate degree program at an accredited academic institution ( Human Resources, Business, or a related field)Must be eligible to work in the US Must be eligible to work in person Iridium requires all employees/new hires, including Interns, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law. Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

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