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Human Resources Internship - Summer 2023 1 Job

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth Summer Internship Program

The Kenworth Summer Internship Program targets graduate and undergraduate students interested in gaining real-world work experience in a Fortune 500 Company. As a Kenworth Intern, you will have a chance to apply your education, and build upon your established skills and knowledge to perform meaningful work. Your manager and team will focus on the development of your professional and technical competencies as well as provide on-the-job training. You will have a chance to make an impact, and be challenged with tasks, projects, and a presentation at the end of your internship. Our intern program will provide the opportunity to gain knowledge of the company, our products, and our respective departments through intern events such as Lunch and Learns with senior managers.


Position Summary

The Kenworth HR team is seeking a motivated Human Resources Intern to join the local HR department at our division offices in Kirkland, WA. As an ideal candidate you will be a self-starter, a strong team player, and organized. In our HR team, you must be an ambitious learner with the ability to adapt to quickly changing priorities and handle confidential time-sensitive tasks and information.


Job Responsibilities / Functions

  • Support the HR team in new and ongoing projects
  • Provide HRIS data entry support
  • Assist in administrating HR related communications including announcements and maintaining employee intranet page
  • Respond to routine employee inquiries regarding HR policies, benefits, payroll, leave, and other general employment questions
  • Lead and/or assist in coordinating division employee engagement activities such as annual Health & Wellness Fair, Summer Family Day and Intern Events
  • Assist with candidate onboarding and new hire orientation
  • Occasionally File and perform annual HR file audit
  • Provide breaks and coverage to the front desk when others aren’t available on a non-consistent basis


Qualifications & Skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or equivalent field required. Senior class standing or upcoming spring graduates preferred
  • Experience preferred in a people facing role (i.e. customer service, hospitality, retail, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills, sense of urgency, and a high level of attention to detail required
  • Ability to effectively accomplish multiple priorities in established time periods
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • MS Office experience required
  • Internship experience within a corporate environment preferred
  • SAP SuccessFactors or relevant system experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Federal and State employment laws preferred
  • Ability to work with confidential information and adapt to continually changing priorities


As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Sick Leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field


Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. The hourly rates for Interns are $25 per hour for undergraduates and $30 per hour for graduates. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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