Human Resources Summer Internship Birmingham 2024
Discover the HR services and projects that support our people to be the best they can be at National Highways.
What youll be doing
If you’re interested in a career in HR, our 9-week summer internship gives you the opportunity to explore a large HR function in an evolving organisation.
As part of our Shared Services team, you’ll be exposed to a range of projects, working alongside HR professionals to deliver continuous improvement and guide our diverse workforce to be the best they can be.
You’ll gain valuable experience whilst supporting the key people services that help make National Highways a great place to work!
This is an ideal placement for anyone studying business, management or HR-related subjects. However, we’re happy to consider you whatever your degree subject if you can demonstrate a keen interest in HR.
What youll get in return
A summer internship at National Highways is a great way to get hands-on work experience in a large, evolving organisation.
We’ll support your personal and professional development every step of the way, equipping you with valuable skills and experience that will boost your graduate career prospects.
All our internships offer:
- On-the-job learning, with the chance to experience many different aspects of your business area
- Mentoring with senior managers to provide guidance, encouragement and development support
- Flexible working arrangements
As well as a competitive salary and our commitment to your development, you’ll also have access to some fantastic employee benefits. Find out more about the benefits we offer at National Highways.
What youll need to succeed
If you have the passion to succeed that we see in our interns every day, you’ll be a great match. You’ll have:
- An enthusiastic, collaborative approach to working with others
- The ability to communicate in different formats with a variety of stakeholders
- Excellent co-ordination skills
- The ability to plan and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines
- A focus on quality and integrity in everything you do
You’ll also need to meet these essential entry requirements:
- Currently studying in your second year of an undergraduate degree
- Your degree is in a HR-related subject, or you are able to demonstrate a keen interest in HR
It is key to know all offers of internships are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks. This includes a Right to Work check, reference check and a DBS criminal record check.
Our role in Human Resources is to support, develop and nurture our people so that we can all achieve our full potential. By providing our people with the right skills and knowledge we are enabling the business to meet the daily demands we face supporting delivery of our corporate plan and connecting the country. We champion our values of safety, integrity, passion, ownership and teamwork.
Why you should join us
At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers. So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion in what you do, work effectively in a team and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.
And finally, we reserve the right to close before the advertised closing date based on the volume of applications received. To ensure that we can consider your application, please submit your application early.