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Human Resources Intern

Watertown, SD, US



Early Career Program overview


The Terex Internship Program immerses high potential students in challenging real-world projects which directly help drive business results at our global organization. Our rich beliefs in innovation and continuous improvement, paired with the diverse and creative mindsets of our students, leads to the development of our best-in-class products, positively impacting the lives of people all around the world.


We are committed to the personal and professional development of our students and are proud to encourage their growth into our leaders of tomorrow. 


The Human Resources intern will complete projects that will introduce him/her to various aspects of the group’s work, including, but not limited to: training and development, recruitment, HR metrics, and engagement. In addition, the intern will gain valuable experience learning fundamental HR processes. This internship is ideal for someone who has an interest in pursuing a career in Human Resources, with particular emphasis on talent acquisition, training and development, creating an inclusive workplace, and/or HR systems and processes.



Depending on the successful candidate’s interests and abilities, and the needs of the business at the time of placement, the intern’s projects could include the following:

  • Create and update training materials focused on various HR planning and navigating talent management systems.
  • Learn and assist with the completing Job Descriptions for current and new positions.
  • Enter and analyze program evaluation data for our management and leadership development programs. Prepare charts and reports to summarize results.
  • Assist in project to analyze data to compare team member performance ratings and turnover.
  • Assist with the development and rollout of employee recognition programs.
  • Participate in group HR projects.
  • Support local Women@Terex initiatives.


Must haves:

  • Minimum Junior year standing as of Fall 2018 at accredited 4 year university/college.


  • Pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree in Human Resources or a related business.
  • Desire to build a career in Human Resources with particular interest in talent development.
  • Track record of demonstrable accomplishments in school and at work.


Skills & Competencies  

  • Basic understanding of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Analytical abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Solid communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Well-developed organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Action oriented and strong follow-up.
  • Positive, can-do attitude; self-starter.

Location: US-SD Watertown HR 

Department: Human Resources 

Job ID: 828


Terex Overview:                    

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota