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Human Resources Intern

Watertown, SD, US

Job ID: 18581 

Location: US-SD Watertown 14th Ave HR 

Department:  Human Resources 



Intern Program Overview:

The Terex Intern 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.



  • Partner with team members from global locations - more than 7 manufacturing locations worldwide.
  • Intern/Co-op opportunities can lead to full time careers


Real World Responsibilities:

Potential intern projects include:

  • Support Early Talent Program including planning intern events, registering for Fall career fairs, ordering career fair display and giveaway items, and other coordination of the program
  • Improve current new hire onboarding experience through researching best practices
  • Assist with the recruitment/selection processes for Production Team Members, Team Leaders, Group Leaders, and Professional positions 
  • Review resumes, schedule interviews, conduct background checks, drug screens, and reference checks.
  • Learn how to conduct behavioral-based interviews and assessments for Team Members, Team Leaders, and Group Leaders
  • Assists with conducting, coordinating and leading orientation for new Team Members
  • Assist with other duties and/or projects as needed


Must haves:

  • Pursing a degree in human resources, psychology, business, or similar field
  • Availability to work in Watertown, SD for summer months full-time (40hrs/wk)
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in human resources
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks/projects at one time


Nice to haves:

  • MS Excel and PowerPoint experience
  • Positive and energetic


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