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Talent, Diversity & Inclusion Intern (Summer 2021)

Westport, CT, US

Position Overview:

The Talent, Diversity and Inclusion 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, diversity and inclusion, HR metrics, and engagement. In addition, the intern will gain valuable experience working in the headquarters of a global corporation, gaining an understanding of the complexity of our business, connecting with others in the HR community, and learning our 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:


Training & Development

  • Create and update training materials focused on various HR processes, including global succession planning and navigating talent management systems.
  • Enter and analyze program evaluation data for our management and leadership development programs.  Prepare charts and reports to summarize results.
  • Create and publish online training for our global Team Members using our eLearning tool, Brainshark.



  • Update HR community site with latest documents. 
  • Support the planning of Westport-based community service activities and create communications as needed (posters, News@Corporate descriptions, etc.).


Diversity and Inclusion

  • Create training materials to support the next phase of our diversity and inclusion journey.
  • Support local Women@Terex initiatives.


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Junior year standing as of Fall 2021 at accredited 4 year university/college.
  • Pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree in Human Resources or a related business.
  • Minimum of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 required to submit resume to Terex Career Database.
  • 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-CT Westport HR 

Department: Human Resources 

Job ID: 10963 


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.