HR Intern (Summer 2024)


Denver, CO, US Omaha, NE, US Houston, TX, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 169998 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: DHO HR Operations 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Do you like teamwork and working in a fast-growing company? In this HR co-op program, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within the Human Resources field. You will cultivate your HR capabilities and business acumen while you provide valuable work to our business. 
Through this experience, you will have the opportunity to explore an area of the 1HR group which could include Employee Services, University Recruiting, Talent Development, Craft Services and more. You will also get exposure to our Center of Excellence (COE) Leaders, HR Business Partners, and HR Directors as you learn and grow with our team. 
We hire only the most driven people, and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership, and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility you won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.

District Overview

HR Operations is an integral partner and service provider at Kiewit.  In recent years, we have gone from decentralized HR groups to a unified, shared service team, with various HR Centers of Excellence.  Our vision is to be a best-in-class international HR organization. 


This position will be based in Lenexa, KS, Omaha, NE, Houston, TX, Denver, CO, or at one of our many project locations across North America.


You will have the opportunity to be involved with: 
•    Talent Acquisition
•    Employee Relations 
•    Learning and Development
•    Compensation and Benefits
•    Talent Development
•    Employee Services
•    Craft Services 
•    Project HR
Responsibilities could include: 
•    Collaborate with employees to complete the HR functional work for your respective business function. 
•    Ensure that HR provides extraordinary service and drives consistency and standards. 
•    Counsel the business on employee challenges to ensure high performing teams and an inclusive environment. 
•    Deploy recruitment solutions to increase diversity of our workforce. 
•    Comprehensive HR data analysis to identify insights to make better decisions and drive efficiencies for the business.
•    Support execution of employee performance programs and expectations to maximize workforce productivity.
•    Support onboarding process to ensure consistent messaging across the project.


•    Currently attending a 4yr accredited university/college pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent required, or if you are a post baccalaureate student currently pursuing your Master’s degree.
•    Prior internship experience in the HR field preferred
•    Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Use of data and analytics when problem solving and influencing
•    Strong work ethic, agility and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
•    Prior extracurricular activities (intramurals, Greek system, volunteering). 

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $16 - $20 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Summer Internship, HR, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Intern, Entry Level, Human Resources