HR Internship (12 months) - Airbus

Salary: Competitve + benefits
Location: South East, Stevenage
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Human Resources

Description of the job

Start date: July 2018
Location: Stevenage

Application closing date: 17th November 2017

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

An opportunity is available to join the Airbus Defence & Space Human Resources Department on a 12 month Internship working in the Early Careers Team.

The Early Careers Team is responsible for managing the Apprenticeship, Graduate, Internship and Work Experience programmes. The team forms part of the People Resourcing Centre of Competence which has overall responsibility for the employment strategy and defining and implementing policies and processes in order to secure the mid and long term availability of competences and profiles to meet the strategic goals of Airbus.

Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

• Support the provision of operational support to managers and employees within the business, with a focus on a particular business entity.

• Contribute to the delivery of business objectives through supporting appropriate and timely HR interventions.

• Provide support to the Resource and Develop team to ensure the successful implementation of policies and initiatives within Airbus.

• This role will require occasional travel to our other UK sites as well as some ad-hoc travel abroad.

Required skills

Please note our internships are open to undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

• Ability to work autonomously and use initiative.

• Motivated and driven to further their personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the role.

• Ability to balance workload, work on multiple projects at once, priorities and manage own workload.

• Excellent organisational skills, including strong attention to detail.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with a diverse client group and produce succinct correspondence.

• Ability to work well with others in a team environment

• Well-developed computer literacy skills within a Microsoft Office environment, including intermediate Excel skills with the ability to interpret data using V lookups and pivot tables

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application. The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 17th November 2017.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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