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Masters of HR - Internship

Company: Pella Corporation
Location: Pella
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Pella's Sr. Strategic Account Manager - Job Description

Who Is Pella Corporation?

In the small Dutch Community of Pella, Iowa in 1925, Pete and Lucille Kuyper invested in a new invention - a window screen that rolled up and down like a shade. The couple went on to found a company based on the principles of traditional American values, integrity and the desire to enrich the homes and lives of our customers.

Today, Pella Corporation is still privately owned with best-in-class governance and continues to be the industry leader in product innovation. In fact, we have been awarded more than 150 product and design patents. And the team at Pella is as committed as ever to continuing the company's proud heritage of building innovative windows and doors.

At Pella, we want to help you find what makes you an extraordinary team member. That is why we offer individualized talent development plans, cross-functional experiences, and opportunities for career advancement through personal and professional development.

Our industry leading national brand is supported by 9,500+ team members at 18 manufacturing sites and 90+ sales branches across the country who are dedicated to serving our customers with Pella Passion - a way of being that inspires us to go above and beyond for each other, our customers, and our communities. Pella Passion has guided our actions for over 95 years and will carry us forward as we capture the rare blend of inspired design and exceptional detail in our work and our lives.

Position Details

As an HR Intern for the Summer of 2023, you will work closely with HR leaders on key projects that will impact our business in real time. While building your career experiences and general business acumen you will also be building professional capabilities preparing you for a successful career in human resources upon graduation. The Human Resources projects may include working with our frontline HR team members, corporate centers of excellence, or key workstreams relating to our critical business and HR strategy - Building Pella's Talent Advantage .

Key Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Work closely with HR mentors and managers to understand the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective.
  • Assist leadership in managing talent management projects including performance management, talent planning and development, team member engagement and culture building.
  • Engage with cross functional leaders throughout the organization to help Pella elevate it's general HR practices and leadership capabilities.
  • Participate in core internship programming that includes a case study competition, professional development curriculum, and participating in an off-site business meeting(s).
  • Create and present strategic solutions to solve real world challenges within our business.

    • Completed a bachelor's degree and currently enrolled in an MBA, Masters of HR, or Masters of LER program.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills from work or extracurricular activities.
    • Previous full-time work or internship experience preferred.
    • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to tailor messaging to your audience and present information at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to work full-time within the United States without visa sponsorship upon graduation.


      Pella Corporation is committed to workforce diversity. Pella is a Tobacco-Free Work Environment. Pella participates in E- Verify. Pella will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


      Pella Corporation provides a working environment free of discrimination and harassment. Pella Corporation treats all persons equally, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability, as each is protected under federal law. A number of states in which Pella operates have laws protecting classifications of Team Members not necessarily protected under federal law. Therefore, Pella also treats all persons equally, regardless of political affiliation and belief, pregnancy, national origin, age, creed, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, mental disorder, veteran status, ancestry or handicap as each category is protected under a municipal ordinance or state law.

      Department of Labor Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
      Employee Polygraph Protection Act

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