Human Resources Intern

Job ID: R00092100

Category: Administrative Support

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Human Resources Intern

Ecolab’s Human Resources Internship Program provides a unique opportunity for graduate level Human Resources interns to own a strategic project within an Ecolab operating division or corporate HR group. Interns may be placed in a variety of HR functions (HR generalist, Talent Development, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, etc.) focused on current issues or needs that will directly impact the business. Concluding the 10-week internship, interns provide senior management, project stakeholders, work teams and alumni with a professional presentation sharing the project overview, findings and recommendations.

As a Human Resources Intern, you will also participate in a variety of activities that will provide you exposure to leaders, Ecolab culture, and businesses. Experiences will include executive meet and greets, business overviews, networking, volunteer activities and social events

The HR Internship Program serves as a direct pipeline to Ecolab’s Human Resource Leadership Development Program (HRLDP), which develops individuals who possess long-term potential to serve as leaders across Ecolab. HRLDPs are placed into one of Ecolab’s many divisions/functions and will complete 3 rotations, each lasting 12-18 months in length In order to maximize full growth potential, each HRLDP Business Partner will have a unique and customized rotational plan based on his/her experience, strengths, opportunity areas and interests.

With annual sales of $15 billion, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Our 49,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering critical insights and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments at nearly three million customer locations in more than 170 countries.

Our innovative products and services touch virtually every aspect of daily life and are used in hospitals, hotels, restaurants, schools, manufacturing plants, refineries and other locations throughout the world. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on Ecolab to help ensure operational efficiencies, product integrity and brand reputation.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges – and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

The ideal candidate is currently pursuing a Master level degree with a concentration in HR with:

• Anticipated graduation date of May/June 2021

• A minimum of three years of business experience

• Prior HR experience strongly preferred

• Proven leadership skills with the ability to drive self, lead others and provide guidance to senior leaders

• Courageous, articulate, confident

• Willing to think critically & drive results

• Possess the maturity and experience to collaborate with colleagues and leaders across functional and business areas

• Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

• Superior written and verbal communication skills

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

Impact What Matters

The world needs you, now.



Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping transform our organization to enable growth.

…inspiring future generations of leaders.

…making sure all the technology connections work as they are supposed to.