Human Resources Leadership Program (Intern) – United States

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
What You’ll Do
Cisco’s Human Resources Leadership Program (HRLP) internship is a twelve-week program designed to develop future HR leaders. The internship program prepares students to join Cisco full-time post graduation as part of Cisco’s three-year HRLP rotational program. As a Cisco HRLP intern, you will:

Work on projects that will add significant value to the business and participate in professional development workshops, function-specific training, and business seminars often led by subject-matter professionals
Collaborate with senior leadership, managers, cross-functional teams, and other interns in the HRLP community while presenting analysis and recommendations on a pivotal initiative to the senior HR leadership team

Team Description
Work on strategic HR projects that increases Cisco's value, partner with an expert mentor and collaborate with Cisco leaders. Choose your own adventure and rotate through HR functions that you’re passionate about.

You are actively pursuing an MBA or Master’s degree with a concentration in HR
You show excellent academic credentials with comprehension of business fundamentals including finance, marketing, operations and strategy
You have four plus years of related work experience between Bachelor’s and Master’s programs or during Master’s program
You have shown leadership skills, ability to motivate change, and a working knowledge of HR competencies
You show the ability to think strategically, partner with business units, and articulate how HR can positively impact business effectiveness
You show a strong passion for building a career in Human Resources
Willingness to relocate to Cisco's headquarters in San Jose, CA for the summer Internship
You are able to provide a current (recommended) cover letter and resume at time of application

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their own unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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