• Human Resources Internship

    Job ID
    Functional Group
    Human Resources
    Business Segment
  • Overview


    Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information, visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @Axalta on twitter.




    Axalta Coating Systems’ Leadership recognizes the business value of introducing young, new talent into the organization through our internship program.  The Axalta Internship Program provides a meaningful professional experience to college students and is supported by a hands-on supervisor, a 1-to-1 mentoring relationship with a senior Axalta leader and a day-to-day buddy to help with the daily maneuvering within our company.   To enhance the real-world experience, the Interns are provided with a unique project designed by the functional leadership that possesses true business value.  At the conclusion of the internship the interns are then provided an opportunity to establish their own brand through a presentation of “what I have learned” to senior leaders sharing the outcomes of their work on the project.  Additionally, the interns are provided direct exposure to Axalta’s senior level executives through our international lecture series which includes a live question and answer session with the leader.  The interns will also be provided the opportunity to meet, network and spend time with the rest of the Axalta summer interns during the 2-day Summit held at our Global Headquarters in Philadelphia, PA.  These are all keys to insuring a robust, meaningful and value adding real-world experience to these students.


    The Internships will last a minimum of 10 weeks.  Preferred starting dates are at the end of May with the target completion timeframe in mid-August. 





    During your Axalta Internship, you will:

    • Have the opportunity to work on real and meaningful projects
    • Be expected to deliver analytical results helping the business and management to make decisions.
    • Rotate through the various competencies within Human Resources including Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits and HR Business Partnerships
    • Have frequent opportunities for direct interaction with our internal manufacturing and marketing groups, as well as, senior leadership
    • Prepare and present a report summarizing your project work.



    Salary: $20.00/hour

    Travel Reimbursement:  Axalta will pay you a pre-determined lump sum to cover your round trip between your school and the Axalta location to which you are assigned. 

    Housing:  Axalta will provide interns in need of housing a lump sum of $5,000.00 to cover living expenses


    Candidates seeking US-based internships need to have the ability to work legally in the United State (e.g. US Citizen, US permanent resident of qualifying refugee or individuals granted asylum). Applicants who do not indicate having the necessary work authorization will not be considered for US-based internships. 


    • Working towards an undergraduate or Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Psychology, Labor & Industrial Relations or Organizational Design
    • A minimum GPA of 3.5
    • The demonstrated ability to learn on the job
    • Be an effective problem solver with strong analytical skills
    • Results oriented and a self-starter
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Ability to work in a team environment


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