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Lubrizol Human Resources Internship, Fall 2019 in Wickliffe, Ohio

Human Resources Internship, Fall 2019

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company , is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story at in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.

The Lubrizol Corporation

A Berkshire Hathaway company

The HR Intern will work with the Corporate HR staff in Northeast Ohio with opportunities for global collaboration. Primary duties will be focused with the HR Culture and Inclusion team providing support and guidance to the broader HR community. In addition, the intern will partner with HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition and Talent Development.

What will you gain from this internship opportunity?

  • 1 year of professional HR experience in a globally-renowned company.

  • Research, presentation, and professional communication skills.

  • Learning more about how people strategies impact business results.

  • HRIS training, specifically SAP and Success Factors.

  • Overall understanding of corporate and HR division objectives.

  • Access to mentors, planned social events, and educational opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the HR Culture and Inclusion team to communicate and influence on topics including culture, diversity and inclusion, onboarding, legal compliance, succession planning, and much more.

  • Partner with HR and hiring managers to review job descriptions and career ladders.

  • Research best practices on HR programs and policies and present findings to business leaders.

  • Analyse and compile people data (turnover, compensation, talent data, etc.) utilizing Pivot tables, charts and forms.

  • Attend meetings with business leaders to learn about the Lubrizol business and identify employee/manager needs.

  • Participate in candidate interviews for entry-level positions.

  • Assist in reporting within SAP Success Factors modules.

  • Learn about the talent management cycle and how talent is deployed within the organization.

  • Take on additional duties and responsibilities as needed by each department leader.


  • Able to work full-time during the summer (40 hours per week) and part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in human resources, business management or related field from an accredited college or university with a graduation date of Spring 2021.

  • Students with a GPA at or above 3.0 will be given priority consideration.

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities within campus or community organizations.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (candidates will be asked to complete a short Excel test during the interview process).

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Effective communication and writing skills.

  • Lead decisively by being timely and self-motivated with the ability to pick up new concepts.

  • Think external by fostering curiosity to learn and explore new ideas in a HR capacity.

Benefits of Lubrizol’s Internship Programs:

  • Be rewarded. Rewards include competitive pay, holiday pay for holidays that fall within your work period, and tuition reimbursement assistance during work sessions.

  • Have fun. We have fun by hosting a variety of events and activities for our students. Past events include a Cleveland Indians game, paid volunteering days, and even a picnic hosted by our CEO!

  • Grow professionally. All interns present their work at the end of each work session. This is an excellent opportunity to improve your public speaking and professional skills in a corporate setting.

  • Enjoy LIFE. Lubrizol’s Integrated Flexible Environment provides employees with increased flexibility in their work schedule while allowing Lubrizol to maintain a progressive and productive work environment.

  • Be Empowered. Be a part of an accountable culture that drives personal responsibility and ownership of results each and every day.

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company. We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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