Internship - Human Resource Management

  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 23, 2022

Job Description

Internship - Human Resource Management
  • Rio Tinto was named Canada's Top 100 Employer and one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 3 consecutive years
  • Get real work experience at one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on safety and inclusion
  • Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change
  • Fall internship (September to December)

About the role

We are offering a 4-month internship opportunity in HR in Kitimat at our Rio Tinto Aluminium group facility.

Our internship in HR will allow you to learn and contribute on all Human Resources sub-systems, connecting and leveraging our services within the business necessity.

The role is a great opportunity for a team-oriented and dynamic individual to join a collaborative human resources team, where development is encouraged and supported.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry's best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

Reporting to the Human Resources Business Partner and working a Monday to Friday schedule, you will be:
  • Working safely in accordance with Rio Tinto health, environmental, safety and community standards - actively leading and promoting our "Zero harm" culture;
  • Providing support to the human resources team with the onboarding project, engagement initiatives, and special projects as needed;
  • Supporting queries of a transactional and administrative nature for the human resources team, including support on the new time gathering system (workforce);
  • Utilizing human resource information systems to resolve queries, and supporting the resolution to system issues that may arise;
  • Managing escalations pertaining to theses projects as necessary;
  • Maintaining organized and accurate records and handling sensitive information with care;
  • Performing other administrative duties for the human resources team.

Note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangements are not offered.

What you'll bring
  • At least one year completed in Human Resource management or any other related field
  • Leadership skills, eagerness to learn and ready for the challenge ahead
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Valid driving licence
What we offer
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive salary
  • A relocation allowance and a premium offered for students outside the region
  • Ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience
  • Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community
  • A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development Program

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers - generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium - the world's first to be certified "responsible" - helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.
Where will you be working?

Rio Tinto's BC Works is a part of the Atlantic Operations of the Aluminium product group and has been operating in British Columbia for over 65 years. With industry leading new technology and four generations of employee expertise, as well as our hydropower facility at Kemano and the Nechako Reservoir, the Kitimat smelter is one of the world's most competitive aluminium smelters, producing aluminium with one of the lowest carbon footprints in the industry.

Rio Tinto is proud to operate in BC alongside our 1,000 employees, partners, community stakeholders and First Nations, and we look forward to the next 60 years.

To learn more about our Aluminium Operations, check out this video:

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome - they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

We are seeking to increase the diversity across our operations in order to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees and encourage female applicants to apply.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions

All progress begins with pioneers - at Rio Tinto, it begins with you.