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941980BRReq ID:941980BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. It s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:2018 MBA Summer Intern: HR StrategyEmployment Type:InternshipCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:Come help us define the future of retail and prepare for the future of work. On the heels of our ecommerce acquisitions and with the expanding footprint of our US business, we are in the midst of an exciting Global People Transformation effort with the aim of creating a work environment that Walmart can be proud of.
Following the $2.7 billion investment in our people announced in February 2016, Walmart has been undergoing an exciting and dynamic transformation in which our associates and customers are at the center of everything we do.
We are looking for two MBA interns to come on board and bring their strategic and analytical minds to help us work through value-add projects. Your manager will work with you to find the best fit project to tackle during this 10-week internship based on the business need, your interests, and the skills you desire to learn over the course of the summer. Depending on the project, interns will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally and with HR departments across the enterprise. Most projects will also entail working with our HR analytics team to help inform your recommendations.
This is Walmart s first time formally hosting HR MBA interns and we are committed to making sure that you have a worth-while experience. This includes ensuring you are connected with our interns coming to Bentonville for other functions, such as Finance and Merchandising.
What types of assignments can you expect as a full-time associate? The Global People team is designing and driving strategic programs to change the way we work at Walmart with the associate experience at heart of our focus. Examples include:
Design a new assessment strategy and tools to drive insights-based selection and onboarding of executive talent
Perform comprehensive needs analysis and assessment to identify and develop an enterprise learning framework that can be delivered at scale
Develop holistic leadership development programs and customized learning journeys to accelerate development and readiness of our High-Potential talent to drive transformational change
Roll out a new performance management and compensation philosophy for over 140,000 associates that inspires and recognizes high performance, while differentiating rewards for top talent
Establish People analytics tools, dashboards and data-driven insights to transform decision-making at Walmart across recruitment, succession planning, learning and performance management
Prototype, test and roll out new People Products that simplify processes, enhance the associate experience, and drive business impactMinimum Qualifications:Pursuing a Master's degree in Business Administration, with focus on Human Capital, Organizational Management, Corporate Strategy or other related field
3-5 years of professional work experienceAdditional Preferred Qualifications:What qualities are we looking for in candidates?
Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team
Strong business communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Ability to identify business problems and solve them using hypothesis and testing with data
Ability to work through ambiguity and be resourceful
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Results ownership
A growth mindset and the ability to adapt quickly to change
We have no requirements of previous formal HR or retail experienceCategory:Human Resources Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartRequisition Template:Home Office
Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, assist, assistant, co op, intern, internship, on call, support, supportive


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