Panasonic Intern, Talent Management in Newark, New Jersey

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a Talent, Learning, and Organization Development (OD) Intern in Human Resources, you will be a member of the Talent, Learning, and OD team, partnering with HR Business Partners, Generalists, and Specialists, Talent Acquisition, Human Resource Information System Professionals, and others across our businesses. You will have the opportunity to apply your education in a professional setting, while gaining valuable experience and skills. In this position, you will learn and you will grow. Your voice will be heard; you will have a unique opportunity to help drive meaningful change. Own your own project that will impact our team; present your findings at the conclusion of the internship – gain exposure to senior-level executives.

  • Analyze learning and development needs and gaps across our businesses; research outside vendors and offerings to build a network of service providers. Provide learning and development support for our managers and individual contributors. Make recommendations to keep our learning and development programs/offerings fresh, engaging, and fun.

  • Evaluate the current onboarding process and identify areas for improvement; Partner with Talent Acquisition and HR team to ensure smooth, impactful onboarding experiences from pre-hire to 180-days on the job

  • Track correspondence with cross-functional teams and departments via departmental mailboxes and ensures appropriate responses are provided in a timely manner; Partner with Talent & OD team, HR team, and others to drive solutions that provide a “personalized” feel.

  • Conduct research regarding best-practices and functional trends. Make recommendations to drive more effective talent and OD processes; Contribute to our social media strategy and execution – use your creativity to help make Panasonic a “destination” for talented individuals

  • All other tasks as assigned. Inclusion & Diversity support as needed.

What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience:

  • A graduating senior pursuing a degree in Business or HR; Master’s student preferred – specializing in HR, Organization Development, Organizational Behavior, or related field

  • 1-2 years of corporate experience; preferably in a best practices organization.


  • Desire to work in team-based projects; highly collaborative

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Comfort with “learning on the fly”.

  • Good project management and planning skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Solutions orientated.

  • Ethical Practice.

  • Global & Cultural Awareness.

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills and learning management systems experience.

  • Relationship Management.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • No Travel required:

What We Offer:

Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit

Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas

Rewards and recognition for great achievements

Growth opportunities for career development

Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work

Competitive benefits and compensation package

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.