Charles Schwab 2019 Schwab Intern Academy – Human Resources in United States

Description:

Brendan Charles Hack

0822-42926

We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny . We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/about/leadership/charles_schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Work with a company that has been challenging the conventions of the financial services industry for over 40 years through an internship with Charles Schwab. Schwab’s mission is to help our clients create a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. It is summed up in our tagline – Own your tomorrow – and it permeates everything we do.

The design of the program invites interns to engage directly in Schwab’s culture of service, while challenging them with a blend of learning programs, team-building activities, networking opportunities, and enriching work projects. Features of our 2019 program include:

  • Business Track Project : Work with a Schwab organization that provides a meaningful and valuable experience to translate classroom learning into real business projects.

  • Intern Cohort Project : Partner with other interns to brainstorm, discuss learning experiences, and present solutions.

  • Learning Activities : Participate in facilitated classroom training, team discussions and events, individual assessments and activities, senior leader meetings, and on-the-job training.

  • Dedicated Intern Manager : Receive regular feedback from your manager, participate in career-related discussions, and provide your own feedback.

  • Strengths Application: Learn about yourself and how to apply your unique strengths, abilities, and goals to the work you do as part of Schwab’s ‘strengths-based’ culture.

  • Mentorship & Networking: Build your professional network by interacting with professionals across Schwab, including senior leaders, peers, and Schwab Intern Academy Alumni.

We look for students with:

  • Optimism and curiosity, who are inspired by a keen sense of purpose, awareness, and knowledge

  • Adaptability and flexibility, who enjoy working through cross-functional partnerships and collaboration to achieve a common purpose

  • An innovative and questioning mindset, who constantly look for better ways to do things, have a passion for service, and aim to exceed client expectations

Because interns are considered a primary pipeline for full-time opportunities, every intern candidate must be eligible for full-time employment upon graduation and must also meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in a current undergraduate program tracking to a bachelor’s degree

  • Plan to graduate between December 2019 and May/June 2020

  • Must be able to work full time and be on-site at assigned Schwab location during the 9-week program (June 10 to August 9)

  • Have specific skills as needed by the hosting Business Track

Schwab is recognized as an industry leader, and our welcoming culture will embrace your individuality and partner you with other like-minded and solution-focused students. We will invest in your summer experience by providing you direction and leadership for a robust and well-rounded internship, as well as helping you focus on a potential future career with Schwab.

Schwab Intern Academy is our centrally managed summer internship program that recruits juniors and rising seniors within a year of graduation. As an affirmative action employer, Schwab takes affirmative action to employ qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans in our intern program. As a culture that values Diversity and Inclusion, Schwab encourages the application of Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Business Track Job Descriptions:

Talent & Organizational Development Track

Talent & Organizational Development is a team of professionals who create learning experiences that help our employees to develop new skills and capabilities. We take a consultative approach to learning and development, helping businesses to define their required performance, analyzing business needs, and proposing learning solutions that meet the business needs identified. Our goal is to inspire and empower Schwab employees to realize their full potential.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will help businesses define their required performance and identify gaps in desired performance.

  • You will design learning solutions based on adult learning principles.

  • You may work on projects that require collaboration with other Human Resources (HR) partners in Training Operations, HR Reporting, HR Information Systems, and Talent Management Communications.

What you have:

  • By the time the internship begins you must have completed some coursework in instructional design, adult education, instructional technology, learning science, or a related discipline.

  • Curiosity, a desire to learn more about the root causes behind employee performance.

  • Excellent communication skills. You’ll need to be able to express yourself clearly and professionally, verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to influence.

  • Understanding of instructional design models such as ADDIE, SAM or other.

  • Proficient in MS Office, and some exposure or awareness to design and development tools such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, or similar.

  • Strong interest in learning and development as a profession.

What you will learn:

  • You will analyze how business needs translate into performance needs and identify appropriate learning solutions to address those needs.

  • You will learn to take a consultative focus to all phases of instructional design, intake through implementation.

  • You will gain experience influencing project stakeholders and business subject matter experts.

  • You will improve your instructional design skills through real world application of methodologies and tools.

  • You will be exposed to a disciplined project management process.

Training Operations Track

The Schwab learning teams work with business leaders to provide learning solutions for a variety of employee needs in the classroom, virtually, and with self-paced activities. The Training Operations (TOPS) team is operations-focused that supports the employee learning experience by providing consultation and execution of training administration. By providing quality service, planning and learning tool support, employees can spend more time engaged in training experiences that improve Schwab’s bottom line. The TOPS internship role will be responsible for administrative support centered on Schwab’s learning management system (LMS - SumTotal) as well as collaborating with various HR learning professionals to launch key training initiatives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participate as a project member for training rollouts to provide the best user experience in the LMS, effective training communications, and reporting and survey needs as needed.

  • Be accountable for entering training activities into the LMS for all activity modalities.

  • Work with Logistics team members to submit logistic requests for training programs.

  • Provides support as an administrator on virtual sessions, welcoming facilitators and participants as well as troubleshooting virtual technical challenges as necessary.

What you have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Effective relationship builder--ability to partner cross-functionally, cross-enterprise and work effectively with various levels of the organization.

  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office products.

  • Attention to detail with time-management and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere to accomplish results.

  • Able to maintain a positive user experience while troubleshooting as challenges arise.

What you will learn:

  • An understanding of the end to end processes of launching training initiatives within Schwab.

  • How to load and troubleshoot activities within an industry leading learning management system.

Talent Acquisition Track

Schwab is growing at an unprecedented rate, filling over 5,000 positions a year. The Talent Acquisition (TA) internship role will be responsible for project coordination as it relates to business hiring and talent attraction needs as well as working alongside various Talent Acquisition professionals in order to seek out, evaluate, and engage talent.

Key responsibilities:

  • You may participate in essential project management work related to talent attraction and how we utilize social media in order to attract and engage new talent.

  • You may work alongside multiple groups within the TA organization to better understand the full-cycle recruitment process.

  • You may partner with our TA Effectiveness organization to identify and recommend solutions that increase the overall TA efficiency and impact through labor market intelligence, TA technology and TA capacity and contingency planning.

  • You may work alongside our HR Programs team to better understand the candidate immigration and relocation process.

  • You may pre-screen potential candidates and provide accurate information about the job opportunity, the organization, and the Schwab culture.

What you have:

  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Baseline understanding of employment laws and human resources best practices.

  • Effective collaborator and relationship builder--ability to partner cross-functionally, cross-enterprise and work effectively with various levels of the organization as well as various personality types

What you will learn:

  • How to deliver recruiting excellence by following internal policies and procedures, accurately tracking & reporting metrics, and by being compliant with all federal, state and local employment laws.

  • You will gain a unique blend of Human Resources (HR) and financial industry knowledge; combining your education with experiences at a top financial firm.

  • The importance of effective communication and relationship-building skills needed to advise in a consultative capacity.

Diversity and Inclusion Track

Schwab is growing at an unprecedented rate, filling over 5,000 positions a year. The Talent Acquisition (TA) internship role will be responsible for project coordination as it relates to business hiring and talent attraction needs as well as working alongside various Talent Acquisition professionals in order to seek out, evaluate, and engage talent.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will participate in essential diversity and inclusion initiatives to further advance diversity across the firm.

  • You will partner with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to identify and recommend solutions that increase the reach and impact at Schwab.

  • You will partner with our Talent Acquisition organization to further integrate diversity into Schwab’s approach and methodology to attract and engage talent.

What you have:

  • Strong passion for diversity and inclusion

  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Driven to achieve impactful results.

  • Baseline understanding of employment laws and human resources best practices.

  • Effective collaborator and relationship builder--ability to partner cross-functionally, cross-enterprise and work effectively with various levels of the organization as well as various personality types.

What you will learn:

  • How to deliver recruiting excellence by following internal policies and procedures, accurately tracking & reporting metrics, and by being compliant with all federal, state and local employment laws.

  • You will gain a unique blend of Human Resources (HR) and financial industry knowledge; combining your education with experiences at a top financial firm.

  • The importance of effective communication and relationship-building skills needed to advise in a consultative capacity.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: No Work Experience

Position Located In: TX - Austin, AZ - Phoenix, CO - Lone Tree, CA - San Francisco, TX - Westlake

Education: HS/GED

Job Type: Part Time

Category:Campus Programs/Internships

Activation Date: Monday, August 27, 2018

Expiration Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018

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