People Summer Intern

People Summer Intern

As a People Intern, you will have the opportunity to work on projects across three different teams – Talent Acquisition, People Growth, and People Operations & Experience. You will be assigned one business-critical project to work on for each team throughout the 10-week intern program. Additionally, you will assist with day to day team needs, which will build your overall understanding of Human Resources at AppNexus. Through your work, you will gain unique exposure to the company & the People team while getting exposure to three different paths within Human Resources.

About the team:

The People Team is responsible for finding top talent, and ensuring all employees continue to be excited, productive, and passionate about working at AppNexus. Our team focuses on identifying and bringing in the best and brightest new hires, as well as supporting and developing our existing talent. Through strategic culture-building initiatives, we work to create a unique and engaging environment where employees can accomplish their best work. To achieve our mandates, our team is service-oriented, proactive, and responsive to our internal business partners.

About the job:

  • The People Growth team empowers AppNexus employee training and talent development strategies. In particular, the team oversees our new hire onboarding, manager trainings, and customized team building programs.
  • The Talent Acquisition team is responsible for attracting, identifying, evaluating and hiring the best talent for AppNexus. The team includes our University Recruiting team which plans and oversees the Summer Intern Program.
  • The People Operations team works on various processes, tools, analytics, and initiatives to best support, engage, and develop AppNexians. From reporting and analytics to leading transformational People projects, this team will help you build a broad HR foundation.

About your skills:

  • You are a Junior with a BA/BS degree expected in 2018
  • You are organized and enjoy sharing organization techniques with others
  • You are involved on your college campus – whether in admissions, student activities, sports, or philanthropy – and are passionate about contributing to your community
  • You are an excellent verbal and written communicator
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

About the summer intern program:

New York City: Join 700 other AppNexians at our headquarters in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Worried about finding housing? We’re here to help!

Significant impact: Projects are designed specifically for you to fit your interests and skills. Shape your own role and be a part of the team that is building bold solutions to some of today’s most exciting and unique technical challenges to serve ads across the globe. Our interns are given responsibility immediately after completing onboarding.

Robust onboarding: You will ramp up alongside your class of interns. Your first week will be spent with your class attending AppNexus University and Engineer Onboarding. Learn the ins and outs of one of the fastest growing industries and what it means to be an AppNexian.

Performance management: We will manage your performance every step of the way and ensure you’re getting feedback in real-time. You’ll also have a formal mid-summer and end-of-summer review with your manager. Spend your summer immersed in life as an AppNexian and evaluate if AppNexus is the right place for you to join post-graduation.

Mentorship: You’ll have a mentor assigned to you from day one. Your AppNexpert (AppNexus Expert) will help you acclimate to our company, meet people across teams, and ensure you have a fantastic summer.

Events: You’ll participate in social and educational events that will help you get to know the other interns, give you the chance to meet our Executive Team, and learn as much as possible. Look forward to events like the Annual Summer Field Day, Broadway shows, Mets games, Escape the Room, and more!

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