11/10/2018 Airbus 2019-01-08T00:00:00+00:00 Bristol BS99 7AR

HR Internship

  • Sector: business admin law, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Bristol
HR Internship

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Reference Code 10422124 EJ EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus Filton

– Target Group:  Internship – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time:   Internship / Full time

– Work Experience:  Not specified

– Functional Area:  HUMAN RESOURCES / HR Transactions & Services
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Duration: 12 Months

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into various potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

There are a wide variety of skills and knowledge required in the various areas of the Human Resources department across both Filton and Broughton sites.

Within all areas the roles are fast paced and you will hold a good level of responsibility seeing projects and/or tasks through from beginning to end; together with autonomy and exposure to life with Airbus. Additionally you will work alongside varying levels of management within the business, transnational managers, internal stakeholders and/or external suppliers.


The HR Internship activities offer great exposure to the HR function and various disciplines within HR, including HRBP (HR Business Partner) team in the HRBP role. There could be the opportunity to be involved in Change management, supporting the implementation of the new Digital HR tools, learning activities, HR events, Employee Engagement activities and supporting Early career programmes in recruitment and involvement with schools and universities.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement, enrolled on one of the following degree programmes:

– Human Resources

– Economics

– International Business

– Psychology or Business, with an emphasis on Human Resource Management

The following skills will also be required:

– Ability to manage numerous tasks, prioritise and manage urgent requests

– Organised, timely and pro-active approach to workload

– Ability to work autonomously and use initiative

– Effective communication skills both with an immediate team and those in remote locations

– Understanding of project management

– Good IT skills, particularly MS Office and an awareness of social media tools

– Analytical reasoning and problem solving ability


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment process. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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