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HR Intern - Recruiting

Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company Overview

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is a Fortune 1000 global manufacturer of residential and commercial water heaters, boilers, and water treatment products.  Founded in 1874 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, A. O. Smith has over 15,100 employees with annual sales of $3 billion.  A. O. Smith fully recognizes that clean, hot water is essential to households, hospitals and businesses and is dedicated to providing the best water heating and water treatment solutions.  We were voted a Top Milwaukee Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in 2020 and again in 2021.

Internship Overview

We are looking for a HR Intern – Recruiting to join our Talent Acquisition team where you will support our Talent Acquisition Manager, our Corporate Talent Acquisition Team (salaried roles), and our Manufacturing Talent Acquisition Team (hourly roles).  This position will be located on-site at our Milwaukee World Headquarters (11270 W Park Place, Milwaukee, WI).  This role is year-round and offered until graduation and requires a minimum of 12 hours/week during the school year and up to 40 hours/week during the summer.  The HR Intern - Recruiting would ideally start Spring Semester 2022 (January/February).

What You'll Gain

  • Mentorship from in-house corporate and hourly manufacturing recruitment teams at a Fortune 1000 company
  • Experience full-cycle recruiting on your own requisitions from start to finish
  • Opportunities to shadow HR Professionals outside of Talent Acquisition

What You'll Do

  • Assist corporate recruiters with the full recruiting life cycle including sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates
  • Lead recruiting efforts on intern and entry-level roles within the organization
  • Conduct reference checks for the team
  • Complete Talent Acquisition projects as assigned
  • Reconciling billing for our background check vendor and job board ads
  • Support our Training & Development team as needed


  • Graduate/undergraduate student in Human Resources preferred
  • Strong interest in learning recruiting as a future career path
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, able to work independently within a quiet office environment
  • Previous recruiting or human resources internship experience a plus but not required

A. O. Smith Vision and Values

Vision: To be a leading provider of innovative and energy efficient products used to heat, treat, and conserve water, providing value to our residential and commercial customers.


  • Achieve profitable growth
  • Emphasize innovation, a primary source of profitable growth
  • Preserve its good name, acting with uncompromising integrity in all dealings
  • Be a good place to work
  • Be a good citizen, serving the public and communities in which we do business

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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