Human Resources Intern
San Francisco, CA US
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Human Resources Intern
Subsidiary Name:Recology Service Center
Department:Human Resources
City:San Francisco
ZIP Code:94111
Employment Status:Temporary Full-Time
About Us

Recology is a leader in the resource recovery industry. We provide services throughout California, Oregon, and Washington, including collection, transfer, disposal, landfill management, composting, and recycling. We are the largest employee-owned company in our industry and our success has stemmed from the dedication of our employees, the service we provide to our customers, and our genuine concern for a sustainable environment.



As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment.

We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by:

  • Giving back to our communities and our environment by volunteering time and resources
  • Recovering resources to achieve their best and highest use
  • Exhibiting Ownership in a company that does the right things for the right reasons, ensuring that our actions benefit the company, the communities we serve, and our environment.
  • Working together to develop camaraderie and facilitate collaboration. By demonstrating an inclusive attitude that values different backgrounds and ideas, we can get the job done.

You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Human Resources Intern

Recology's Human Resoources internship offers the opportunity to:

  • Work side-by-side with the Corporate Human Resources Team to execute HR initiatives, process improvement, and projects.

  • Network with professionals who share your interests.

  • Assist with a variety of projects in all functional areas of Human Resources (i.e. compensation, benefits, onboarding, HRIS).

  • Be mentored to help your career development over the 12 weeks.

  • Get hands-on experience and emerge with the tools you need to jump start your career.


  • Performs assigned tasks in functional area.

  • Analyzes data and/or potential issues and makes recommendations for solutions.

  • Performs analysis of data, information, and research.

  • Completes special projects.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Currently in senior year of undergraduate coursework or have recently graduated in the field of Human Resources. Applications from graduate students are also encouraged.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or greater.

  • Feel passionate about our vision: Recology sees a world without waste.

  • Self-starter with superior follow-through and task completion.

  • Creative problem solver; able to work independently to produce quality results.

  • Thrives in fast-paced environment and maintains a sense of humor.

  • Able to work full-time Monday thru Friday from May 28th through August 16th.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

  • Ability to write, create and assemble reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively research, work with data, and present information.

  • Ability to solve practical problems with a continuous improvement mindset.

  • Ability to work with multiple departments to help achieve goals and objectives.

  • An interest in a career within Human Resources.

  • Ability to accept delegated responsibilities and follow through to completion.

Please submit your resume, and a cover letter that includes:

  • Your interest in interning at Recology;

  • Why you think you would be a good fit for the Human Resources internship program; and

  • How you see a world without waste.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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