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Human Resources Internship - Summer 2020

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 31977 


Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


We need sharp, energetic people to help us create, engineer, market, and deliver our products worldwide. Challenging summer internship opportunities are available for candidates pursuing degrees in areas such as Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Communications, Engineering, Human Resources, Psychology, Statistics, Physics, Data Science, and Computer Science.

Hallmark’s internship program (typically late May through early August) provides the valuable opportunity to apply your classroom knowledge to meaningful projects in a corporate environment. You not only work on meaningful projects tied to Hallmark business objectives, but you will also gain exposure to Hallmark leadership, learn more about products and initiatives, visit with employees and interns from other disciplines, and enjoy what life is like in Kansas City. Never been to Kansas City? You’ve been missing out on the city that is consistently ranked among the best in terms of culture, livability, and opportunity for recent college grads! Check out for more information on living and working in Kansas City.


The Human Resources Internship role will provide you with the business knowledge, functional, and leadership skills you will need for future success. Past projects have included:

  • Evaluating and providing recommendations on our social media strategy for recruiting.
  • Researching employment branding best practices and providing recommendations.
  • Analyzing and developing plans to implement a new pay structure.
  • Analyzing employee data and forecasting retirement.
  • Researching and recommending employee career development programs.
  • Developing a road map for a skilled apprenticeship program while utilizing design thinking principles.

During your internship, you will be able to broaden your business acumen and HR perspective, partner with a variety of cross-functional HR partners, understand and interpret HR policies in a corporate environment, increase your problem solving and innovative thinking skills, identify success criteria and measurements, evaluate results and make recommendations, and improve your project management skills.

The final deadline for all applications is October 31st, 2019.

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.


You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Must currently be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program or Master’s degree program with a graduation date of December 2020 or May 2021.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (must be stated on your resume).


Your resume and application will stand out if you have:

  •  Majoring or minoring in an HR-related discipline.
  •  Prior internship experience.
  • Strong quantitative/analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated creativity, innovation, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to relate to a wide variety of people and disciplines; work autonomously and in teams.
  • Demonstrated initiative, innovation, and leadership skills – ability to influence and be resourceful.

Additional Details

All internships will be at the Hallmark Headquarters or outlying facilities in or near the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. This internship will occur summer of 2020 (typically late May through early August). The intern program at Hallmark is the primary source for entry-level full-time hires either directly after graduation or for future pipeline. Full-time hiring decisions are based on performance and business need.

The final deadline for all applications is October 31st, 2019, and we plan to have all decisions made by Thanksgiving. We sincerely appreciate your interest in our program! #internhallmarklife


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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