Human Resources Internship - Compensation

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Human Resources Internship - Compensation

Waltham, MA
  • Responsibilities

    When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals. Our staff members are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with proven competencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.


    Within the Human Resources function, our professionals bring expertise to several different areas including compensation, talent acquisition, talent management and development, benefits, Diversity and Inclusion, and more.

    In HR, we partner with business leaders to attract, develop, and retain the best professional talent. We play a key role in executing our company’s global strategy. Our responsibilities include talent planning, guiding employee engagement, developing, and mentoring our leaders, and providing tools, analytics, and expertise to our entire organization.

    Our Human Resource Internship is a 12-week summer program crafted for rising seniors majoring in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business with a HR concentration, or similar degree. Interns will be matched to a 12-week project based on their skill set combined with the business need.


    This Human Resources Internship offers hands-on experience in Compensation area. The HR Intern will work as a member of a cross-functional global HR team to support several different business and HR projects and initiatives. This successful candidate is collaborative, proactive, analytical, and brings creative and practical Compensation solutions to the HR team, Leaders, and Employees.

    You’ll benefit from our shown dedication to help you develop your skills, both through project work and guiding businesses through change processes. You can advance both laterally and upward through our wide variety of businesses and divisions across the globe.


    • Full time student completing bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business with a HR concentration, or similar degree between December 2022 and June 2023

    • Preferred GPA of 3.5 or higher

    • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in the HR function

    • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills

    • Results oriented through initiative, ownership, and accountability

    • Must model the highest degree of moral and ethical behavior

    • Must maintain confidential information

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

    • Comfortable working in ambiguous situations and is adaptable to change

    • Demonstrates personal awareness and desire for continual learning and personal development

    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills are essential.

    • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint and other common MS Office applications.

    • Applicants must have unrestricted US work authorization (forms of CPT and OPT are restricted work authorization)

  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.