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Human Resources Intern- MBA

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Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2021
Category: Human Resources & Payroll
Job ID: 69228

Job Description


The Opportunity

Clean Harbors is looking for a Human Resources Intern to join their safety conscious team! Our MBA Internship Program is a 12-week, paid internship that gives graduate students the opportunity to develop valuable skills with a leader in environmental services and the circular economy. Location is possibly flexible.


This role is designed to give broad exposure to the HR function and will be working directly with SVP Human Resources, SVP Talent Development and VP HR Operations.  Successful candidates will be prepared to start as an HR Generalist or move into a specialist role in recruiting, training, or HRIS.  


Our Human Resources Intern will have ownership over challenging and dynamic projects in multiple core focus areas including:


  • Capacity Building – how do we ensure we have enough people to meet the needs of our customers
  • Increasing Capability – how do we ensure our employees have the skills they need to meet the needs of our customers
  • Enhancing Culture – how do we create the environment where each employee can do what they do best every day.
  • Using Data and Analytics – how do we use systems, data, and analytics to measure success and consistently get better.


Interns will have a significant impact on the company through collaboration, innovation, and delivering data-driven business solutions. You will be expected to fully embrace our Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Integrity, Customer Service, and Stakeholder Value.


Last year, our interns worked on three major areas including:

1.      Employee Life Cycle Survey

2.      Onboarding and Assimilation

3.      Regionalization of Recruitment and Training


Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Take the lead on collaborative projects within your focus area;
  • Establish Key Performance Indicators to measure progress;
  • Assist in generating weekly reports to present useful business insights to management;
  • Identify areas for improvement and implement actionable solutions;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Pursuing a MBA/Masters level degree;
  • Maintaining a minimum 3. 0 cumulative GPA at the time of application;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills with a keen ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adhere to deadline;
  • Highly analytical with ability to problem-solve and think critically;
  • Ability to analyze large data sets.


Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors?
 Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!


40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.


Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at


For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).


Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.


Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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