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URBN - HR Internship - Students Only - Year Long Placement - July 2019 Start

  • Location
  • Central London
  • Salary
  • Competitive salary with fantastic benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • HR Industry Placement

    Here at URBN we are looking for a bright and energetic individual who is looking to gain their first experience in all things HR related.

    This is a 12 month placement and you can expect an intense experience in our lean but fast paced Talent team. You will be given the opportunity to maximise your potential with stimulating work and inspirational colleagues.


    Key Responsibilities:

    Administration - Retail

    Starter and leaver paperwork (offer letters, contracts, referencing)

    Create and update UK personnel files.

    Compile data for exit summary reports as needed.

    Compile references.

    Produce and track all UK contracts.

    Maintain the UK e-filing system.

    Participating in ad hoc HR projects with the team.

    Maintain and update UK payroll tracker

    Assist the HR Team in producing monthly reports.

    Maintain organisational charts.

    Employee Relations/Employment Law – Retail

    Create and send letters relating to sickens/absence

    Learning and Development - Retail


    Prep all training courses (booking rooms, booking equipment, training course coordination).

    Reward/ Compensation and Benefits - Retail

    Assist with benefits administration as needed.

    Take the lead on all initial research for new reward ideas.



    It is essential that you are a current student needing an accredited placement, studying HR, Business, Social Sciences or a related subject.

    You must be able to commit to 12 months from July 2019 - July 2020.

    Ability to effectively manage workload and to work to deadlines and targets

    High level of attention to detail.

    Understanding of the basic principles and functions within an HR/Personnel department and the willingness to build on that knowledge.

    Understanding of and ability to work within principles of equal opportunities, data protection and with regard for confidentiality.

    Good user knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook packages.