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Intern - Human Resources

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72916

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.


Gerdau impacts the lives of thousands of people around the world. The steel we produce is in cars and trucks that drive the economy, bridges that shorten distances, stadiums, and parks where we make memories, medical equipment that revives our health, and countless other products which are part of our everyday paths that lead to a realized future. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation, and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Join us in our cultural and digital transformation and help us build the future.

Gerdau’s North American business divisions manufacture long and special steel products for the agriculture, energy, industrial, automotive, and manufacturing markets. We stimulate the economy through our network of recycling operations and mills, operating ten mills in the U.S. and three in Canada. Our mills utilize efficient and clean production practices, including the use of electric arc furnace (EAF) technology. This makes our steel one of the greenest choices available.


Position Overview


An Intern with Gerdau must have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally, being a part of a global company with more than 120 years of entrepreneurship and achievements in the steel industry. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances. During the program you will interact with team members from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job and work on ambitious projects that will further your development.


The Human Resources Intern at the Fort Smith Mill will be given opportunity to learn and experience firsthand all aspects of Human Resources. You will work collaboratively with the entire team to improve employee experiences and attract top talent.


Job Functions


•    Create employee communication campaigns through our social media, eScreens, email and other channels
•    Upkeep and manage training records in the Learning Management System
•    Assist in recruiting activities such as processing candidates, onboarding, and surveying new employees
•    Collaborate and innovate with the HR team to improve employee experience

•    Event Planning



•    Have completed at least two years of a college degree from a recognized accredited college or university in Human Resources, Business, OD, Industrial Psychology,          Communications, or other related degrees.
•    Record of high academic achievement (Minimum GPA 2.5; preferred GPA 3.0 or higher)


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith