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Summer Internship Program Details

Program Overview

The Human Resources Summer Internship Program consists of shadow exposures, blended learning opportunities and mentoring which will enable interns to develop their skills in support of the HR competencies and PNC’s One HR Model. 

During the program, interns gain a unique opportunity to discover strategies for leveraging self-awareness to lead themselves, collaborate with others and demonstrate high performance.

What a Typical Day Looks Like

A typical work day will include a mix of attending and/or leading meetings with managers, stakeholders, and peers and project time to complete assigned tasks.

Assignments will also vary by team. Interns may be placed within:

  • Employee Relations
  • PNC University (Learning & Development)
  • Talent Acquisition (Recruiting)
  • Talent Enablement
  • Total Rewards (Compensation & Benefits)

In addition to project-based assignments, interns will be assigned a Capstone project to present to senior HR leadership at the close of the internship.

Career Opportunities

The HR Summer Internship program is a direct pipeline for talent to the Human Resources Development Program, providing interns with an unparalleled opportunity to learn the financial services industry and human resources, while gaining visibility among the firm's senior leadership.

Upon successful completion of the Summer Internship, interns may be offered an opportunity to join the Human Resources Development Program after graduation.

Learn About the Development Program »

The program is a dynamic experience which equips participants for various future career opportunities as HR Associates within:

  • Employee Relations
  • PNC University (Learning & Development)
  • Talent Acquisition (Recruiting)
  • Talent Enablement
  • Total Rewards (Compensation & Benefits)

Internship Duration



Available Locations

Pittsburgh, PA

Preferred Areas of Study: Human Resources, Business, Business Law, Communications, Finance, Accounting, IT, Economics, Marketing, Math, Statistics, Management, Psychology, Logistics, or related business degree.

Desired Skills: Highly motivated and results-driven, with a commitment to excellence. Robust work ethic, with strong attention to detail and analytical skills. Strong team players, who are able to accept constructive feedback positively with a drive for continuous improvement.

Minimum Requirements: Undergraduate student in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year school or university, 3.0 GPA

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