Human Resources Internship

Michael Foods Inc Gaylord , MN 55334

Posted 12 months ago

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg and potato products. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food


Human Resources Intern would support and assistance to the Minnesota Farms located in LeSueur, MN and Gaylord, MN while performing HR-related duties on a professional level. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: support safety, recruitment, retention, staffing, benefit administration, payroll, employee relations, records maintenance, policy implementation and employment law compliance.


  • Partners with operations teams to help recruit, develop and retain skilled workforce.

  • Participate in recruitment and selection of employees by performing such duties as posting job openings, reviewing applications, screening and interviewing job applicants.

  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends.

  • Develops human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action.

  • Responsible for reviewing employment transactions for accuracy (ie annual reviews, promotions, transfers, new hire paperwork).

  • Participate in HR compliance actions by participating in monthly, quarterly and annual compliance audits and training (ie I-9s, Donning & Doffing, anti-harassment).

  • Participate in the orientation process by ensuring the completion of all necessary paperwork, conducting company tours and presenting information on company policies and procedures.

  • Participates in teams (ie HR Strategy Teams, Safety and Plant Continuous Improvement Teams).

  • Provides support to supervisors and managers regarding personnel issues while ensuring policies and procedures are administered fairly and consistently. Provides high quality advice and service to management on daily employee relations and performance management issues.

  • Assists in identifying, developing and facilitating employee training.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.


  • Second year college student or higher in related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.


  • College course studies in Human Resources Management or Business.

  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge and experience in human resources policies/practices, benefits, payroll administration and staffing.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

  • Exceptional computer skills in MS Office Suite.

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Human Resources Internship

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