About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

HRLDP Intern

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Under close supervision, the Travelers Human Resources Internship Program provides qualified students with an excellent opportunity to gain industry knowledge, receive valuable on-the-job training, and learn about the many HR professions available at Travelers. Interns receive challenging work assignments that add value and impact the organization. Our internship program is a pipeline for our full time experience. As such, interest and an ability, upon completion of degree currently in progress, to immediately start the full time program are essential. The internships are located in our corporate office in Hartford, CT. This job does not manage staff.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
HRLDP Intern duties will vary based on specific assignments and anticipated business needs, but will be within the responsibilities of one of the functions outlined below: Talent Acquisition: develops and maintains external recruitment sources for exempt and non-exempt positions, as well as recruits, interviews, assesses, and places applicants to effectively meet company human resources needs. Compensation: responsible for designing and implementing competitive and cost effective total compensation programs, practices, and solutions that support management in leading a high performance culture. Employee Relations: develops an understanding of Employee Relation issues, state and federal employment law regulations and corporate HR policies and procedures. An intern within Employee Relations will gain exposure to managing all HR activities for an assigned business group and may assist in the development of HR policies and programs by partnering with other HR specialist functions. Other internship opportunities may include: HR Generalist, Diversity, Enterprise Leadership and Organization Development and HR Operations. As a part of the Travelers HRLDP internship, we also offer: business/Technology overviews and career development workshops Interaction with all levels of management Mentorship program Networking opportunities Intern-run committee involvement Competitive hourly rate Corporate Housing (if applicable) Other duties as assigned.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
GPA of 3.2 or greater preferred. Prior HR related work experience a plus.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Skills and Competencies: Demonstrated interest in a career in Human Resources. Motivation to succeed. Strong analytical and communication skills. Demonstrated leadership potential and involvement in school organizations and activities. Approximate work availability from June through August (10-12 weeks). Desire to work in Hartford, CT.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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