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HR Business Partner Intern

Internship in Filton, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Human resources

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

July 6, 2020

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Airbus Operations Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

Start date: 6th July 2020

Location: Filton

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

We are recruiting for a 12 month internship within the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) team based on the Airbus site in Filton. This internship offers you great exposure to a diverse HR role, and an opportunity to gain an understanding of our business.

You will support HRBP activities in the UK related to the range of activities of an HR generalist. Expanding you skills

Specifically this would involve you supporting the HRBP Filton team (18 people) in their HRBP role. Being the primary HR interface with the business, supporting managers in their managerial roles and ensuring that HR policies are applied and that HR processes are implemented in the business following local legislation and the Airbus HR strategy.

You will report to one of our HRBPs and in work cooperation with the HRBP team in Filton. You will also work with a variety of line managers and HR Centres of Competence.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Exciting development opportunities to expand your skills
  • Get involved local community projects
  • Support STEM activities at regional and local events


During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • Support HRBP community on their daily operational activities
  • Hold exit interviews, collating feedback as part of the retention project
  • Analysis in areas like absenteeism, salary reviews and grading analysis
  • Take part in case management of employee relation cases
  • Support HRBPs throughout the annual HR calendar of activities, including the Performance and Development cycle


Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It … Count!

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • We ask that you are an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.
  • You will study Human Resources, Psychology or Business, with an emphasis on Human Resource Management.
  • To enjoy team work
  • Pro-activity
  • Good IT skills
  • Good data management skills
  • Work using own initiative
  • Produce concise reports
  • Work in a trans-national environment

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.

Aerospace & defence
10,000 employees