Tesoro Summer 2017 Intern - Human Resources in San Antonio, Texas

Requisition ID: 44822



Duration: Summer 2017

Hours per week: 40

Location: Corporate Headquarters; Operational Location


This internship position will support the development of strong business relationships within the Human Resources department as well as across the various business/functional units. The position will be focused upon developing and delivering human resources solutions to address business needs and improve results. The internship will allow for exposure to the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) function at Tesoro and the Centers of Excellence managing talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with HR Centers of Excellence (COE) to address talent, compensation and benefits issues affecting client group

  • Support HRBP(s) in partnering with business managers to deliver HR solutions to business challenges

  • Participate in initiatives between HR and business units to design and implement strategies in alignment with business and HR objectives

  • Assist with the implementation of HR programs and solutions in the business; collaborate with COEs to provide business-specific feedback

  • Support HRBP(s) in consulting with employees and managers to optimize job satisfaction, engagement and productivity:

o Assist in investigations related to policy/procedural infractions; organize appropriate documentation

o Help to advise employees and managers regarding application of Human Resources policies and procedures

Intern will gain practical, hands-on experience and training that will provide an opportunity for growth, learning and development within the Refining and Marketing industry. Through orientation and professional development offerings, Tesoro's Interns will gain exposure to the above mentioned departments and the industry while engaging in goal setting, performance reviews, networking and round-table discussions.


  • Enrolled in a master’s degree program majoring in human resources or labor relations

  • 3.0 minimum GPA

  • Additional Skills*

  • Professional demeanor

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player; demonstrated ability to collaborate

  • Strong analytical skills and proven attention to detail; problem-solver

  • Effective time management and organization; resourceful

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • What Drives Us*

Being an industry leader demands skilled leadership at every level and a dedicated workforce of high-performing individuals. Through our commitment to our core values and exceptional people, shared purpose, powerful collaboration and superior execution, we succeed in achieving our Company and professional goals.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || San Antonio || Texas || United States (US) || SF:LI-SU-1 || |Other Corporate Functions; Students & Recent Graduates || 78259 ||