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Tallgrass Energy

Business Internship

Operating across 11 states, Tallgrass is a growth-oriented midstream energy operator with transportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets that serve some of the nation’s most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.

We were named to Colorado’s Top Workplaces list for the past five consecutive years. Tallgrass strives to create an environment where all employees feel they are safe, respected, that their contributions are valued, have equal access to growth and development opportunities. Our Total Rewards Package is comprehensive and competitive - designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families. We offer our employees competitive base pay; an annual discretionary bonus; paid time off for vacation, sick time, holidays, birth or adoption of a child, serious illness, and bereavement; Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; a generous 401K savings plan; company-paid Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance; Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts; Employee Assistance Programs; Identity Theft Protection; and Critical Illness and Accident insurance.

The individual will partner with the Human Resources Department to assist with several HR-related projects including Recruiting, HR Information Management Systems, Talent Development and also some exposure to Benefits, Compensation, and Wellness initiatives. The Intern will learn to understand the various HR functions which will result in a successful introduction into a career in HR.

This position will be a full-time (40 hours a week) commitment for summer 2020.

While this internship is largely about supporting the Human Resources Department, equally important is the expectation for the selected candidate to gain exposure and experience in an opportunity rich industry. In doing this, the selected candidate will be learning this industry from a unique position which will require contact with various parts of the Company. This internship also comes with the following advantages:
  • A variety of tasks the selected candidate can take on.
  • A possible path to a HR position once the selected candidate has graduated.

  • Participate on project teams for company-driven initiatives requiring an HR perspective.
  • Assist the Human Resources Department in the day-to-day operation
  • Processes paperwork related to the HR function as well as help maintain electronic file system.
  • Post, update and remove job postings.
  • Assist with and support staff development events, such as trainings, lunch n’ learns, etc.
  • Assist in pre-employment and onboarding processes.
  • Manage, with the help of Supervisor, HR Business Partner, several companywide projects and initiatives.
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
  • Write effectively and understand verbal and written communications.
  • Promote the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
  • Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
  • Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone and listen carefully.
  • Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high-level of performance.
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
  • Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined.


  • High School Diploma.
  • Student actively enrolled in an approved Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources or related program with expected graduation date of December 2020, May 2021, December 2021 or May 2022.

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers (for travel).

  • Completed at least one Human Resources college course.
  • Ability to take on additional tasks and shift priorities on short notice.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to complete work assignments with moderate supervision in an acceptable timeframe.
  • Aptitude and interest in learning and leveraging new programs to accomplish tasks.
  • Must be able to work with a team.
  • Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work.

All of the physical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sitting; standing; walking or moving throughout facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus); hearing; feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling; pushing; pulling.
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to type, touch, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • This is a temporary full-time position.
  • Essentially indoors but must be able to work outdoors in project & maintenance activities.
  • Travel from 5-10% of time to field sites and offices with occasional overnight stays.
  • The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.

  • None.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position):
  • SharePoint knowledge
  • HRIS knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of employment laws

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

Tallgrass Energy, LP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V