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Internship - Human Resources

Melaleuca, Inc.

Business Internship

Company Profile:
Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”

Melaleuca has firmly supported this mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health oriented products we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.

We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual revenue consistently hitting over $2 billion dollars. We now have over 4,000 employees and operate in 19 countries around the world. Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years. To help keep up with this growth we are looking for outstanding individuals to be part of our HR Group.
Internship program dates:

Winter 2021: January 4th through April 17th
Summer 2021: May 11th through August 21st
  • Partners with HR Departments (Benefits, Compensation, Business Partners, Recruiting) for projects and responsibilities where needed
  • Performs special projects as assigned by collecting, analyzing, and presenting data, and by recommending a course of action.
  • Assists with internal and external Career Fairs as needed.
  • Develops and implements programs and operating practices or procedures for the recruiting process within provisions of applicable law.
  • Recommends creative modification of policies, programs, and systems.
  • Performs assignments requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Contributes to the creation and implementation of company recruitment plans to include cultivation of sources, design and placement of advertisements, etc.
  • Conducts job analysis.
  • Assists in the organization of various company activities (i.e., picnic, Christmas parties, dinners, luncheons, meetings, etc.).
  • Provides clerical support on projects (i.e., typing, graphs, reports, etc.) and proposes recommendations.
  • Schedules appointments for meetings, interviews, orientations, etc.
  • Preference given to students currently in their junior or senior year of college, pursuing a degree in related field
  • Able to work in Idaho Falls, Idaho for your program dates of approximately 90 days
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Strong creativity skills
  • Strong customer relation skills
  • Detailed work and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze problems and create solutions
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • General business skills

Just as important as your experience and skills will be the following characteristics and competencies:

  • Self-motivation and sense of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to analyze problems and create solutions
  • Ability to work independently and professionally
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed work and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under stress
Why Melaleuca:

Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.

This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.

Great culture - flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.

Safe, uncrowded, affordable - nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness - social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains dominating the horizon, and Yellowstone less than a 2-hour drive away.

Excellent compensation - in addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on-site, we provide a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant.