Intern, HR

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs
  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.


We have an exciting intern opportunity in our Human Resources (HR) Talent Development team.  This team is focused on providing informed, intentional, and ongoing development for Spire employees.  This intern role, based in Birmingham, AL, will assist in managing and leading our internal onboarding program, succession and development efforts, training initiatives, and developmental workshops. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in program management for internal onboarding program, including facilitation
  • Manage the logistics for our Leading Spire Series, Spire’s frontline manager leadership program
  • Distribute and evaluate various assessment tests including DiSC, 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, StrengthsFinder, etc.
  • Research developmental opportunities for Spire employees
  • Curate inspirational articles, videos, book reviews, and other developmental resources for Spire’s internal social media platform

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student and will be a Junior, Senior, or Master’s level student in Fall 2023
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above
  • Current major in Human Resources, HR Management, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Business Administration with HR Concentration, Communications, or other relevant field of study
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment through collegiate activities or organizations

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

•    Ability to lead projects from initiation through completion
•    Ability to lead by example in support of Spire’s values of safety, inclusiveness and integrity
•    Knowledge of and ability to apply basic math and writing principles
•    Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) required
•    Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
•    Ability to follow directions, work independently and multitask effectively

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Work is normally performed in an open, shared office environment
  • Typically, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Additional time beyond normal work hours is sometimes required to meet target timeframes for completing special projects or studies
  • Limited travel may be required

Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at


Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: Birmingham

Job Segment: Program Manager, Management