Intern, Human Resources - Employee Experience

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6699 
Location: 700 Market St,Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 2 

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 our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. 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.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


We have an exciting intern opportunity in our Human Resources (HR) Employee Experience team. This team is focused on enabling Spire employees to have an exceptional experience from hiring through retirement. This intern role, based in St Louis, MO, will be responsible for assisting and executing projects that align with one or more of our major groups: Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Management & Organizational Development and Learning & Development and Employee Engagement. Potential project areas include but are not limited to:

  • Contingent Workers/Vendor Request for Proposal process
  • Hiring & Selection Assessments
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Performance Management
  • Mentorship Program
  • Individualized Employee Training
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
  • Employee Engagement Events

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and application of industry best practices to projects
  • Development of project proposals for approval
  • Managing deployment of ongoing programs
  • Assessing improvement opportunities in technologies and systems

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate graduation projected within 2 semesters or accepted/enrolled in a master’s degree program
  • Degree area in Human Resources, HR Management, Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Industrial & Labor Relations, Business Administration with HR Concentration, or other relevant field of study.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment through collegiate activities or organizations.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Knowledge, Skills 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

Work 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


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: St Louis

Job Segment: Business Process, Management

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