HR Intern

Who we are:

We are a water-focused engineering consulting firm, certified as a Great Place to Work® based on feedback from our community of over 230 team members and ranked top three in the AEC Advisors 2021 Diversity Index Top Firms. Since 1990, our mission has been to be the water firm of choice for both our clients and our team. Over the years we have built upon that mission and now integrate a host of high-quality services in groundwater, water supply, water and wastewater treatment, water infrastructure, stormwater, recycled water, construction management, and operations technology from our multiple locations in the west. As a team, we work with our clients to understand their true needs. Our long-term relationships are based on integrity, partnership, and high-value solutions. In 2023 and beyond, West Yost is advancing water resources for future generations and living our core values every day.





We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated HR Intern to join our team. This internship will provide you with a valuable learning experience in the field of Human Resources and the opportunity to work with a dynamic and collaborative team. In this role, you will work closely with our HR department to assist in various tasks and projects.


  • Supporting the HR team in various administrative tasks, such as scheduling interviews, posting job ads, reconciling benefit bills and maintaining employee records.
  • Assisting in the recruitment process by sourcing candidates, screening resumes, and conducting reference checks.
  • Participating in the onboarding process by preparing new hire paperwork and scheduling orientation sessions.
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of employee engagement activities, such as team-building events, wellness programs, and recognition programs.
  • Conducting research on HR best practices, policies, and trends and providing recommendations to the HR team.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and contribute to the team.

Our commitment to quality begins with our hiring practices. We employ the most talented team members in our industry from all backgrounds. We are highly selective of the individuals we choose to represent the firm, seeking only those individuals whose technical abilities and commitment to client service matches our vision for excellence. We are dedicated to our number one asset, our employees. Because we are employee-owned, we are responsible for and rewarded by our own success. Come to West Yost where, with our support, you’ll do the best work of your life.

A day in the life:

You will experience many opportunities to grow and develop professionally with your colleagues through collaborative in-person work experience, knowledge sharing, and mentorship opportunities. We also offer hybrid and flexible work schedules to our employees to help promote and encourage a healthy work/life balance. All of our team members have access to local and company-wide events, our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workgroup, Culture Workgroup, Wellness Workgroup, book clubs, charitable giving and community service, firm-wide resources, peer groups (young professionals & middlers group), and mentorship and leadership programs. We support and foster your career success and encourage you to be in control of your future with us. Our annual company-wide monthly staff meetings, annual in-person All Staff meeting, Duck Dinner, company camping events, company celebrations, and other company-sponsored events provide an important part of the West Yost culture, which is to have fun.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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