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Spire Energy Intern, Human Resources (HR) in Birmingham, Alabama

Intern, Human Resources (HR)

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Date: Nov 19, 2021

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 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 with our Human Resources (HR) Talent Development team. This team is focused on providing informed, intentional, and ongoing development for Spire employees. This paid 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

• Ability to lead by example in support of Spire’s values of safety, inclusiveness and integrity

• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to follow directions, work independently and multitask effectively

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

• Rising Junior or Senior undergraduate student or graduate student

• Degree area 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

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply basic math and writing principles

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) required

  • Be able to work 40 hours per week throughout the summer internship

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


We Advance

We Care

We Collaborate

We Have Perspective

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, Business Process, Management

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