2024 Summer Human Resources Intern
San Diego, CA 
Posted 6 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Delivering mission-critical, electronic solutions that protect lives. Use your creativity and critical thinking to take our products from concept to customer.

At CAES, we engineer solutions for the world's most critical missions. We serve customers in the defense and aerospace markets.

Seeking a career that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Looking for a position with a company that offers long-term professional advancement? Searching for a place that values a diverse, team-based environment? One that values YOU. Consider CAES.

The most important thing we build is TRUST


If you are a eager to support teams across our organization and drive change and excel in achieving organizational success or looking to start your career in Human Resources, you may be a great fit at CAES.

We are comprised of talented makers, thinkers and doers who like to solve difficult problems. Right here in San Diego, our employees are driven and proud of the world-class products they design and manufacture for the most important needs of our time, specific to the world's most critical defense missions. As a people focused organization, we empower our employees to drive excellence in all that they do.

The CAES HR team is at the heart of this vision as we engage with innovators who design, engineer, manufacture and deliver complex technology solutions from within a sprawling San Diego County location. Continuous improvement is expected and encouraged. All ideas are welcome because we understand diversity of thought is how we succeed.

No matter the role, working at CAES is a rewarding experience. What we do is complex and requires collaboration, teamwork, and collective brainpower focused on mission success. Integrated project teams drive our customer focus. Our values underpin everything we do.


This internship provides students the opportunity to join our San Diego HR team where you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide HR support to business groups on policies, processes, employee relations, people management, and career development.
  • Support the design and implementation of effective tools and resources to enhance organizational development knowledge and capabilities across the business.
  • Partner cross-functionally to identify & implement process enhancements to help track progress and gaps towards hiring, employee engagement, and various business goals.
  • Identify opportunities and provide recommendations to streamline team operational processes to increase efficiency.



  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Psychology, Data Analytics, or a related field.
  • Results-oriented, operational mindset with passion in process improvement and project management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a team player and great communicator.
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by US export law. In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a "US Person" under US export laws (or eligible for approval under a U.S. Government export license).

Hourly Pay Range: $19 - $24 per hour (San Diego).

Applicable pay within the posted range may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, geographical location, job function of the position, education, and experience of the successful candidate. CAES provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, 401K, paid holidays and vacation.



We take care of our people and provide competitive health, wealth and wellbeing benefits - from day one. You'll also discover learning and development opportunities so you can take your career to the next level - and beyond.

Other benefits include:

  • Comprehensive PTO, Paid Holiday and Paid Family Leave Programs.
  • Student Loan Repayment Program & Tuition Reimbursement
  • 9/80 Alternate Work Week Schedule
  • Tailored Management/Leadership Training
  • Innovative Medical Programs, Including Family Forming


CAES is the largest provider of analog and radiation hardened technology for the United States aerospace and defense industry. From human spaceflight and space exploration, to missile defense and electronic warfare, to healthcare solutions addressing COVID-19, our talented team develop high performing electronic solutions that work the first time, every time.


At CAES we welcome differences and celebrate new ideas. We believe the diversity of our people inspires our creativity and drives our innovation. Everyone is welcome here, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please email

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.


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