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Human Resources Intern - Summer 2024

Since 1843, Stanley Black & Decker has set the standard for excellence in everything we do. No company on earth has a stronger or more compelling history of delivering the hardworking, innovative, powerful tools that help professionals around the world build, repair, and protect the world’s most valuable things. 


About Our Internship Program

Throughout the course of the internship, interns either work on-site or virtually and have regular events, weekly lunch and learn session and receive training customized by our business units. This unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into supporting the needs of Stanley Black & Decker both in the US and Globally. The interns will understand first-hand what a career at Stanley Black & Decker is like and have the opportunity to build a cross-functional professional network. Additional social activities are planned throughout the internship period to provide opportunity to network with SBD professionals. Interns are expected to adapt to change and demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, creativity and self-confidence. Interns must be team oriented and able to work collaboratively.


Key Responsibilities:

During your internship you will have the opportunity to support Human Resources with key activities including:

Providing a full range of day-to-day HR support to the local team(s) including staffing, employee/labor relations, performance management, organizational development, benefits, compensation, and training & development.

Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in internal processes and make suggestions for change. Develop appropriate plans in support of key business needs in a dynamic, changing environment.

Review processes for compliance with policies.


You will have exposure to several areas of the Human Resources at Stanley Black & Decker and will work on a wide variety of tasks and projects with a cross functional team of professionals including: Business Unit Leaders, Talent Development, Compensation and Labor Relations.


This position will provide you with:

A utility role interacting with key members of a fortune 500 company

A flexible schedule featuring a max of 40 hours

Opportunity for career advancement upon graduation

Competitive compensation



The Summer Human Resources intern candidate will preferably have the following qualifications:

Rising Junior or Senior, Target graduation date in 2025 or 2026

Majoring in Human Resources, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Business Administration

Strong Academic Credentials

Must possess strong communication, presentation, and leadership skills

Results-oriented mindset with ability to prioritize and complete projects

Successfully manage strong academics with extracurricular activities.


Human Resources Internships are available in the following locations:

Towson, MD,

New Britain, CT

Valley City, Ohio



 All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.







We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are 

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company. 

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

Learning & Development: 
Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

Diverse & Inclusive Culture:
We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

Purpose-Driven Company:
You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

EEO Statement:
All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.