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McAfee Human Resources Intern

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 09/11/2018
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McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to browse and shop the web securely. With our unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee helps home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers to comply with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. Our products are unique in how they work together to make security affordable and manageable. These days, the threats are tougher, and the perpetrators are trickier. As we have for more than 20 years, McAfee delivers superior protection that is trusted by millions of people.


McAfee is seeking an Intern to be a key member of the HR team, rotating between our Learning & Development, PeopleFirst, Compensation and HRIS teams. In this role, you will partner with one or more teams to support programs that will enhance the employee experience and culture at McAfee. Here’s a short outline of each segment:

  • As part of the Learning and Development team, you will support the deployment of training materials that will reach across all employees at McAfee and assist the team in coordinating with the rest of your HR colleagues.
  • The PeopleFirst team will give you the opportunity to support McAfee’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives as well as initiatives that enhance the culture of McAfee.
  • As a partner to the Compensation and HRIS teams you will get the opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of foundational HR operations and provide support to our project teams with enhancements to our HR information system and job structures
  • The Global Talent Acquisition team will give you an opportunity to identify, interview and procure elite talent to join our organization
  • Our Social Media and Marketing team will give you an opportunity to research outreach strategies and provide creative ways to reach a wide audience


The program is a 10-12 week assignment where you will undertake a challenging project designed to blend strategic and operational work. You will be provided with a full network of individuals to ensure you have an incredible internship experience and be assigned a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate through the organization. Specific projects and responsibilities will be assigned based upon your skillset.




  • Majoring in Business, Economics, Communication or Human Resources
  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • You must be within one year from obtaining your degree at the conclusion of the internship. For example, if the internship concludes in August 2019 – you should have your degree no later than August 2020


We’re looking for the following skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent judgment, positive attitude and passion
  • Flexible moving from one project to the next
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills


To be considered for an interview, you must complete an online application on our company website.


McAfee Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. McAfee Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Texas, Plano

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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