Job Location:
NYC – 1211 Ave of the Americas

Job Description:

Summer 2024 Internship – People Connect Associate

Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

We encourage you to submit your application as soon as you can as internship applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Internship Dates: June 3, 2024 – August 9, 2024 (You must be available to work during this period)

About Us:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Team:

The People Connect team centralizes all our People Operations globally. As an extension of the HR Business Partner team, this team is critical to an excellent employee experience. The People Connect team is a strategic enablement partner that serves as the foundation to the People function at Dow Jones, setting high standards, establishing processes and applying best practices. We drive self-service and resolution to HR related queries and own the employee experience throughout the entire employee lifecycle.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Director, People Connect, this role is responsible for delivering first line HR advice and services to the Dow Jones business. You will deliver quality, effective and timely HR advice and case management support to internal customers as a team member through a ticketing platform, face-to-face, phone and email support providing excellent HR customer service to employees across the company.

You Will:

This internship offers a great human resources experience learning and working in a dynamic global People team. You will work closely with the AMER/EMEA People Connect team to deliver great employee experience and HR service and offer the best HR solutions for our employees and managers in the region.

Areas where the summer internship would focus are:

  • Gain an HR lifecycle learning experience through HR practical operations and compliance knowledge building
  • Assist and support new hire orientation session
  • Support the creation of guides and documentation to educate the team managers and employees
  • Attend Exit Interviews where possible, and review data to understand trends
  • Learn and support the regular data audits
  • Become familiar with Workday functionality and enter transactions and check correct input
  • Become familiar and learn about our internal ticketing system

You Have:

  • Completed at least 2 years of education toward your Bachelor's in Human Resources, Psychology, Business Management, Social Studies
  • Communication Skills: Ability to articulate thoughts clearly, both in writing and verbally
  • Interpersonal Skills: Building positive relationships with colleagues and understanding diverse perspectives
  • Organizational Skills: Managing tasks efficiently, handling multiple priorities, and meeting deadlines
  • Attention to Detail: Being meticulous in handling HR records, data, and paperwork
  • Adaptability: Flexibility in responding to changing situations and priorities
  • Problem Solving: Analyzing situations, identifying issues, and proposing effective solutions
  • Teamwork: Collaborating effectively with team members and across departments
  • Confidentiality: Maintaining discretion and handling sensitive information with care


Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy – We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at [email protected]. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation” in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area:

Dow Jones – People

Job Category:

Administration, Facilities & Secretarial

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $21.00/hour – $21.00/hour

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate’s experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including “elective” benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..