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YRC Freight Intern - HR in Overland Park, Kansas


The intern will gain professional experience by assisting with various HR programs and projects. This position will assist the HR Manager and Generalist team in a wide range of projects related to HR compliance and processes.




  • Gain familiarity with the application of HR policies and business processes in a corporate environment.

  • Assist the Human Resources department as needed and projects as assigned.

  • Compile and analyze data from HR activities and make recommendations for changes.

  • Assist with research projects and company initiatives/events, as requested.

The successful Intern will have the following attributes:

  • Handle confidential information with professionalism

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing demands

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft office products, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. In progress to a degree in Business, Human Resources Management or other related degree preferred.

  2. Proven track record in effectively working with others to achieve results.


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This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Title: Intern - HR

Location: KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 2002W5