Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
Why you'll love it here:
At Gerdau it's all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.
Gerdau proudly offers internship programs, through which students can jump start their career with hands-on experience with one of the largest steel producers in the world. Working at Gerdau is an opportunity to be part of a team that is a benchmark in the industry in which it operates.
At Gerdau, internships are project-focused, mutually-beneficial experiences, which ultimate goal is to attract, develop and retain the best entry-level talent with potential for future technical and managerial positions.
Duties and Responsibilities
An Intern with Gerdau must have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally, being a part of a global company with more than 110 years of entrepreneurship and achievements in the steel industry. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances.
During the program you will interact with team members from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job and work on challenging projects that will further your development.
Training and Development Responsibilities:
- Assist in the management of our pipeline development programs, including but not limited to the following:
- Selection processes
- Event planning
- Organization of candidate files, etc.
- Management of shared inbox for specific pipeline programs
- Co-create new workshops with members of the OD team
- Assist with the organization of training events
- Facilitate and execute trainings as needed
- Review and manage surveys and assessments of workshop experiences
- Complete routine maintenance of our new Learning Management System
- Research on current trends within Training and Development in the workplace that could potentially be implemented into the workplace
Internal Communications Responsibilities:
- Lead the implementation of electronic screens (escreens) for communications throughout locations in North America, and create and execute a monthly communications plan for the escreens
- Create content, such as video, articles, photos, and graphics, that are part of our campaigns
- Assist with arranging North America and Tampa Headquarters meetings and events
- Have completed at least two years* of a university degree from a recognized accredited college or university in Business Administration, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Labor Relations, Human Resources Management, Organizational Management, Adult Education or Mass Communications.
- Record of high academic achievement: Interns must maintain a minimum of a 2.5 out of 4.0 overall grade point average. Coop students must follow the requirements for their specific cooperative.