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I-O Psychology Graduate Intern

Apply Now Job ID: 530437BR Date posted: Jun. 23, 2020 City: BethesdaState: Maryland
Description:Industrial-Organizational Psychology Internship at Lockheed Martin Headquarters starting in August 2020.

Are you looking for the experience of a lifetime with opportunities for both personal and professional development? In this paid Human Resources internship you learn practical applications of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Organizational Development methodologies via shadowing and hands-on experience applying what you are learning in your graduate program. This is not a filing and copying internship.

At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world’s most complex challenges. Mission-focused innovations: from aerospace, to outer space, to cyberspace, we give you the chance to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges. Foundational Values: our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do. Diverse career opportunities with meaningful work: you can grow your career and skills for life with technology-driven learning platforms and programs that enable your development and agility. Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. Empowered to be your best: make a difference in the lives of others, our customers and our planet.

The Challenge
Get ready to have your career kickstarted with this unique internship opportunity at Lockheed Martin Corporation’s global headquarters in Bethesda, MD on the Human Resources team. Lockheed Martin is evolving its approach to Career Development, Career Paths and Competency Models across its global enterprise. You will have the opportunity to take part in this massive Human Resources and Organizational Development work. You will learn on-the-job as you support efforts in job analysis, data collection and analysis (e.g. focus groups, interviews or surveys), content design, and project management. interact with leaders and employees at all levels across our organization.

Primary Duties
•Help to design, validate, introduce and employ competency models
•Conduct job analysis using a blend of qualitative (focus groups, interviews, observations) and quantitative research (surveys) to identify job-related KSAOs and work tasks to develop role profiles
•Assist in the development of career paths, role profiles, development resources and support
•Assist with data collection (focus groups, interviews and surveys) and data analysis
•Support project management and change management of career development initiatives
•Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations to internal customers

This is a virtual internship
Basic Qualifications:
Graduate student in I-O Psychology (Masters or PhD)
Desired Skills:
Successfully completed a graduate course in Job Analysis or Personnel Selection (strongly preferred)

Bachelor’s in I-O Psychology, OD, Human Resources, or Engineering (preferred)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
• Excellent interpersonal skills, written skills, and integrity
• Ability to communicate complex ideas, theories and data collection results to audiences of diverse skill sets
• Effectively handles confidential information with professionalism, discretion and diplomacy
• Ability to work effectively in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
• Effective at communicating technical information in plain English to non-HR savvy audiences
• Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and research skills
• Collaboratively working on a team of HR Personnel in a deadline-drive environment with multiple priorities
• Proficient in MS Office Skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, OneNote)
• Experience facilitating focus groups, leading interviews or conducting telephone surveys (strongly preferred)
• Previous consulting or professional office experience (strongly preferred)

General Employability;
• Must be an appropriate organizational fit for Lockheed Martin culture and values
• Effectively able to work with other of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative, positive and productive manner
• Excellent attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
• Adheres to policies, procedures, professional and ethical guidelines
• Demonstrates responsibility, regular attendance and punctuality

Hours per week 27-36. Minimum of 2 days/week, flexible hours available.

6-9 months
Other Important Information You Should Know Clearance Level: None Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Co-op/Summer InternBusiness Unit: CORPORATE HEADQUARTERSRelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Human ResourcesType: Call-In Shift: First Apply Now

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