Human Resources Undergratuate Intern

PPG Industries


Human Resources and Administration



Primary Location



Corporate Staff Functions


PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.
About the program
PPG HR Interns have the opportunity to impact real business issues through the implementation of value-added HR solutions as well as gain valuable experience through exposure to various HR functions. Interns will interact with an array of PPG employees from talent on the production floor to senior level management, depending on the location. Successful candidates must be results oriented, excellent communicators, and team players who demonstrate well rounded social, professional, and academic success.
Typical Assignment after Internship
Outstanding performers will be considered for future internships or full-time employment upon completion of their degree.  Additional internship opportunities may include assignments with other PPG businesses or in different areas of HR like our Center of Expertise. All internships will last 10 -12 weeks and continue with real business challenges experiences.
Full-time opportunities may include HR generalist or specialist positions, as well as positions in a rotational program. Rotational assignments are typically 12-24 months in length and include strategically selected locations and projects to maximize development. Rotations may include assignments in a business unit, center of excellence, corporate setting and international location.  The goal of the rotational program is rapid development in preparation for an accelerated career path into leadership positions within PPG’s HR function.
Ability to relocate is fundamental to a progressive career with PPG.


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program focused in human resources, business, communications, or related degree with an interest in having a career in Human Resources;
  • 3.0 GPA or higher;
  • Strong ambition and ability to take initiative on a project;
  • Desire to work for a large, multi-national company;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to relocate across the United States for internships and future opportunities.
  • Various, United States
Candidate who are not legally authorized to work in the United States, or those needing visa sponsorship will not be considered.
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing
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