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Inclusion & Diversity/HR Intern at American Water Works Service Company Inc in Camden, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business.  Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful.

With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.  The company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states.  American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing.  For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Primary Role

The primary role of this position will be to provide assistance to the Inclusion and Diversity department and support day-to-day activities. 

Key Accountabilities

  • I&D Department

    • Ability to prepare draft communications, announcements, fliers, brochures and other materials 

    • Update I&D intranet pages and serve as a liaison for internet I&D page and LinkedIn

    • Update and maintain I&D SharePoint site

    • Outline I&D yearly calendar based on I&D activities and cultural events

    • Research peer company’s I&D efforts and other best practices 

    • Assist talent acquisition with diverse recruiting events or initiatives

    • Provide support to I&D Advisory Council & Champion Network

    • Coordinate organizational communications with Communication Teams

    • Coordinate meetings and training sessions

    • Monitor “Ask I&D” email

  • EBRG’s

    • Provide support to Employee Resource Groups

    • Prepare draft communications and/or fliers for upcoming events

    • Send meeting invitations, agendas, pre-reads or prep materials

    • Send presentations for virtual events and follow-up on any logistical items 

    • Provide support for in person events

    • Other duties as assigned

  • Maintain TEAMS environment

  • Oversee Yammer Page for EBRGs with consultation


Must possess working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Superior verbal, written and presentation communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with virtual teams and also face to face

  • Excellent internal and external customer service

  • Ability to multitask and work independently under the direction of leadership 


This position is open to current college students (undergraduate and graduate) that have completed at least 2 years of studies.


Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results


Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing

American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.