Serco Inc.

Recruiting Intern

Recruiting Location
RL_VAHQ - Serco-NA Corporate HQ
Work Location
Human Resources
Position Type
Temporary/Term Full-Time
Security Clearance

Position Description

Intern Program Overview

Serco’s Training and Experience Program (STEP) is designed to provide college students an internship opportunity to gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment. STEP emphasizes developing the next generation’s workforce. Our goal is to build a roadmap that leads you to a long, rewarding and challenging career with Serco. We will work with you to determine your desired career path and the correct steps to get you to your goals.


Outside of gaining hands-on experience, you will attend training sessions taught by skilled leaders in our company. These training sessions range from finance, personality in the workplace, presentation skills, resume building, and more. In addition, Serco emphasizes being environmentally friendly and making a positive difference in the community. We challenge our interns to develop and execute on at least one group initiative that will benefit the office and/or local community. Projects in the past have included a park cleanup and a recycling drive.


This internship spans over 12 weeks—11 weeks worked with 1 week off for Fourth of July and half days on Fridays. You will work with your mentor to identify the best times for you to come in and leave work. You will work no more than an average of 36 hours a week.


Job Description

Serco has an exciting opportunity to join a highly engaged and collaborative Human Resources team as a Talent Acquisition Intern in our Herndon, Virginia office, where we support independent growth and personal development.  Our Talent Acquisition team performs various functions to attract and recruit top talent for Serco.  In this internship you will work in various areas of Talent Acquisition to support our dynamic team, learning our business in Federal Government Contracting and how our team supports company success utilizing technology, strategies, and skilled experience. Our passion for people has resulted in Serco being named Forbes ‘Best Large Employer’ and ‘Best Employer for Women.’ 


Roles and Responsibilities

  • You will assist our team to proactively, attract, source and maintain a pipeline of existing and potential candidates to meet variable business requirements. 
  • Assist in identifying and attracting job seekers for a variety of contracts and types of positions.
  • Assist in behavioral interviewing techniques and advising on candidate selection.
  • Assist in onboarding and processing selected candidates for their first day of employment.
  • Develop and market the Serco employment brand and marketing materials.
  • Participate in partnering with all areas of Human Resources; Compliance, HRIS, Compensation, Benefits and Employee Relations and other corporate functions.
  • Effectively maintain the applicant tracking system database. Utilize systems and processes to ensure a high level of data integrity enabling accurate data tracking and reporting.
  • Reports to a Manager of Talent Acquisition. 



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or 4-year degree at an accredited university, and/or projected Spring 2020 college or university graduate.
  • Pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, Business, or a related field of study.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively reason through tasks and decisions.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite; Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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