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Kuraray | Pasadena, TX
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Job Description

Title: Human Resources Intern, Summer 2020

Location: Houston, TX

Who we are:

Voted one of the Nation's Best and Brightest Companies to Work for, Kuraray America, Inc. (KAI) is a global leader in specialty chemical, fiber and resin production. With top-of-the-line research and production facilities and a vast network of supply from around the world, Kuraray leads the industry in specialty dental, fiber, resin, and elastomer products. Kuraray America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuraray Company, Ltd. Based in Tokyo, Japan. Kuraray has operations in 28 countries and employees more than 10,000 employees, including over 800 in the United States.

Why Kuraray:

Kuraray is building a better tomorrow, today. Our team members are dedicated to expanding our business with committed professionals who share essential values such as integrity, excellence, teamwork and accountability.

As a part of Kuraray America, Inc., our team shares the advantages of working for the leader in specialty chemicals, resins and fibers. Our international presence and resources allow us to be a world-leading innovator in the industries we service. Yet, despite our size, our people are more than just a number.

Internship Summary:

Kuraray Americas Inc. is looking for a highly-motivated, flexible intern to join our Human Resources team and contribute to our growing business stakeholders. This role will assist in a variety of human resources roles, and is a great fit for someone who isn't sure what kind of role they would want within a collaborative HR group. The position is located in Houston, Texas.

The internship will be two to three months in duration for the summer of 2020 with flexible start dates. Student interns must be able to work full time. The internship will be split between a major project and daily tasks.

No Housing will be provided as part of the internship.


* Assist with benefits calculation project
* Assist with Short Term Disability / FMLA documentation and tracking
* Experience recruiting and diversity/inclusion programs
* Assist payroll reporting and data analysis
* Interact with agencies and vendors for projects within the business


* Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
* Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship (2nd or 3rd year student)
* Pursuing a B.S. /B.A in Human Resources, Business or similar.
* Strong academic performance minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA and extracurricular achievement.
* Creative and Flexible
* Ability to prioritize a variety of different projects and requests
* Fast learner
* Experience working with international colleagues is a plus
* Demonstrated communication, writing and leadership skills.
* Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven track record of adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity.
* Must have legal U.S. working authorization to participate in the program.
* Must successfully pass pre-employment screening process.
* Must be at least 18 years of age.

Please apply online at: http://www.kuraray.us.com/careers/

Kuraray America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA M/F/disability/protected veteran status

No third party candidates accepted.

About Kuraray

Kuraray America, Inc., a division of Kuraray Company, Ltd, manufacturer of KURALON fibers, is a leading science and technology company providing innovative chemical, plastics, medical and textile products and services to industrial and consumer markets worldwide. With annual sales exceeding $2 billion, the 76-year-old company has more than 8,000 employees servicing customers through more than 70 subsidiary companies worldwide.