Orion Talent SkillBridge Internship Program

Orion Talent SkillBridge Internship Program

Orion Talent is a proud participant of SkillBridge, a DoD program in which companies offer internships during a service member's last 180 days of Service. During this time, the service member trains and learns from an industry partner while still receiving military compensation and benefits.

You may be eligible to participate in SkillBridge if you have 180 days of service or fewer remaining prior to your date of separation and you have at least 180 continuous days of active service.* A SkillBridge opportunity is an excellent opportunity to enhance your marketability and post-separation career prospects.

*Please note that release for SkillBridge is always mission-dependent and your unit Commander must authorize participation prior to entering into any agreement with interested industry employment partners.

Internship Positions

Founded by five veterans, Orion Talent values the experience, dedication and work ethic of service members like you and is currently offering the following in-person internships, with potential for employment:

Locations

Hybrid with travel to San Diego, Cincinnati or Norfolk office and/or Remote but aligned to PST or EST

Job Description
What You'll Do
As an Account Executive Intern on our Military Talent Solutions team, you'll be a sales intern responsible for learning how to grow and develop new business for Orion Talent and then putting those principles into action in support of a regional sales team. You'll dive into how to develop custom solutions for top US corporations and how to uncover new companies interested in leveraging our resources for military hiring. You'll be set up to semi-autonomously support, develop and improve your regional territory, with the backing of your regional leadership, corporate staff, and 30 years of collective company experience. At the end of your internship, you are set up to interview for the role of Account Executive.

Who You Are

  • You're not like everyone else. You're the definition of strength and discipline. You know what it takes to be the best, and you're not afraid of the work to get there. You thrive under pressure. You live for the challenge. You don't stop till it's over - and you've won.
  • You're eager to learn. Orion provides a proven and focused sales training program that leverages both live and virtual engagements to teach you everything you'll need to know for success. You're ready for new information, and you know how to digest it quickly. You're easy to teach, and you love to learn.
  • You're a team player. You'll work on a team of Account Executives within your geographic region. We foster and encourage a team mentality; you'll work in conjunction with others on a daily basis.
  • You're a people person. You like to network and build strategic relationships. As an Account Executive, you'll identify, educate, and visit client companies that value the qualities found in a military candidate. You'll serve as our brand representative through your conversations and interactions with clientele to build new business and strengthen existing relationships.
  • You exceed the standards. Orion tracks progress through a variety of tangible, concrete methods. You're ready to meet and exceed the minimum required metrics.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience
  • Military veteran - transitioning to the private sector within 6 months of applying and available to intern for a minimum of 90 days (3 months) up to 180 days
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Fierce and competitive spirit

Locations

Remote

Job Description
What You'll Do
The use of the internet for marketing continues to accel at high speed and Orion Talent aims to remain on the cutting edge with exceptional website designs. We're looking for a web developer intern to join our marketing team. We aim to raise the bar on creativity and user experiences. The ideal candidate has a technical aptitude, who pays attention to detail, has a knack for problem solving, and can work alongside a team to first learn and then collaborate with a goal of independently working on the creation, maintenance, and updates of our websites with input from the team. Baseline knowledge in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and other web services and program applications is essential to succeeding in this role. Experience with Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop are preferred. The web developer intern will influence our brand, as well as have an ongoing impact in solidifying our trademark in the talent and staffing industry.

Objectives & Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Assist in the updating and maintaining of Orion Talent website pages
  • Assist in the expansion and optimization of the Orion Talent website
  • Assist in coding and scripting web applications
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Work with business units to develop or refine Orion Talent websites
  • Interact with other team members to incorporate their ideas and innovations and vice-versa
  • Perform routine audits as well as on-going maintenance
  • Maintain updated knowledge of new and emerging industry trends and technology

Basic Qualifications

  • Military veteran - transitioning to the private sector within 6 months of applying and available to intern for a minimum of 90 days (3 months) up to 180 days
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Player
  • 1 or more years of experience writing html, css, javascript, and other code
  • 1 or more years of experience working with rich application code
  • Passion for performance debugging and benchmarking
  • SEO experience is preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Dreamweaver is preferred
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop is a plus (On-the-Job training as needed can be provided.)

Locations

Remote

Job Description
What You'll Do
As Graphic Design and Marketing Intern, you'll be responsible for creating beautiful and engaging images for our marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to help us expand our brand, as well as support various marketing initiatives and client campaigns. You'll generate content for social media and company websites to increase visibility on roles and increase company awareness. You'll be crucial to the continued success of our company by developing creative images and content that engages our target audiences.

Who You Are

  • You're driven to succeed. You're intrinsically motivated and you know how to work hard. You enjoy new challenges, new adventures, and you're always looking for growth.
  • You're a people person. You're dialed in to the nuances of human behavior. You're excellent at communicating and interacting with others with high levels of empathy and candor.
  • You're an excellent communicator. As an Internal Recruiter, you'll serve as our brand ambassador through your conversations and interactions with candidates. You're polished and professional, while also able to build rapport and foster trust.
  • You're organized and know how to prioritize. You have experience balancing competing priorities and you know what to focus on and when. You know how to effectively utilize your time and what to put first.
  • You're adaptable. You're comfortable in a changing environment and enjoy quick changes in pace. You're resilient, flexible, and not easily unbalanced.
  • You exude positive energy. You're upbeat and energetic you tend to be that a glass-half-full kind of a person. Good vibes follow where you go!

Basic Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of industry-standard software (such as Adobe platforms, Google Slides and PowerPoint) to create logos, design reports and complete other projects.
  • The ability to clearly communicate the reasoning behind design choices.
  • Experience and interest in generating images and engaging content on social media platforms.
  • A basic portfolio or sample images with projects showcasing your skills.
  • Desire to support the recruiting or Talent & Staffing industry with your graphic design works.
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Fierce and competitive spirit
  • A minimum of 90-180 days remaining on active duty with command approval/support to participate in a SkillBridge internship.

Locations

Hybrid with travel to San Diego or Norfolk office and/or Remote but aligned to PST or EST

Job Description
What You'll Do
As a Recruiter Intern, you will work on our technical recruiting team. This is your opportunity to assist Veterans, while gaining invaluable Sales and Marketing experience in a high-paced environment. You will work with transitioning, and former military members and aid them in their career search. There is no prior Recruiting experience necessary as you will receive all training needed to succeed in this role. In this position, you will be responsible for recruiting candidates in support of client companies located throughout the country. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Source, screen, and match candidates who have the skills and abilities that our clients are looking for based on a variety of qualifications.
  • Assist with resume creation and revision.
  • Prepare candidates for interviews and work with them through the Orion pipeline, from initial sourcing through post-placement follow-up.
  • Support a lead recruiter on assigned positions and hiring events.
  • Build, grow, and manage an assigned candidate pool.
  • Submit qualified and well screened candidates to positions and track their progress through the hiring process.
  • Confirm well screened candidates for Hiring Conferences and Mini-Conferences.
  • Utilize Social Media and other Marketing techniques to increase company awareness and visibility in key candidate demographics.
  • Travel to military bases, Reserve/National Guard centers, and universities to conduct seminars, attend career fairs, and meet with veterans, conducting marketability assessments and preparing them for their transition into the civilian workforce or next career.

Basic Qualifications

  • Military veteran - transitioning to the private sector within 6 months of applying and available to intern for a minimum of 120 days (4 months) up to 180 days
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Fierce and competitive spirit

Locations

U.S. - Remote

Job Description
What You'll Do
As an Associate Recruiter you will:

  • Conduct structured phone interviews that are infused with industry/role specific probing questions as the conversation/interview dictates to pre-qualify candidates for designated clients
  • Documenting candidate responses, effectively screening in or out of the recruitment process based on position requirements.
  • Update candidate statuses in the appropriate recruitment systems (Applicant Tracking System, proprietary systems, etc.)
  • Prepare candidates for interviews; providing logistical information, interview schedule, appropriate attire and expectations for follow up from the recruiter; additional counsel as needed

Who You Are

  • You're an organizational master and efficiency expert. You have strong attention to detail; you're systems-minded, and you know how to manage many things at once.
  • You're a team player. You are happy to help out your teammates; you know you can jump in for others when things are hectic. You have a "others first" mentality; seeking to maintain a positive, professional and service conscious environment that contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the values of the organization.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and you're driven to exceed expectations. You have a proven track record of success in working with operations and administration needs analysis.
  • You're tech-savvy. You have strong computer skills and web literacy, strong familiarity with Microsoft Office and the ability to utilize technology to record candidate interactions in our Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • Passionate and driven. You're highly interested and committed to the recruiting field with the desire to join a growing team where you're responsible for providing administrative support to the talent acquisition function and team.
  • Customer oriented. You have a strong understanding of customer service. You're comfortable engaging candidates over the phone with strong follow-up and follow-through, meeting commitments and deadlines while ensuring tasks are completed satisfactorily.

Basic Qualifications

  • Detail oriented with the ability to follow processes, and ability to learn to track and document on ATS and CRM systems
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Time management skills and a strong sense of urgency
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Interest in the recruiting industry and desire to grow
  • Experience working remotely preferred

Locations

U.S. - Remote

Job Description
What You'll Do
As a Recruiter Intern on our RPO team, you'll be responsible for supporting client needs within various fields of business. You'll act as a consultant, advisor, and a true business partner to develop strategic solutions, creative recruiting and sourcing plans. You'll learn private industry recruiting standards and how to use computer based applicant tracking systems.

Who You Are

  • You're an innovator. You'll creatively build and maintain long-term client and candidate relationships by delivering high-level consultative solution-based recruiting services throughout a full-cycle recruiting process. You are quick to recognize areas for improvement and implement creative solutions.
  • You exceed standards. Orion uses a variety of concrete, tangible metrics to track progress. You have a history of success and you're driven to surpass expectations.
  • You're a team player. You love to work in a collaborative, fast paced team-oriented environment. You take a collaborative and proactive consultative approach with the ability to think outside of the box to develop creative solutions.
  • You pay attention to the details. As an RPO Recruiter, you'll create job descriptions and interview guides for each new position with current and new clients. You'll review resumes, interview and present the best matched candidates that meet client standards. Details matter and you take pride in your work.
  • You're tech-savvy. You'll partner with our clients to recruit top notch talent by utilizing state of the art technologies, including access to multiple job boards, LinkedIn and many other tools. You'll ensure workflow standards are met and maximize use of Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) tools. Bottom line: you're a pro at utilizing technology and resources to source and discover the best new talent.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years military recruiting experience
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated history of success
  • Ability to handle high-volume accounts
  • Fierce and competitive spirit
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Ability to learn processes and document on computer based systems commonly used in the hiring and staffing industry (ATS and CRM systems)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working remotely

Locations

U.S. - Remote

Job Description
What You'll Do
As a Recruitment Operations Administrator Intern, you'll be key to the success of our organization. You'll support continued growth and success by partnering with our RPO recruiters in managing all administrative recruiting activities. You'll be an integral part of our team, working to open job requisitions, schedule and facilitate interviews, maintain records, post to job boards, conduct background checks and drug screens, arrange travel (post COVID), draft offer letters - and any other administrative tasks needed to support the team and the client.

Who You Are

  • You're an organizational master and efficiency expert. You have strong attention to detail; you're systems-minded, and you know how to manage many things at once.
  • You're a team player. You are happy to help out your teammates; you know you can jump in for others when things are hectic. You have a "others first" mentality; seeking to maintain a positive, professional and service conscious environment that contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the values of the organization.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and you're driven to exceed expectations. You have a proven track record of success in working with operations and administration needs analysis.
  • You're tech-savvy. You have strong computer skills and web literacy, strong familiarity with Microsoft Office and the ability to utilize technology to record candidate interactions in our Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • Passionate and driven. You're highly interested and committed to the recruiting field with the desire to join a growing team where you're responsible for providing administrative support to the talent acquisition function and team.
  • Customer oriented. You have a strong understanding of customer service. You're comfortable engaging candidates over the phone with strong follow-up and follow-through, meeting commitments and deadlines while ensuring tasks are completed satisfactorily.

Basic Qualifications

  • Goal oriented attitude with a drive to succeed
  • Great personality with a professional demeanor and excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to follow processes, learn to track and document on computer based systems commonly used in the hiring and staffing industry (ATS and CRM systems)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking skills and proactive initiative
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize on a daily basis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Remote experience is preferred

Locations

Hybrid with travel to San Diego or Norfolk office and/or Remote but aligned to PST or EST

Job Description
What You'll Do
As a Sourcing Recruiter Intern, you will work on our technical recruiting team. This is your opportunity to assist Veterans, while gaining invaluable Sales and Marketing experience in a high-paced environment. You will work with transitioning, and former military members and aid them in their career search. There is no prior Recruiting experience necessary as you will receive all training needed to succeed in this role. In this position, you will be responsible for recruiting candidates in support of client companies located throughout the country. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Source and screen candidates who have the skills and abilities that our clients are looking for based on a variety of qualifications.
  • Assist with resume creation and revision.
  • Support a lead recruiter on assigned positions and hiring events.
  • Build, grow, and manage an assigned candidate pool.
  • Submit qualified and well screened candidates to positions.
  • Utilize Social Media and other Marketing techniques to increase company awareness and visibility in key candidate demographics.
  • Travel to military bases, Reserve/National Guard centers, and universities to conduct seminars, attend career fairs, and meet with veterans, conducting marketability assessments and preparing them for their transition into the civilian workforce or next career.

Basic Qualifications

  • Military veteran - transitioning to the private sector within 6 months of applying and available to intern for a minimum of 90 days (3 months) up to 180 days
  • Proven track record of excellence
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Fierce and competitive spirit
  • Passion for recruiting
  • Ability to review job descriptions and understand client staffing needs
  • Strong social networks

Join the Orion Team - Career Opportunities in Military Recruiting, Business-to-Business Sales, and Vertical Industry Business Development

As an Authorized Industry Partner in the DoD's SkillBridge Program, we are very excited to expose transitioning service members to the rewarding careers available in the talent and staffing industry. Service members are uniquely qualified for our industry for many reasons and make ideal recruiters and business-to-business sales persons. As Orion Talent continues to grow, we are very proud to continue to add the military's top talent to our team.

- Todd Phillips, Senior VP, Recruiting, Orion Talent


Want to know more about how Orion Talent's SkillBridge Internship is structured?

Download our handbook here. You can also visit the Skillbridge website here.






Position(s) of Interest
  • Account Executive Intern
  • Web Developer Intern
  • Graphic Design / Marketing Intern
  • Recruiter Intern
  • RPO Associate Recruiter Intern
  • RPO Recruiter Intern
  • RPO ROA Intern
  • Sourcing Recruiter Intern

  
  







Orion Talent is a customer-centric company focused on helping people discover meaningful careers and businesses grow by finding, delivering, and engaging the best talent around the world.

About Orion Talent

Orion Talent is a customer-centric company focused on helping people discover meaningful careers and businesses grow by finding, delivering, and engaging the best talent around the world.

As we continue to experience growth, we are seeking outstanding people to join our team. We are looking for individuals that are highly motivated, driven, energetic, and have a passion for helping industry-experienced candidates and veterans find the right career.

Our People

We are a team of diverse professionals from diverse backgrounds - all focused on our mission to elevate the recruiting experience and build diverse, resilient workforces that drive winning outcomes.

Orion Talent is committed to building and embracing a diverse workforce. It is our goal that we are collectively a diverse group of people with purpose, living our core values, in an environment where all employees are treated equally and with respect.


Devan Jewell

Devan Jewell
Military Partnerships Coordinator, DoD Skillbridge & Hiring our Heroes Fellowship

Devan Jewell retired from the Navy in July of 2021. He spent 11 years as an enlisted technician and his final 14 years as a Surface Warfare Officer. His passion for helping people and building relationships brought him to Orion Talent in August of 2021. He started working as an Account Executive before recently taking over his current role as Military Partnerships Coordinator managing DoD Skillbridge and Hiring our Heroes Fellowship programs. Please reach out to him at djewell@oriontalent.com to learn more about these amazing opportunities or discuss transition from active duty.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: OrionTalent is an equal opportunity employer. Orion Talent does not discriminate in employment of account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.