Learning and Development - Intern

Human Resources St. Louis, Missouri


Learning & Development - Intern


Full-time employment opportunity with a dynamic and multi-faceted resource for economic development in the St. Louis region.

About Us


Since 1950, we have partnered with private and public organizations on hundreds of projects that have created thousands of jobs on both sides of the Mississippi River.


BSD operates with a focus on making a positive impact on the region and the nation, better connecting the Bi-State area to the rest of the world. We are impacting neighborhoods, large and small, in Illinois and in Missouri, with investments that are shaped by our unique perspective of the region and its potential.


The Role


We are looking for an Intern to support the Learning and Development department and learn about Bi-State Development’s different enterprises while developing a professional portfolio. Through various hands-on learning opportunities, you will be able to contribute to projects that support organizational goals.


Paid internship, maximum of 20 hours a week.








Work with organizational leadership to support learning and development goals and projects, gaining vast experience by working with all sectors of Bi-State Development.   L&D’s role is to execute a company-wide approach to learning & development to drive BSD’s business strategies, creating a cohesive and integrated learning process for a high-performance culture to improve employee capabilities, cultivate growth and foster learning engagement for all employees Work will include one or more of the following:

  • Develop tools and solutions to help develop, engage, and retain team members
  • Deliver solutions that build capacity and talent
  • Host and/or facilitate in-person or virtual events
  • Review data and conduct an analysis and recommendations based on the analysis
  • Own and deliver on project(s) related to a specific facet of Learning & Development
  • Participate in team and departmental meetings


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


  • People focused. Able to quickly and organically build relationships at all levels cross-functionally
  • Ability to learn about the business, understand priorities and how Talent Management supports these priorities
  • Eager to learn and take initiative
  • Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and sound judgment
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities/projects with superior attention to detail
  • Adept at working in an office and virtual setting
  • Intermediate skill in MS Office, specifically Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Organizational skills and ability to drive initiatives from start to finish
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team collaboratively




Degree:  Pursuing a Master’s Degree or Doctorate          Degree



Field: Industrial Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or similar




Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.