Office of the Managing Director Intern

Job Description

Join us as an Office of the MD Intern to jumpstart your career in a world leading industry and open doors to a successful and expansive future.  

HP attracts some of the greatest talent from around the globe and we are currently looking for ambitious and diverse students to join our Internship Programme to bring a new perspective to our remarkable team.  


  • This is a placement year opportunity which will take place for 13 months, from July 1st, 2024, until July 31st, 2025 
  • You must be able to live and work in the UK as a hybrid worker, with regular travel to the Reading Headquarters and some travel to the London City office as required  

What you will achieve:    

As an Intern in the Office of the MD, you will play a key support role to the UK & Ireland (UKI) Managing Director. You will be working directly with the MD’s Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant.  

Your role will entail working closely with numerous teams, offering an incredible opportunity to learn and collaborate with a wide range of amazing people dedicated to delivering the best user experience.  

What you put in is what you will get out. Many interns often return to HP after they have finished their studies, either in the same team or elsewhere across the company. The current CEO, Enrique Lores, was once an intern. Start your journey with HP; the possibilities are endless.  

Key Responsibilities:  

  •  Support UKI webinars 
  • Support critical internal communications 
  • Create quarterly newsletters and general ad-hoc communications 
  • Help run the HP UK Sports & Social Club, actively working with the Site Leads as well as the Intern Charity Committee to plan fund-raising and site engagement events 
  • Manage customer complaints that come into the MD’s office – maintain log and ensure complaints are followed up in a timely manner 
  • Maintain Crisis Management data library
  • Manage process for a variety of UKI recognition programmes   
  • Help organise events and manage schedules of exec visits to the UK offices 
  • Manage agenda and attendees for weekly extended staff meetings 
  • Help with day to day running of Exec Office and ad-hoc tasks 
  • Lead the co-ordination of the Impact Networks, working directly with the leadership to drive and own joint projects.  

What we are looking for:    

  •  Someone with an eye for detail, strong organisation and time management skills. 
  • Self-motivated actively searching our opportunities to add value.  Resourceful person that can provide solutions to problems using own initiative. 
  • Taking ownership of projects, including personal development 
  • Preferred degrees, but not essential, include Business Management and Marketing/Communication related courses.   

Further Opportunities:    

  • Assist with charity fundraising events and Business Impact Networks. 
  • Develop recruitment plan for your successor. 
  • HP Mentor Scheme. 
  • Intern committee and Intern social events.