Human Resource Intern at Echo Global Logistics

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Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

Looking for an internship role in Summer 2021 and think you have what it takes to be a part of our team? Learn more about what we are looking for and apply if you have what it takes!


Echo’s summer internship program allows you the opportunity have on-the-job training to execute real world projects, interact with Senior Management/Executives, mentorship from leaders, and thrive in an environment and culture that listens to and welcomes your feedback.  Echo is a high-energy organization with great enthusiasm, collaboration and is a lot of FUN to be a part of!


Spend your summer working within Echo’s Technology team!  Echo recently ranked as the second-largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we continue growing virtually all our technical teams.  As part of our team, you will contribute to engineering of large-scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever-growing market.

Check out this "Why We Work at Echo" and our recent Logistics Excellence Award!



  • Must be able to start June 7, 2021 (internship goes through August 6, 2021).



As a HR Intern, you will work closely with the HR team and have daily projects to work on and grow your HR skills. No 2 days will be the same throughout the summer for you, as you will receive first hand experience of working within a growing HR team.

  • Partner with the HR team on various projects

  • Work closely with the Campus Recruitment Team

  • Opportunity to learn the Logistics/Transportation industry

  • Research and assist with requests related to HR projects

  • Projects may include assisting with Recruitment projects benefits, helping revamp the onboarding program, updating and revising job descriptions, etc.

  • Opportunity to shadow individuals within different departments

  • Give a presentation to the management team detailing experience and goals met during internship

  • Be willing to complete additional tasks that arise within the HR team



  • Interested in a career within HR

  • Enjoy working with others

  • Driven and competitive nature

  • Strong problem solving and decision making abilities

  • Quick learner who is successful at multi-tasking

  • Team player who can also produce independent results

  • Rising Senior preferred

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially



  • Paid internship, team outings

  • Help understand career opportunities by joining an industry leader for the summer

  • Work with virtually all aspects and teams within Echo

  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices

  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on our product offerings

  • Work in the full software delivery life-cycle

  • Ability to constantly enhance and improve applications

  • Plan to learn a lot and have a lot of fun!


Work Environment/Physical Demands Summary:

This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

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Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 800 sales representatives hustling to move over 16,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.