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Human Resources Internship

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For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.

Job Description

About us 

At Kite, we are at the forefront of immunotherapy and engineered T cell therapy. That means a fast moving and constantly changing environment, where we make discoveries every day – discoveries that include our own capabilities and our individual potential. Together with Gilead, our mother company, we have acquired additional technologies to support the development of next-generation cell therapies. Today, Kite is the leader in cell therapy. 


Internship overview: 


As an HR intern, you will be supporting the Centers of Excellence of the HR department on a variety of topics. These can range from the Employee Life Cycle, Talent, Development & Inclusion and Talent Acquisition, or the support to the different areas/departments that our HR Business Partners cover during their duties.   


You will learn how to work (independently) on projects, or project tracks, across the HR team that are part of the HR and/or Kite Pharma EU B.V. goals. Next to working on projects, you will be given the opportunity to work with a variety of HR colleagues that will support you in having a broad HR experience within a fast paced and dynamic organization.  

Student’s Profile 

  • Following BSc or MSc in Business related areas (incl. Economics, Management, Organizational Psychology, and/or HR-specialized roles, etc.)  

  • Available for 32-40 hours a week for a duration of 5-6 months  

  • Be curious, self-motivated and interested in learning and growing

  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced dynamic working environment

  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, & good working knowledge of Outlook is considered a plus 

  • Excellent interpersonal and good English communication skills 


General Responsibilities (not limited to) 

  • Support the creation of HR documents introducing our department to the business, translating documentation 

  • Work with HR systems and understanding the different functions of HR 

  • Support the integration of new colleagues at Kite by supporting the Induction/Onboarding days that are conducted twice a month

  • Learning and monitoring of the absenteeism management system 

  • Supporting Employee Relations through meetings covering a variety of areas/topics 

  • Project work to support the HR team (topics may depend on both availability and on area of interest) 

  • Support with events such as career events  


Application process 

If you would like to apply, please send an email with the subject 'Internship Application: HR Internship' including your CV and motivation letter to our Recruiter Robin Hiariej at Please bare in mind that we at time receive an influx of applications, it may take some time to receive a response.


Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company.  Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all  employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws).  Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:

Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.