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Semester at Palantir, People Operations Fellowship

Palantir Technologies

Palantir Technologies

People & HR, Operations
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024
A World-Changing Company
Palantir builds the world’s leading software for data-driven decisions and operations. By bringing the right data to the people who need it, our platforms empower our partners to develop lifesaving drugs, forecast supply chain disruptions, locate missing children, and more.
The Role
As a People Operations Intern, you will play a key role in supporting People Team initiatives by identifying operational efficiencies in existing processes, providing high-quality service to our employees, and owning a set of foundational projects. You are passionate about People Operations and committed to providing high-quality service to all those you interact with. You are outcome-oriented, and pursue solutions in a thoughtful, iterative, and empathetic way.
You are a critical thinker and have a keen eye for detail, a focus on accuracy, and extraordinary customer service skills. You are motivated by improving internal processes that remove friction and enhance the employee experience. Most importantly, you find people-focused work exciting and rewarding. This company is filled with amazing, brilliant, and dedicated folks from around the world, and we work hard to serve and support all of them in our shared pursuit of the mission.

Core Responsibilities

  • Gain insight and exposure to the full employee lifecycle through hands-on experiential learning.
  • Tackle projects that support improved data quality, process optimization, and compliance.
  • Own operational processes such as our internal role transfer process, I-9/E-Verify process for US new hires, employment verifications, and triaging other ad-hoc inbound requests.
  • Leverage Palantir Foundry to analyze people operations data, report on trends, and recommend workflow improvements.

What We Value

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Willing to ask questions, take initiative, demonstrate high ownership, and independently drive outcomes forward.
  • Comfortable working in iterative and constantly evolving environments with dynamic objectives.
  • Strong connection and commitment to Palantir’s mission and success.

What We Require

  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at an accredited university.
  • Background in Business, Human Resources, Psychology, Communications, or related field.
  • If a current student, taking the full fall 2024 semester off (3-4 months) to work at Palantir. Candidates cannot be enrolled in university classes.
The estimated salary range for this position is estimated to be $6,250/month. Further note that total compensation for this position will be determined by each individual’s relevant qualifications, work experience, skills, and other factors. This estimate excludes the value of any benefits offered; and the potential future value of any long-term incentives.
Life at Palantir
We want every Palantirian to achieve their best outcomes, that’s why we celebrate individuals’ strengths, skills, and interests, from your first interview to your longterm growth, rather than rely on traditional career ladders. Paying attention to the needs of our community enables us to optimize our opportunities to grow and helps ensure many pathways to success at Palantir. Promoting health and well-being across all areas of Palantirians’ lives is just one of the ways we’re investing in our community. Learn more at Life at Palantir and note that our offerings may vary by region.
In keeping consistent with Palantir’s values and culture, we believe employees are “better together” and in-person work affords the opportunity for more creative outcomes. Therefore, we encourage employees to work from our offices to foster connectivity and innovation. Many teams do offer hybrid options (WFH a day or two a week), allowing our employees to strike the right trade-off for their personal productivity. Based on business need, there are a few roles that allow for “Remote” work on an exceptional basis. If you are applying for one of these roles, you must work from the state in which you are employed. If the posting is specified as Onsite, you are required to work from an office.
Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world’s hardest problems. Palantir does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster, EEO poster supplement and Pay Transparency Notice for additional information.
Palantir is committed to making the job application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and need to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please reach out and let us know how we can help.