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United Rentals HR Intern - (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) in Stamford, Connecticut

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

United Rentals is a Fortune 500 Company based in Stamford, CT. Join our Human Resources team for the summer and engage in meaningful assignments fostering our culture of inclusion.

The Summer Intern will be responsible for a number of projects and tasks that support the corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (“DEI”) department. The intern will gain experience in one or more key functional areas and will gain an understanding of the company’s DEI strategy and initiatives.


  • Research key benchmarking surveys and build a matrix of consistent factors that will influence future initiatives and actions

  • Create and launch self-ID campaign and roundtables to increase diverse representation

  • Design DEI workshop activities for in-person meetings

  • Research DEI Trends and their potential impact on United Rentals

  • Consider meaningful employee touchpoints

  • Assist with meeting objectives, while providing superior customer service

  • Various projects related to the business which may cover multiple categories

  • Participation in departmental and cross-functional work sessions, conference calls and WebEx meetings


  • Current university or college student in Human Resources, DEI/Multicultural Studies, Communications/Marketing, American Studies or related program

  • 1 year minimum of human resources or communications/marketing experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence to deal with employees at all levels

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and research/draft communications, keen attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • Hybrid schedule at corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Non-Full Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, non-full time eligibility in select provinces.

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.