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STUDENT AND ROTATIONAL PROGRAMS

Our Student Internships, Co-ops, and Rotational Programs are designed to provide talented people with development opportunities while they are still in school or just starting their professional careers. 

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

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IGNITE STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

Our IGNITE Internships are designed to provide students with assignments that bridge the gap between classroom studies and real-world experience. Participants build diverse, functional capabilities, while developing leadership, project management, and presentations skills.

IGNITE internships focus on key fields where Harley-Davidson is always looking for talent – each one is used as a feeder for our full-time rotational development program in the same field. We currently offer IGNITE Internships in:

 

Finance

Summer internship with an assignment in financial planning, financial reporting, internal audit or financial analysis.

 

Human Resources

Summer internship with an assignment in Total Rewards, Employee Relations/Labor Relations, Harley-Davidson University, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition or HR Business Services.

 

Information Technology

Summer internship with an assignment in Service Strategy and Delivery, Enterprise Technology Services, Corporate Information Security and Data Privacy Office, or the Business Management Services Group.

 

Product Development Design

Year-long internship to learn about the role of the Designer within the Methodology, as well as to continue building knowledge and awareness of design tools and processes such as Creo (Pro-Engineer), Virtual Assemblies, Engineering Change Notices, and Design of Components. 

 

Our IGNITE Internships focus on robust assignments and professional development including:

  • Two-day H-D Welcome Onboarding
  • Broad exposure to your function
  • A formal mentor and young professional buddy
  • Opportunities to network with Senior Leadership
  • Numerous community volunteer opportunities
  • Networking with other IGNITE interns, co-ops, rotational development program employees, and alumni across the organization

All interns are considered employees of Yoh, a third-party agency that administers these positions, during their assignments, but will be working at a Harley-Davidson facility.

 

ADDITIONAL INTERNSHIPS

From time-to-time Harley-Davidson has additional internship opportunities for students to gain real work experience that enhances their academic training outside or our formal IGNITE program. These provide work assignments of increasing challenge and responsibility appropriate to the student’s abilities and academic focus. Assignments and projects vary and allow the student to develop themselves technically, broaden their academic background and explore career interests.

 

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STUDENT CO-OPS

IGNITE STUDENT CO-OPS

Our IGNITE Co-ops are designed to provide students with assignments that bridge the gap between classroom studies and real-world experience. Participants build diverse, functional capabilities, while developing strong business acumen, leadership capabilities, project management skills and effective communication.

IGNITE Co-ops focus on key fields where Harley-Davidson is always looking for talent – each one is used as a feeder for a full-time rotational development program in the same field. We currently offer IGNITE Co-ops in:

 

Supply Chain/Materials

Eight-month co-op with an assignment in one of the following areas: Materials: Product Development Purchasing, Supply Base Management, Supply Chain Management, Material Operations, or Indirect Procurement.

 

Product Development

Multi-semester co-op program for engineering students. Participants gain comprehensive engineering experiences through robust assignments at either the Harley-Davidson Product Development Center (Wauwatosa, WI) or the Arizona Proving Grounds (Yucca, AZ). Students are typically on assignment full-time for three to eight months per rotation, completing a minimum of three co-op terms.

 

Our IGNITE Co-ops focus on robust assignments and professional development including:

  • Two-day H-D Welcome Onboarding
  • Broad exposure to your function
  • A formal mentor and young professional buddy
  • Opportunities to network with Senior Leadership
  • Numerous community volunteer opportunities
  • Networking with other IGNITE interns, co-ops, rotational development program employees, and alumni across the organization

All co-ops are considered employees of Yoh, a third-party agency that administers these positions, during their assignments, but will be working at a Harley-Davidson facility.

 

ADDITIONAL CO-OP OPPORTUNITIES

From time-to-time we have additional co-op opportunities for students to gain real work experience that enhances their academic training outside or our formal IGNITE program. These additional co-op opportunities provide work assignments of increasing challenge and responsibility appropriate to the student’s abilities and academic focus. Assignments and projects vary and allow the student to develop themselves technically, broaden their academic background and explore career interests.

 

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IGNITE ROTATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

IGNITE Rotational Development Programs are full-time, entry-level positions for individuals who are looking to develop their professional and leadership skills while finding their passion!

Associates in our IGNITE Rotational Development Programs participate in a series of robust and meaningful rotations that have a direct impact on our business while building functional expertise and developing personal leadership skills. Programs range from three to four years, with rotations between six and 12 months long.

Associates in an IGNITE Rotational Development Program are Harley-Davidson employees and qualify for company benefits such as medical and dental plans, 401k, tuition reimbursement.

We currently offer IGNITE Rotational Development Programs in:

 

Engineering

The four-year Technical Excellence Program (TEP) focuses on developing engineers concentrated in manufacturing. You will gain experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Plant Supervision, Quality Engineering, and Continuous Improvement by rotating through positions at our U.S. facilities located in Wisconsin; York, Pa.; and Kansas City, Mo.

 

Finance

Participants in the three-year Financial Excellence Program (FEP) learn about Harley-Davidson’s business processes, strategic vision and culture through challenging assignments made available within the company’s finance area. Participants also lead or assist in compliance audit projects, risk consulting for leadership and independent appraisal of internal controls.

 

Human Resources

During the three-year Human Resources Development Program (HRDP), associates with an interest in HR complete work in areas such as Total Rewards, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations/Labor Relations, Harley-Davidson University Learning and HR Business Services.

 

Information Technology

The three-year Information Technology Development Program (ITDP) allows associates to gain experience in four distinct roles including customer facing, technologist, project delivery, and operations. Each of these roles is an important aspect of how the H-D Global Information Services (GIS) organization provides technology, leadership, and business capabilities to enable our company strategies, protect the brand, and fulfill our company purpose.

 

Supply Chain/Materials

The Materials Excellence Program (MEP) is a three-year program of structured rotations and cross-functional projects. MEP Associates will gain an understanding of the company, plant operations and supplier management while developing their skills in communication, networking and project management. Rotations include experience within Developmental Purchasing, Supply Base and Supply Chain. Experiences may include time at the Harley-Davidson Product Development Center (Wauwatosa, WI) and one of our manufacturing facilities.

 

Sales and Marketing

Through the three-year Global Demand Development Program (GD-DP) you will learn how Harley-Davidson creates customers and engages them with the brand; how we align, place, price and promote while staying connected with our regional teams; and, how to cultivate a global business perspective. Rotations include experience within Sales Operations, Motorcycle Product Planning, Global Marketing & Brand, Retail Operations and Customer Experience, and the Harley-Davidson Museum.

 

Our IGNITE Rotational Development Programs focus on robust assignments and professional development including:

  • Two-day H-D Welcome Onboarding
  • Broad exposure to your function
  • A formal mentor and young professional buddy
  • Annual 2-day Learning Conference for all full-time IGNITE Associates
  • Opportunities to network with Senior Leadership
  • Numerous community volunteer opportunities
  • Networking with other IGNITE internsco-ops, rotational program employees, and alumni across the organization

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