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Human Resources Intern

Washington, DC (on site preferred) / full-time

About the Program: 

The VMG Partners ecosystem of brands stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, in partnership with their portfolio companies – [solidcore], OVME, Milton’s Craft Bakers, Swell, Shogun – 10 interns from colleges across the country will partake in an 10-week internship program in which they will participate in on-the-job training across a range of functions, as well as engage in panels, workshops, and more. To ultimately, equip them with skills and a network to start a career within consumer/services/retail and tech industries, whether as an entrepreneur, an operator or beyond.

Solidcore is looking for a talented human resources intern to join their People team! Solidcore is a high growth company currently experiencing rapid expansion. We’re looking for someone to support our People Team as we prepare our systems and processes for growth. We hope to find someone who is passionate about community and looking to make an impact in the Health and Wellness industry. Our ideal team member is curious, humble, hungry, and smart!


10 weeks (Late May – Late July)


The Human Resources intern will work on projects focused on helping Solidcore elevate their people processes and programs. They will lead work meant to elevate the Solidcore employee experience and the organization’s commitment to compliance & excellence.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Developing HR solutions and initiatives by collecting and analyzing data through demographic reporting, and recommending courses of action
  • Partnering with the People Manager to evaluate DEI-related benefits options to expand the company’s Total Rewards program
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local legislations by maintaining awareness of existing and new legislation including anticipating, enforcing, and advising management on needed actions
  • Assisting the People Business Partner by addressing employee relations concerns, and / or disciplinary or performance issues as they arise
  • Assisting with the recruitment of HQ employees by posting positions, conducting online searches for qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, performing phone screens, and administering pre-employment background checks.
  • Identifying opportunities for streamlining work in order to improve efficiency
  • Assisting the HR People department with various projects during times when additional support is needed

Experience and interests:

  • A rising senior in college 
  • Demonstrates effective teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintains high degree of integrity and confidentiality, always doing the right thing

About VMG Partners: 

With over 15 years of industry expertise, VMG Partners is a leading, high-growth consumer and retail focused investment firm with a focus on supporting founders and management teams on their mission to create and scale differentiated consumer brands and experiences.

The firm has a longstanding track record of working closely with iconic, category-leading brands across consumer and retail industry verticals on all key aspects of building their businesses while taking an entrepreneurial, “people-first” approach to partnership. Such brands include Babyganics, Briogeo, Daily Harvest, Drunk Elephant, Justin’s, KIND Healthy Snacks, Pirates Booty, Nature’s Bakery, Quest, Spindrift, and many others.

VMG Partners invests in both growth-stage and venture businesses through its two strategies, VMG Growth and VMG Catalyst. The firm was founded in 2005 and has offices in San Francisco and New York City.

About Solidcore: 

[solidcore] is a national boutique fitness company with 70+ studios across the country. Our signature workout is 50 minutes of low-impact, high-intensity strength training: the lights are low and the music is loud. At [solidcore], we are passionately dedicated to the growth and development of our team and strive to create an environment where individuals can learn and develop their skills. We believe in cultivating a safe space where you are able to show up every day as your strongest, most empowered version of yourself. 

We stand behind the health and wellness of not only the teams working within the walls of our studios, but the broader community as well. We offer all full-time employees participation in our [solidcare] program that includes unlimited PTO, full spectrum insurance coverage, cell phone stipend, and so much more. Please visit our website here to read more about our mission and benefits.

At [solidcore] we believe in blazing paths, not trailing behind and we are firmly committed to being the leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion within the boutique fitness space. We want to create a community in which people can feel safe to show up as their most authentic selves. Community is not just what we do – it’s who we are and we are dedicated to promoting a welcoming environment for all. You can click here to find out more about the actions we are taking to promote a more diverse and inclusive space for both our clients and our internal team.

Application Deadline:

Please complete your application by April 11th

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