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People & Culture Intern (Fixed Term Contract)

Apply now Position: People & Culture Intern (Fixed Term Contract) (Internship #539776)
Property / Office: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
Location: London, United Kingdom

People & Culture Intern, People & Culture

39 hours, 5 days per week

From August 2024 for a 6-month fixed term contract

We’re looking for  a P&C  Intern to join our iconic People & Culture team.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is London’s most iconic address. It’s another world; a world of oriental luxury and the most attentive service. A world that’s all about our guests.

As a P&C Intern at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, you will be responsible for:

  • The P&C intern is responsible for, but not limited to supporting the P&C team with CV screening and distribution and ensuring job adverts are maintained
  • This role will liaise with candidates, booking interviews and ensuring our candidates receive an excellent recruitment experience
  • You will undertake administration relating to the full employee life cycle, including but not limited to preparing offer letters, contracts and new starter paperwork, completing references and right to work checks.
  • Providing support to P&C team on projects and ad-hoc office tasks 
  • Support the organisation and implementation of hotel wide engagement initiatives 

As an P&C Intern, you will be working Monday to Friday, 39 hours a week. Your working hours will mainly be 9am to 5:30pm however  your are expected to assist with colleague engagement and onboarding activities which might take place outside of these days and hours. 

To be a successful P&C Intern candidate, you will be looking to start your career in HR, have a passion for people and hospitality and be highly organised. 

Previous experience within hospitality is advantageous and excellent written and verbal communication is required. 

In return, you will receive an array of iconic benefits, such as:

  • Excellent career progression with an iconic, luxury, global hotel brand. A lot of our colleagues joined us at the beginning of their career and are now leading their own teams and divisions.
  • Fantastic learning and development opportunities for all levels of staff, with targeted development programs to get you ready for the next step in your career.
  • 3 complimentary nights per year, increasing to 5 with length of service
  • Discounted stays at our beautiful properties across the Group
  • Access to discounts and deals with over 500 popular high street retailers, including discounted gym memberships and travel deals
  • 50% F&B & Spa discount
  • Complimentary Westfield Healthcare cash plan, children added at no extra cost
  • Colleague Experience Stay in-house with breakfast included upon completed probation
  • Friends & Family hotel rate and Spa discount
  • 1 paid Charity Day per year to dedicate to a charity of your choice
  • Season ticket loan & cycle to work scheme
  • £750 recruitment referral bonus
  • Free meals on duty & uniform dry-cleaning services
  • Increased holiday entitlement with Length of Service, up to 33 days off
  • Subsidized podiatry sessions with our incredible Bastien pedicurists
  • Free Life Insurance benefits whilst in service
  • Company pension plan
  • Access to Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Recognition Programmes
  • Social, wellbeing, charity, and sporting events throughout the year



Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is a proudly certified Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) hotel. Corporate responsibility values are deeply ingrained in Mandarin Oriental’s culture, and sustainability implications are carefully considered with every decision across the Group, aligning our sustainable development efforts with the industry criteria set out by the GSTC.

We strive for a better future for the next generation. Protecting the environment, people and communities are the fundamental pillars to which we devote our efforts. We are very proud of the initiatives our colleagues have implemented to help us on the path to achieving our sustainability goals, such as single-use plastic elimination, ethical supply chain and procurement, community and colleague engagement, technology practices and waste reduction. We are committed to doing the right thing, every day.



We believe a diverse and inclusive culture is better for everyone. Bringing individuals together is essential to the long-term success of our people, our business and the societies and economies in which we operate.

All colleagues, regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, background or religion, should be treated fairly and with respect, should be given equal opportunities, and be valued for the contributions they make in their roles. No form of bullying, intimidation, discrimination or harassment of others will be tolerated. 



Please note, all candidates applying for this role must have obtained the right to work and live in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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