Associate Recruiter - Skillbridge Intern (2607)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

Elastic is expanding our recruiting team and seeking a dedicated SkillBridge Recruitment Intern focusing on early talent acquisition and program management. This opportunity is ideal for military personnel transitioning into their first civilian job, offering a unique internship experience within the last 180 days of their service.

As a SkillBridge Recruitment Intern at Elastic, you will be pivotal in shaping our talent acquisition strategies, particularly in early talent recruitment and program management. We welcome candidates with strong leadership skills and practical communication abilities to join our dynamic team, which predominantly operates in a remote environment.

What You Will Do:

  • Full Cycle Recruitment: Contribute and shadow the hiring process from sourcing to offer acceptance. Learn how to craft a consistent and exceptional hiring experience for candidates and internal client groups. 
  • Relationship Building: Solidify relationships with recruiters and leadership to understand hiring needs and priorities. Serve as an advisor and partner to build and maintain healthy pipelines of exceptional candidates.
  • Early Talent Recruitment: Work directly with our Global Lead of Early Talent Recruitment the full cycle recruiting process, from sourcing to offer acceptance, specifically focusing on early talent acquisition and the Skillbridge Internship Program. Craft an exceptional hiring experience for candidates and internal client groups, ensuring a seamless transition for military personnel entering the civilian workforce.
  • Program Management: Collaborate with the global recruiting team to develop, implement, and execute recruiting strategies, focusing on program management for SkillBridge participants. Leverage industry training, apprenticeships, and internships to provide valuable civilian work experience for service members.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Solidify relationships with leadership, advising and partnering to build robust pipelines of outstanding candidates. Act as a liaison between the recruiting team and other departments, such as Finance and Legal, to streamline the recruiting process and ensure alignment with organizational goals.
  • Brand Ambassador:  Be a passionate Elastic brand ambassador for the SkillBridge program throughout the recruitment process. Showcase Elastic's values and culture to candidates and contribute to building a strong talent brand that resonates with potential hires.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various departments to drive the recruiting process, fostering effective partnerships and ensuring a holistic approach to talent acquisition.

What You Bring Along:

  • Military Background: Current active military personnel eligible for SkillBridge, preferably 3-4 months from eligibility to begin the program.
  • Passion:  Demonstrate a passionate and enthusiastic approach to recruiting, with a keen interest in early talent acquisition and program management.
  • Continuous Learning: Display a commitment to continuous learning, approaching each interaction with an open mind and being a great listener with a hands-on mentality.
  • Results-Driven:  Ability to move fast and drive results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Be a collaborative teammate, fostering positive working relationships and contributing to a supportive and inclusive work culture.
  • Values Alignment: Trust in the company's core values and contribute to upholding and promoting them within the organization.
  • Adaptability: Excel in high levels of uncertainty and change, demonstrating resilience and adaptability in evolving circumstances.
  • Expertise: Showcase expertise in your domain area, particularly in the context of early talent recruitment and program management.

Join Elastic and embark on a rewarding journey, leveraging your military background to contribute to our diverse and innovative recruiting team. Embrace the opportunity to shape the future of talent acquisition while building a foundation for your successful civilian career.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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