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Human Resources Intern

Company Overview

The 5000+ team members at Sleep Number create a passionate, purpose driven culture that is focused on improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep. We are not just passionate about customer wellbeing, however; being employed by Sleep Number means your personal wellness is considered, too. As we continue to grow, we are looking for team members who will bring their unique personalities, backgrounds, and skills to work. Whether you are entering, returning, or experienced in the workforce, we have a place for you!

Our Sleep Number 360® smart beds have improved 13 million + lives since our introduction to the industry in 1987. With team members nationwide supporting work areas from technology to manufacturing, retail stores representatives to home delivery technicians, to our customer service to headquarters professionals, our team allows us to be a sleep innovation leader. Our annual revenue in 2020 was $1.86 billion which enables us to further invest in innovation, our people, and our community. #TeamSleepNumber

At Sleep Number we are improving lives every day through proven quality sleep, creating a health and wellness revolution with sleep at the center. Join our team for a 12-week summer internship experience working as a rotational intern with the Human Resources team, where you will work on processes that support our culture and help develop our leaders and team members.  
Primary Responsibilities  
Support the Human Resources department and grow broad skills through a 12-week
rotational experience based on your interests and background.
The work you do could focus on:    
  • Driving team member engagement and retention using communications,  operations
and organizational skills   
  • Learning the programs and tools the HR department uses to support content creation and sharing 
  • Creating plans and recommendations for future programs and talent capabilities 
  • Creating content that supports team members’ wellbeing, learning and development 
  • Analyzing trends to create efficiencies in the HR department, or for team members going through the talent and hiring process 
Position Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university, working towards a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Human Resource Management, Business or other related degree 
  • At least two years of coursework completed by May 2023
  • Action Oriented: eager to learn and try new opportunities  
  • Collaborates: builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others,  interacting with tact and confidence   
  • Resourcefulness: a problem solver with the ability to make connections and ask questions to find the answer    
  • Analytical skills: Strong information gathering, organizing, and analyzing skills to better understand insights and trends  
  • Technology skills (all trainable): Ability to learn and use programs like Office 365, the Workday
system and SharePoint  
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills   
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently  
  • Excellent organizational skills to provide efficient and timely follow-up to deadlines  

Additional Program Details

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full intern summer events program highlighting our field, stores, and corporate experiences.
  • Campus Ambassador opportunities

Pay & Benefits

Improving the health and wellbeing of society through higher quality sleep starts with you. We strive to infuse wellbeing into all aspects of our culture championing your emotional, financial, career, community, and physical health.
By joining Team Sleep Number, in addition to offering competitive pay programs, we are proud to offer eligible team members an extensive wellbeing package including, but not limited to comprehensive health plan options, 401(k) Plan with discretionary company match, incentive eligibility paid time off and much more:
  • A free Sleep Number 360® Smart Bed for team members, and additional product discounts for friends and family throughout the year!
  • Emotional wellbeing resources to help you balance life, such as free access to therapy, family care concierge and discounted childcare.
  • Financial support when you need it the most - paid parental leave, time to recover from an illness or injury, and saving for lifes expected & unexpected adventures.
  • Opportunities for connection in and outside of work through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council, and volunteerism in our communities.
  • Career development supported by our tuition reimbursement program. and continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Work for your day flexibility, available for select corporate roles.


Safety is a top priority for Sleep Number customers and team members. COVID-19 Precaution(s) are in place based on the roles & responsibilities, consistent with CDC guidelines and state/local laws, and include protective equipment, social distance guidelines, and sanitizing/disinfecting/cleaning procedures executed. In roles that are not critical to in-person work, the option may exist to work remotely and attend meeting(s) virtually. This may include portions or the entirety of the interview process.
Office safety, security, and crisis support is in place to protect Sleep Number people, products, and properties. Security and Asset Protection collaborates with internal partners to develop and deliver safety and security training, while providing guidance on facility design and process development.

EEO Statement

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people and prohibit discrimination based on race, color, marital status, religion, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It is Sleep Number’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities during the application process, consistent with applicable law. We may require supporting medical or religious documentation where applicable and permissible by law. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, including if you are unable or otherwise limited in your ability to access open roles here.