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Looking for an opportunity to learn more about Recruiting? Apply to be a Recruiting Intern with one of Central Iowa’s top employment solutions companies, Palmer Group! The recruiting intern will assist in providing support in the recruitment process and identifying candidates for Palmer Group’s clients. This position is designed to be a training ground for development into a Recruiter position. 


  • Identify, recruit, evaluate and place top-quality candidates into temporary/contract, temporary/contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions (positions may vary from entry level through senior management)
  • Work closely with Recruiters and Account Executives to learn about Palmer Group Clients and open job opportunities
  • Review job descriptions and job requirements
  • Screen and review candidates based on client requirements – Recruiting activity occurs over the phone and/or in person
  • Schedule and conduct interviews to learn about candidate experience and job search and present candidate information to clients
  • Continuous development of a large pool of candidates for placement at our clients in a timely manner

May assist in recruiting in one of the following industries: Accounting and Finance, Engineering and Manufacturing, Office Administration, Banking, and Information Technology.


  • College sophomore or junior
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

Internships are full-time (40 hours/week) and based out of Palmer Group’s West Des Moines, IA office.

About Palmer Group:

We get it — finding a job on your own can be challenging. That’s why we’ve spent over 20 years helping professionals like you prepare for and find rewarding new positions at Iowa’s top companies. We’ve already helped more than 18,000 people find the perfect job, and we’re doing it again and again, day after day. Consider us your personal search party. Your treasure map. Your secret weapon. At Palmer Group, we’re not just filling positions; we’re working to empower you for a lifetime of success.

Ref: JOB-24336

Deidra Meyer, SHRM-CP, TSC

Recruiting and Development Lead

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266