2021 US Summer Internship - Strategy


adidas – Portland, OR 



Adi Dassler once said, "You need good thinkers around you. Without them, you’ll go broke." We still take his advice seriously. Our strategy teams consist of original thinkers who help us reach goals, exceed them and then set new ones. 


Interesting, amazing and inspiring aren’t just buzzwords. They’re the everyday benchmarks we set in order to create exceptional business solutions that revolutionize the market. Our teams think beyond the status quo to focus on solutions that leave a lasting impact. We welcome like-minded problem-solvers and visionaries to join us. 




  • Support and participate in global supply chain management projects (e.g. system deployment and enhancements, testing, cross functional process changes)  

  • Support project managers in daily routines (e.g. report creation, data analysis, communication & reporting, change management, assessment)  

  • Generate project documentation for analysis, process definition, project status updates, training and communication. Suggest improvement opportunities where applicable.  

  • Assist in planning and facilitation of cross-functional workshops to drive stakeholder alignment.   




  • Strong analytical skills and quantitative skills with ability to support assumptions of final analysis, share ideas and influence Senior Management by quantitative analysis or facts.   

  • Knowledge in product creation & development processes and supply chain operations 

  • Proven ability to develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with stakeholders as well as other team members 

  • Visual and strategic business design experience to build business cases, strategy and internal pitch decks 

  • Solid skills in Word, Excel (expert level), Power Point etc. 

  • Strong data organization and reporting ability 




  • Currently Enrolled in University. Anticipated graduation date is Winter 2021 or Spring 2022 

  • Eligible to work in the US without restrictions. 

  • Available to participate in our full-time internship program from end of May/June to August 2021 




We’d like to get to know you beyond a traditional Cover Letter. Please attach a 1-page PDF document to communicate to us what makes you a CREATOR. This is your chance to show us who you are and what makes you passionate about joining the Brand. You may use written communication, images, sketches, or any other means to communicate this as long as it is on 1 page and submitted in a PDF format.   The PDF file must be under 5MB and attached in place of the Cover Letter. 




The Internship Program includes the following elements to round out the work you do with your team on a day to day basis:  

  • Intern Orientation 

  • Speaker Series with business leadership 

  • Cross-Functional opportunity 

  • Social Activities 

  • Mentorship 



NOTE: The application for a 2021 internship will close on Sunday January 31, 2021. We will not accept any late applications. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received and we will communicate your status after the application closes on January 31. Thank you for your patience while we review your candidacy! 




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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  2021 US Summer Internship - Strategy

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  289748
Date:  Dec 29, 2020