Internship - Apparel Material Innovation & Sustainability (m/f/d)

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world.


adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.


An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports.


Join the Apparel Material Innovation & Sustainability Team:
We offer you a unique opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of adidas apparel materials innovation & sustainability projects.


Our focus is on

Research and validation for new materials and material finishes, processes and systems in terms of sustainability, cost & effectiveness


We provide insight in the collaboration with the material development community and other cross-functional teams.

Your Tasks:

  • Support execution of cross-functional global projects within our organization
  • Project management tasks such as leading individual work streams / packages
  • Support analysis and presentations to define project direction
  • Support development of processes, structures and frameworks that support the implementation of smart solutions to improve the status quo


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Textile Engineering, Textile Management, Textile Technology or similar (with chemical interest)
  2. Alternative: Chemical background with basic understanding of textiles
  3. Enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (Only applicable to EU citizens due to working permit regulations!)
  4. Fluent English language skills (written & spoken)
  5. Strong MS Office skills
  6. Analytical skills, Statistic program knowledge beneficial
  7. Technical and chemical understanding
  8. Strong interest in Sustainability & Recycling
  9. Work experience in textile lab beneficial
  10. Experience with IT systems beneficial


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: October 31st, 2020
  • Start Dates: March 1st, 2021 or March 15th, 2021
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach (near Nuremberg)


Your Application:

  • Show us with your application (CV & motivation letter) who you are, why you want to join adidas and why this specific team
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered


Make your move to the World of Sports.

Check out: www.herzo.adidas-group.com   


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:  Internship - Apparel Material Innovation & Sustainability (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  266428