Internship - Footwear Materials 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 our Footwear Materials Sustainability Team:
We offer you the chance to work on projects in alignment with our sustainability strategy to advance further development in these areas.
Your Tasks:

  • Contribute to specific sustainability project with clear deliverables that support development of processes, structures and frameworks 
  • Support execution of cross-functional global projects working together with key stakeholders like our Brand and Global Operations Sustainability teams, different business units as well our innovation and sourcing teams 
  • Project management tasks such as leading individual work streams / packages which include research, data analysis, presentations
  • Support analysis and presentations to define project direction


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Material Engineering, Textile, Polymer, Footwear Development or similar
  2. Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship 
  3. Or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (gap year regulation only applicable to EU citizens due to working permit regulations)
  4. Fluent English language skills (written & spoken)
  5. Strong MS Office skills
  6. Strong interest and passion for sustainability and adidas sustainability efforts
  7. Good project management, interpersonal and communication skills with interest / ability to understand the bigger picture


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2021
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2021 or September 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 - Footwear Materials Sustainability (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  301248
Date:  Feb 10, 2021