Internship - Global Operations 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 Sustainability Team:
The Sustainability team oversees and coordinates the adidas sustainability strategy and all its related programs. The team works cross-functionally with various teams across the company (from design to reporting) and is also responsible for identifying trends and opportunities around sustainability topics. 


Your Tasks:

  • Support the sustainability team on day to day tasks
  • Assistance in product tracking and trend identification
  • Intranet and SharePoint site maintenance
  • Industry and consumer research
  • Support the completion of sustainability related questionnaires and assessments
  • Life Cycle Assessment research/reading and analysis
  • Construction of cross business unit information sharing tools
  • Assist in-line and strategic program managers with daily tasks
  • Support the analytics manager with material and manufacturing research
  • Assist the sustainability team to achieve daily and strategic sustainable product objectives


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Environmental Science, Sustainability or combination
  2. 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!)
  3. Fluent in English, ideally German language skills
  4. Strong MS Office skills
  5. Strong communication skills
  6. Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  7. Life cycle assessment experience is a plus
  8. Former education or experience in environmental area and/or sustainability is a plus
  9. Ability to clearly and concisely summarize data
  10. Technical background in product creation is 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 - Global Operations Sustainability (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Global Operations
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  266408