Internship - Product Development (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.


Join our Product Development Teams:
As an intern you will be directly involved in the complete product development process from design and initial prototyping to final release. Be a full and responsible member of the team and support us to become better every day! 


We offer various internships in the following fields of Product Development:

  • Football Apparel Development
  • Running Footwear Development
  • Originals Footwear Development
  • Style Collaborations Apparel Development

Your Tasks:

  • Assist the development team in daily business and administrative tasks e.g. calendar maintenance, data entry, preparation of presentations, building of material boards, maintenance of the fabric library etc.
  • Support the product development team with specific parts of the product development process such as style creation, organization of fittings, comment creation, costing and sample management (including testing)
  • Work closely with key partners such as factories, Liaison Offices, Marketing, Design and the adidas innovation team
  • Support the development team on current projects and own individual projects as assigned e.g. handling of small ranges


Your Profile:

  1. Student of Textile Engineering, Clothing Technology, Garment Design/Technology or similar
  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 English language skills (written & spoken)
  4. Strong MS Office skills
  5. Good textile technology skills; basic understanding of materials and costing
  6. Knowledge of graphic programs such as Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator is beneficial
  7. Highly motivated team player who enjoys working in an international team
  8. Self-starter, Willingness to learn
  9. Attention to details


Key Facts:

  • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2020
  • Start Dates: September 1st, 2020 or September 15th, 2020
  • 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



Check out: http://www.herzo.adidas-group.com/ and http://bit.ly/adidas_GFTA

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 - Product Development (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  225972