MBA Summer Internship - HR Talent, Performance Development (m/f/d)

Are you ready to #ownthegame 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. 


Our team delivers adidas’ Performance Development & Management approach enabling individual growth & development and building a high-performance culture to deliver against our Own the Game strategic business plan.


•    Support management of full end-to-end or specific areas of development-based programs or projects, linked to the Performance Development strategy and key initiatives 
•    Streamlines processes and creates standards that may impact teams across the organization  
•    Participates in Development needs analysis and the planning of follow-up interventions  
•    Facilitates formal and informal learning through various techniques and formats that engages, encourages participation, and ensures learning transfer 
•    Evaluates and measures effectiveness of programs to determine evolutions and recommendations for future solutions and improvements 


•    Master student of Business Administration, Human Resources, Psychology or similar. We are also open to other specialties.  
•    Interest in Performance Development and the future of HR, capabilities in Business Management 
•    Able to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner 
•    Able to work with/communicate/handle people at different levels within the organization 
•    Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills 
•    Able to operate with curiosity and manage ambiguity in a fast paced and constantly changing environment 
•    Team player who enjoys working in an international and multicultural environment 
•    Strong MS-Office skills, in particular PowerPoint and Excel – with a focus on compelling presentations, and data reporting/visualization 
•    Fluent in English and another language would be a plus 
•    Passion for sports is always a plus at adidas 


•    Enrolled in a full-time MBA for the whole duration of the internship
•    Ideally 4+ years of relevant work experience 
•    Available to participate in our MBA internship program from June to August/September 2022 (12 weeks)
•    Application Deadline: January 31st, 2022
•    Start Dates: June 1st or 15th, 2022 
•    Duration: 3 months 
•    Location: adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany (near Nuremberg)


•    Submit your resume and, instead of a traditional cover letter, please submit your personal adidas 1-pager and show us your authentic self and what makes you passionate about joining the brand and this role. The only requirement is that the adidas 1-pager is submitted as a PDF. Inside of it, you can use any format such as print, visual, written, digital, a link, etc. 
•    Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered 


Make your move to the World of Sports.  
Check out: www.herzo.adidas-group.com or 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:  MBA Summer Internship - HR Talent, Performance Development (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  403450
Date:  Dec 29, 2021