Strategy and Project Management Intern - Key Cities (Internship Program 2022)

This internship is an excellent opportunity for a top talent with strong communication, creative problem-solving skills and a passion for sports and the sporting goods industry. We would love to gain some new and fresh perspectives from you and in return provide you with great learning opportunities on a variety of projects and teams as well as the possibility to stay with us long-term and start building your career at adidas!


Details of the program

Duration: May 2nd -August 26th (16 weeks)

Remuneration: 16 CAD/ hour

Location: tbd. Our head office is in Woodbridge, ON. Currently, we are still working from home but once we return, we will work 3 days/ week from the office. Therefore, please make sure you are able to reach the office location.

Please note: We will have a vaccine mandate in place.





How to apply

Please upload your resume and impress us with either an application video or your “1 Pager”. The most important things here for you are to be creative, stand out from the crowd and show us who you are: How are you going to help adidas OWN THE GAME? What makes YOU a Creator? What are you going to contribute to the team? How do you live the 3Cs (Confidence, Creativity and Collaboration)?


Option 1:  Application Video

  • Maximum length: 3 minutes.
  • Upload your video to YouTube, Dropbox, OneDrive or a similar application. Ensure you give us permission to view it.
  • Include the link to your video in your online application form.
  • Do not just record yourself talking to the camera. Be creative. This is your chance to shine!


Option 2: 1 Pager

  • Feel free to include text, images, links, videos, etc.
  • Creativity has no limits. This is your chance to shine!
  • The Creator 1 Pager is to be submitted in a PDF format. Please upload your 1 Pager to Dropbox or a similar application and include the link in your online application form.


Process and timelines

Application deadline: February 6th, 2022, end of day.


After this deadline, we will move quickly. Please be available and check your e-mail (incl. spam folder!) for when we reach out e.g., for a pre-recorded video interview in February.

The final stage of the process, interviews and assessment day, is planned for the week of March 14th (subject to change) and offers will be communicated by March 28th.


The Strategy and Project Management Intern - Purpose & overall relevance for the organization: 

The objective of this internship is to play an active role in the development of the Strategic Key City Plans and implement a tracking system that can be made accessible to all stakeholders in the business.   


Key Responsibilities (Functional):

Key City Planning & Strategy

  • Understand the adidas Canada strategy to win the consumer, particularly the Key City strategy
  • Identify the most important Key Performance Indicators to measure the success of our Key City strategies
  • Develop a simple tool to track the success and that can be used across the organization beyond the Key City work
  • Become a member of the Key City project team for the length of the assignment
  • Play a part in the development of the next stage of the Key City strategy
  • Support in Project Management and work with the Senior Leadership Team


Key Relationships (Internal): 

  • Strategy, Sales, DTC, Marketing


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of all MS Office tools, including One Drive and One Note
  • Proven ability to learn new digital tools, and apply them effectively
  • Ideally some experience or knowledge in a mapping tool
  • Awareness of adidas core cultures and values
  • Strong connection to communities in Toronto / Vancouver is a plus


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Currently enrolled in a college/university program or just graduated. 
  • All applications will be accepted and considered. It is our long-term goal to convert interns into full time positions. Students who are planning to graduate within the next 12 months after the internship will be preferred for this program.



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:  Strategy and Project Management Intern - Key Cities (Internship Program 2022)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Woodbridge
TEAM:  Strategy
State:  ON
Country/Region:  CA
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  409489
Date:  Jan 6, 2022