Beiersdorf offers an international internship opportunity: are you up to take it? Play it!

International Internship Challenge: win a sponsored internship abroad. Once a year, Beiersdorf host its International Internship Challenge at its Corporate Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. It invites 32 top international students to compete for four fully-funded international internships. In 2019 it is excited to celebrate the 6 year anniversary of the event on August 19th/20th. Are you up for the challenge?

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Organization: Beiersdorf, a leading company in the treatment of leather on the international market, it is based in Hamburg, Germany, and it has over 150 international branches. For over 130 years, Beiersdorf it has been dedicated to satisfying the personal needs of consumers and is considered one of the inventors of modern skin treatment. Its international success is based on its experience in research and development, its innovative products, and its strong brands. NIVEA from Beiersdorf is the N# 1 leather treatment brand in the world. Other names of Beiersdorf' s successfull international brands are Eucerin, La Prairie, Labello, 8x4, and Hansaplast.

Duty Station: Hamburg-Germany


Open To: Those who are enrolled in a university program in business administration / engineering or already have a degree and are about to start the master's degree (sabbatical year) in the planned internship period (end 2019/2020) and have focused on one of these areas: Brand Management & Digital Marketing, Sales & eCommerce, Supply Chain Management or Finance & Controlling.

Timeframe: not specified

Deadline:  apply until 28th June 2019 - those selected will be invited to the International Challenge to be held on 19th/20th August 2019 in Hamburg, the winners of the international challenge will join the international internship


Job description: International Internship Challenge 2019: explore the world of skincare,winning an international internship. During your two-day visit you’ll not only find out how it comes up with innovative skincare products and strong brands like NIVEA, Eucerin and Hansaplast but you will also witness the interaction between different departments such as research and development, marketing, finance and supply chain management. You’ll be introduced to employees from a wide variety of disciplines and work jointly with other finalists on current FMCG topics in the skincare business.You will be able to show it your abilities across a variety of activities in the 2-day-event.The four strongest applicants will win a fully-funded international internship at one of their 150 subsidiaries across the globe or at their Corporate Headquarters in Germany. Beiersdorf ’ll decide jointly with the winners where to go. Just imagine, you could spend three months in 2020 with the marketing department in Bangkok, at their production site in Chile or with the controlling team in the USA.


Qualifications: You want to join Beiersdors’event? This is what it takes:

  • In your planned internship period (end of 2019/in 2020) you are enrolled in a university program in business administration/engineering, or you already hold a Bachelor's degree and are about to start your Master’s (gap year).
  • You have a focus on one of these areas:

management of the brand and digital marketing

sales and e-commerce

supply chain management  

finance and control

  • You have gained work experience through internships.
  • You feel at ease in an international environment and have the courage to step off the beaten track.
  • You have strong teamwork/communication skills and can work independently, with a high level of dedication.
  • You have excellent analytical skills and no trouble to communicate fluently in English.  


Wage/Fees: The reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs and the top four performers will be awarded a fully-funded international internship in one of their 150+ subsidiaries worldwide.


Application process: Show Beiersdorf who you are: apart from your CV and relevant documents (last transcript of records/internship certificates), it want to see how motivated you are. Let it know why you are the perfect candidate to win an internship abroad. A small suggestion: please only apply for one of the four open positions - Brand Management & Digital Marketing, Sales & eCommerce, Supply Chain Management or Finance & Controlling - your first choice. Throughout the application you will have the opportunity to mention other areas of interest.


Useful links:

Admission process

frequently asked questions


Contact Information:

Beiersdorf AG

Unnastrasse 48

20245 Hamburg


Phone: +49 (0) 40 - 4909 0

Fax: +49 (0) 40 - 4909 3434

edited by Michela Palocci


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