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Internship or Thesis – Research & Development (m/f/d)

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Are you eager to lead exciting projects and have a meaningful impact with your ideas? Get an insight look into the magic behind our brands! If you relish a culture in which your development is key and you feel a hunger to learn, a dedication to lead, and a passion to win – this position is for you!

We are offering internship (mandatory or non-mandatory) or thesis projects with real impact on products that consumers around the world can’t live without. During your internship you get to work on your own technical project and apply your skills and strengthen your capabilities. You will work with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. We make sure that you gain support and mentoring in your professional development and will provide you with various training opportunities.


Here are some examples of projects we can usually offer:

Electrical or Mechanical or Packaging Engineering

  • Design of innovative mechanical & electronic concepts for smart physical prototypes

  • Drive for rapid prototyping through additive manufacturing technologies

  • Development of appealing packaging concepts with best possible environmental footprint

Chemical or Physical Science

  • Lead a feasibility study for the development of a new raw material

  • Synthesis and characterization of super absorbing polymers for hygiene products

  • Formulation of hair care products and tests for various fragrance options

Natural-/Life Sciences/QA

  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of datasets to gain new consumer insights

  • Demo development to communicate benefit of new product to consumer

  • Test method development and validation to measure product or material performance

Computational engineering or Modelling and Simulation

  • Simulation and modeling of complex fluids and materials to predict product or process performance

  • Digitalization of manufacturing and supply chain processes

  • Development of coaching algorithms and gamification concepts for personalized consumer experience



  • You are a highly motivated and curious bachelor’s or master’s student and have already completed at least the first two semesters of your bachelor’s

  • You are enrolled for the full period of your internship and study at a European university with one of the following subjects:

    • Engineering: Mechanical-, Electrical-, Chemical-, Industrial-, Precision-Engineering, Mechatronic, Packaging, Computational, Mathematical or equivalent

    • Physical Sciences: Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Physics, Materials Technology and Science and Mathematical Modeling & Simulation

    • Natural-/Life Sciences such as Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bio Physics, Statistics, or similar.

  • You are available for min. 3 and up to 12 months for an internship with a possible start every 1st of the month, for a thesis you should plan with 6 months duration

  • You have a track record of academic excellence and solid technical skills

  • You work effectively with diverse groups of people by embracing creativity, innovation, curiosity and initiative.

  • You demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, a drive for leadership, and a strong passion for technical challenges

  • You can communicate proficiently in English (written and spoken)


  • Exciting work and responsibility for your own internship project from Day 1.

  • A competitive internship salary with a wide range of social benefits (e.g., flexible work environment, regular social connects, a buddy program, campus services such as fitness center, etc.).

  • A customized personal development plan including relevant coaching, mentorship, training-on-the-job, and a large portfolio of individual upskilling opportunities

  • A creative environment to fuel exciting innovations for our consumer products.

  • The possibility to continuously learn with advanced technologies.

  • The experience to be an integral part of our multi-functional teams of passionate and inspiring people with flat hierarchies to get to know the unique P&G culture.

  • The chance to receive a full-time employment offer to start after your studies with diverse career perspectives including new job assignments every 2-3 years to gain experience in different areas and the opportunity to work abroad.

  • A vibrant international spirit with interactions on a regional/global level.

  • A dynamic and respectful environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and support initiatives, promoting agility and life balance.

  • The opportunity to engage in our various employee programs (e.g., National Diversity Team & New Hire Network activities, inspirational Leadership sessions with in- & external speakers, sports groups for running & football).

  • The option to combine your internship with your Bachelor / Master Thesis.


Our hiring process consists of three main steps: 1) application, 2) online assessments and 3) interviews. To optimally prepare for our online assessment & interviews, make sure you fully understand our application process.

Please ensure you provide:

  • CV in English

  • Copy of university diploma and transcript

  • Copy of relevant work, internship and volunteering certificates or reference letters

Please upload all documents in the "CV/Resume" field. Incomplete applications may lead to delays in the recruitment process.


P&G is an equal opportunity employer, where respect, diversity, and inclusion are the cornerstones of our culture. We create a company in which all people have the same access and the same chance to learn, grow, succeed, and develop. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identification, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected factor.

P&G ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please follow this link to find out more.

Job locations:
Kronberg, Hesse, Germany; Schwalbach am Taunus, Hesse, Germany
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000069927
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