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Research & Development Internship or Thesis – Natural, Chemical, Physical, Life Sciene / Engineering: Chemical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical / Packaging near Frankfurt/M. (m/f/d)

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“The magic behind our brands”

Do you want to make an impact on products that consumers around the world can’t live without? Are you curious about the chemistry, technology and engineering behind some of the world’s best loved brands?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

background: We are offering Internships, Bachelor and Master Thesis projects for students at our European Technical Innovation Centers.
This job requisition is for an internship in Germany, therefore your application will be linked to a projectbeing available at the Kronberg or Schwalbach Technical Innovation Center, both being located close to Frankfurt/Main.
However, please note this internship links to a wider programme which covers sites across Belgium, Germany and the UK. You will be asked at pre-screening if you would be interested in being processed in these other countries if an opportunity came up which would suit your skillset. Please state your preference.

During your internship/thesis project you will:
• execute your own exciting project with business impact
• apply your skills and strengthen your capabilities
• work with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds
• work in multifunctional teams
• gain support and mentorship on your professional development in a structured internship program
• have various training opportunities

Here are some examples of projects you can expect to work on:

Natural science or chemical engineering
• Develop metallic cutting foils for dry shaver including cost analysis
• Lead a feasibility study for the commercialization of a new raw material
• Measure liquid transport and distribution in diapers via NMR-technology
• Investigate super absorbing polymers, oral biology, formulae for hair care products or Demo development
• Simulation and modeling of complex fluids
• Develop test methods on dissolution of laundry PODs
• Develop new natural dishwashing liquid

Electrical or mechanical or packaging engineering

• Develop innovative mechanical concepts and design functional elements
• Design analog, digital and responsive electronic concepts and smart physical prototypes
• Develop appealing packaging concepts with best possible environmental footprint
• Explore new creative applications for advanced sensor technologies
• Drive new concepts of rapid mold building or rapid prototyping through additive manufacturing technologies
• Simulation, analysis and visualization of processes


You are a highly motivated and curious student, passionate about technology and science from a European University in either an Engineering and Natural Science subjectincluding:

  • Engineering: Mechanical-, Electrical-, Chemical-, Industrial-, Precision-Engineering, Mechatronics, Packaging or equivalent
  • Physical Sciences: Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Physics, Materials Technology and Science and Mathematical Modeling & Simulation
  • Life sciences: biochemistry, biotechnology, biology, pharmacy and microbiology

In addition to technical excellence and good knowledge of English, you have skills such as creativity, curiosity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and the ability to work in a team.

Interested? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

  • the internship/placementis for 3-12 months (during summer or at different times of the year)
  • a thesis usually is for 6 months

Please attach the following certificates to your online application:

  • Electronic copy of your CV in English
  • Copies of your school/university certificates and grades
  • No photo is required
  • If you are interested in a specific subject area/project, please let us know in your cover letter.

More information on different R&D roles and the type of people we look for can be found on our R&D homepage: Should you be looking for a full-time position in R&D, please have a look at the respective job postings by country.

P&G is a leading global consumer goods company whose winning brands are built around the model of innovation. Whatever your passion is, we want to ignite your potential to become your very best self. We hold true to our purpose, values and principles as we seek to make a difference in the world around us. You will engage in significant work that will touch the lives of others and have a real impact. Everything at P&G starts with understanding - understanding our consumers and our employees as we innovate to improve lives now and for generations to come.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

At P&G #weseeequal

Job locations:
Kronberg, Hesse, Germany; Schwalbach am Taunus, Hesse, Germany
Job Type: Full-time Job categories: Research & Development Req No: RND00004638
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