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R&D Internships 2018 in Design/Animation/Engineering and Creative Technologies (m/f)

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Are you currently studying Design, Engineering, Animation, Robotics, or any other creative technology degree?

Are you keen to have a real impact in a company whose products benefit billions of people every day? Do you want to create new products for some of the world’s biggest brands?

Then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

What you can expect

Our internship programme runs for up to 12 months (normally 1 year), typically starting in July 2018, as well as shorter periods of 10-12 weeks during the Summer break. The UK focus for Engineering and Design is at our Gillette R&D centre in Reading, although all three UK Innovation Centres participate, as well as our Innovation Centres in Belgium and Germany.

We offer you:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities from a European team that includes senior management, and experience the impact you can have in our business early on.
  • Technical focus – you will have the opportunity to put your technical skills to work on intellectually challenging problems.
  • Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager, enabling you to grow in a multifunctional, diverse environment and developing your talents and ideas.
  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
  • Team working – you will improve your team working and management skills through practical experience and interactive training courses.
  • Benefits - we offer an attractive remuneration package on top of a great learning experience, and the best interns have potential to receive a Job Offer after they graduate.

Example projects have included using digital animation and app design to communicate new product benefits to consumers online, researching and designing new product forms for developing markets, or developing functional razor prototypes using our advanced 3D printing facilities to test with consumers.


We are looking for:

  • Students from the different engineering (mechanical/electrical/design) Product Design and Animation disciplines.
  • It is preferable that students are in their penultimate year their degree (Bachelors or Masters). although final year students can be taken into account.
  • Academic excellence at all stages through school and University education
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Technical curiosity, creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and collaboration skills.

Note that in R&D we are looking for creative digital skills, but we cannot offer typical ‘IT type’ internships. If your passion is around an IT role please check the Information Technology vacancies.

How do you apply?

  • Just apply via clicking the button below
  • Attach your CV in English (include examples of the challenging experiences you have had both within and outside academia)
  • Attach an overview of your University grades.

As we are looking for candidates for our Design and/or Animation internships, please attach your portfolio or some elements of this when you submit your application online as well as your CV. We would be delighted to see some of your work.

Job location: Reading England United Kingdom Job Type: Full-time Req No: RND00003567
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