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      August 02,2022
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    Intern User eXperience

    About the job

    Are you a student looking for a hands-on internship with an opportunity to learn and be a part of Specialized prediatric projects? Do you want to start your career in a multinational company and gain research experience, while discovering the role of a User Experience Intern? Then apply now for this internship and come join us at our office in Utrecht, NL starting September/October 2022!

    As our new User Experience Intern you will be working within the User eXperience team, a Community of more than 90 people located all over the world with the same mission: collaborate with R&I (Research & Innovation) and the broader business to elevate the user voice to co-design distinctive superior experiences that people will adopt. Your main role will be to co-lead a research project that brings user insights, focusing on children’s eating behavior

    “Drive user centricity at the heart of each Innovation & Renovation to deliver sustainable growth“

    What your team does:

    • Consolidate existing knowledge on how children develop eating habits, from their first bites onwards.
    • Highlight for children and their parents which factors support or hinder the development of healthy eating habits, and what parents’ needs and strategies are.
    • Inspire new innovations by bringing relevant consumer insights.

    Your main responsibilities will be to:

    • Bring a user centric mindset into the project team and drive innovation using qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
    • Analyze insights from academic research and previous internal projects to capitalize on existing knowledge.
    • Consolidate and translate these learnings into business recommendations.
    • Communicate your learnings to different stakeholders within the company.

    During your internship with us you will be closely supervised by Aukje Verhoeven, Senior User Experience Manager. You will join a fun international team with people who are eager to guide you through this internship to achieve your career goals as well as deliver great results together.

    About you

    Ideally you are a Master student (or highly ambitious bachelor student!) with a background in nutrition and health science, dietetics, social sciences/consumer science focusing on eating behavior, or similar. You are passionate about children’s eating behaviour and developing healthy eating habits. You have strong research and analytical skills. Previous academic or work experience in this field of research is necessary. You are proactive and not afraid to take action on your own initiatives, detail oriented and you bring forward new ideas. You are willing and able to tackle autonomous tasks as well as be a valuable member of the team.

    In addition, you must meet the following requirements:
    • You must be enrolled as Master/Bachelor student for the whole duration of the internship (If you are not an EU-Citizen, you must be enrolled at a Dutch university)
    • You are fluent in English – written and verbal.
    • You are willing to commute to the office in Utrecht, NL (Note: If you are abroad you are required to relocate to the Netherlands and get a BSN)
    • You are available in September or October, for a minimum of 6 months; 4-5 days a week (Mostly in the office)

    About us

    Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

    We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

    Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

    We Offer

    Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn

    As of September, we offer a gross internship monthly allowance of 650 euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

    • Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

    In the Netherlands we also offer a hybrid working environment which enables each team to meet our people's desire for flexibility. Across our 3 office hubs in Hoofddorp, Zoetermeer and Utrecht this helps us create better opportunities for connection & synergies across our entities, teams, functions and categories.

    What’s next?

    Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date August 15, 2022 to apply, however as we screen candidates on a regular basis we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process. You can expect feedback on your application within 2 weeks of each stage of the recruitment process (following your application, your video submission and your face-to-face interview).

    To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

    Need more information? Please contact me Preita Hari, Campus Recruitment Intern via

    • all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status
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