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      November 20,2020
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    Front End Innovation R&D Internship

    Company Description

    At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love. Today our coffee & tea portfolio is available in over 140 countries around the world through iconic household names including: Jacobs, Tassimo, Moccona, Senseo, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, Super, Kenco, Pilao & Gevalia.

    What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

    We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup

    Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

    Job Description

    We are looking for a passionate, talented and agile thinking Product Design Intern starting in March 2021 for a period of 6 months (full time) to support our Front End Innovation team (please be aware it’s not a graduation project). As a Product design intern you will be working on exploratory projects and early prototyping of conceptual ideas. You will have the opportunity to work on global projects and to leave your mark on multiple enterprise programs.

    The ideal candidate exhibits excellent lateral thinking and creativity, along with a good level of product development, rapid prototyping and communications skills (verbal, visual and writing).

    You will be part of the Front End Innovation team where you will support in:

    • exploration projects and initiatives by visualising potential propositions for Coffee & Tea.
    • scout trends and what happens in other industries
    • early rapid prototyping
    • support ideation session and visualise results



    • Pursuing an accredited degree in Product Design.
    • Good level of food science understanding and able to communicate ideas at any level.
    • A passion for innovation and exploring new opportunities.
    • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated.

    To be successful in this role you need to be enrolled at a University/HBO, studying Product Design for the whole duration of the internship. Please note that non-EU students enrolled in EU University should have right to work for the whole extend of the internship.

    You are highly motivated, an excellent communicator, fluent in English, inquisitive, analytical and prepared to work in a fast-paced, dynamic international environment.

    The monthly internship allowance is € 450,- for a HBO student or € 500,- for a WO student, based on a fulltime 40 hour workweek. The internship starts at the beginning of March 2021, and is for a period of 6 months.

    To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter before the 30th of November. Please indicate interested team and/or type of projects in the motivation letter.

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