Germany, Hamburg, Henkel Consumer Brands

Internship R&D Open Innovation/New Business

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Support basic lab processes like sample handling, equipment and material logistics
  • Investigate new methods and technologies and support in activities around method development and aerosols
  • Develop experimental designs using DoE approaches and work plans in the creation of hair care formulations
  • Statistical analysis of experimental results
  • Support the planning of potential consumer trials
  • Work closely with cross functional R&D teams (product development, CTI etc.) in the progression of projects
  • Cooperate with the data analysis experts to communicate the results and make further improvements to the methods


  • Student who has successfully passed first semesters in natural sciences, chemistry, cosmetic science, process engineering or related studies 
  • Experience required to efficiently perform a variety of research experiments and tests including setting up and operation of apparatus and equipment
  • First experience with design of experiments, statistics or aerosol products will be considered as an advantage
  • Strong communication skills in English and/or German language are required
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of scientific methods and ability to understand and carry out standard methods relevant to the department 
  • Basic understanding of cosmetic raw materials and formulations 

We offer you an attractive salary between € 800-1960 gross per month. The exact amount of the remuneration depends on the desired duration, the type of internship (voluntary or mandatory) and existing degrees

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23044669
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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Health & Social Services Fitness with Urban Sports Club
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