Are you a student and interested in working at our Unilever Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen? Is your passion in packaging, processing or nutrition? Or are you the next data science or formulation guru? Most importantly, are you looking for an exciting internship? Join us at Hive!
HIVE is Unilever’s Foods Innovation Centre and home to the product innovations of some of the world's favorite food brands like Knorr and Hellmann's. We offer a dynamic environment in which people with energy, creativity and passion work together. There are good opportunities to pursue your professional and personal goals and develop yourself on national and international level. Want to get an idea of what’s cooking in the Hive? Go check more information here.
As an R&D Intern at Hive focusing on Formulation your key responsibilities & accountabilities could be (amongst others):
Literature, patents and product reviews for mapping innovation / formulation space;
Experimental work on formulation optimization and product quality improvement;
Development and application of formulation-specific methods for accelerated shelf life studies;
Product characterization for culinary / sensory related advices to product development;
Recipe design and ingredient development to address trends in the market;
…And many more interesting tasks & topics to give you the best possible learning experience!
What we offer:
An internship allowance of € 500,- gross per month;
A travel allowance if you don’t have a student travel card;
An exciting internship program with your fellow interns, such as an onboarding event and fun (virtual) activities;
The possibility to develop your personal and business skills via our extensive range of training programmes;
A flexible way of working;
A unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of one of the largest FMCG companies in the World!
What we ask:
You are available for 5 or 6 months from September 2023 (at least 32 hours a week);
You must be enrolled as a (3rd or 4th year) Bachelor or Master student;
A study in food science, technology, chemistry, or engineering;
Any of the following training/skills: physical-chemistry, colloids, soft matter physics, food science;
You have a great passion for foods & you’re analytically strong;
Fluent in English; both oral and written.
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