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Internship Research & Development - Product Development Chef

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Wageningen, Gelderland
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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 you 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 Culinary Product Development your key responsibilities & accountabilities could be (amongst others):

  • Create culinary briefs of new products, based on business partner inputs, culinary insights, cooking methods and habits;

  • Provide input for generation of concepts, claims and selling stories;

  • Support with culinary benchmarking, creative and approval sessions, in line with recipe approval process;

  • Provide culinary guidance and practical support to product developers;

  • …And many more interesting tasks & topics to give you the best possible learning experience!

What we offer:

  • A unique opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at Unilever’s Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen;

  • An internship allowance of € 500,- gross per month;

  • A travel allowance if you do not have a OV travel card;

  • Lots of responsibility, but also good guidance during your internship;

  • Launch your career within Research & Development!

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, for example as a food technology, food processing, product design, culinary chef student;

  • Or a food blogger who is keen to make experience with international company with product development;

  • You have a great passion for foods & you’re analytically strong

  • Fluent in Dutch & English; both oral and written.

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