Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

Internship Incubation & Open Innovation

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 the incubation and open innovation team in developing new digital business models in close collaboration with our three business units (e.g. as part of the incubation program)
  • Own set of responsibilities for specific projects in collaboration with senior project managers
  • Use new ways of working within the Henkel dx department to develop new business ideas, e.g. design thinking, value proposition and business model canvas, rapid prototyping etc.
  • Preparation of and participation/support in ideation and innovation workshops with employees
  • Support Community management and communication for internal innovator community
  • Cooperate with other departments, partners, and agencies to drive projects and program
  • Assist in administrative tasks from pre-ideation to MVP phase


  • (Master)-Student who has successfully passed first semesters of studies, with a strong career focus on either/or digital business, innovation and entrepreneurship, investing, startups
  • Practical experience (e.g. internships) in startups, digital roles and consulting are beneficial
  • Fluent English language skills required, German and other languages are advantageous
  • Self-motivated and creative team-player with an ability to challenge the status quo
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Preferred start: July 2022 for 6 months

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: 21024754
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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