Six good reasons for an internship at Henkel
Ample, Diverse Opportunities
An internship is the perfect way to get an initial, in-depth understanding of what it means to work at Henkel. We offer a variety of internships for undergraduate and graduate level students during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters at our locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our fully immersive program allows you to acquire firsthand work experience and explore our diverse company culture.
Exciting Projects Worldwide
We love to see our interns make an impact and collaborate with their colleagues worldwide. You will work cross-functionally to complete an internship project that will give you the opportunity to explore new innovative solutions for our products, technologies and processes and present your findings to our leadership team.
Countless Learning Opportunities
An internship at Henkel is more than just a work experience – you will be learning valuable professional skills that will help you succeed in your future career. As an intern with Henkel, you can take advantage of numerous learning opportunities with access to more than 9,000 online courses, ranging from team building to sustainability ambassador training.
Feedback and Growth Culture
It is important we provide our interns with an impactful experience that is beneficial to you and Henkel. Our program is structured to incorporate feedback discussions throughout your internship, allowing you to accomplish concrete goals and grow your skillset.
Triple Two Philosophy
At Henkel, we support you expanding your horizons because we know people with diverse experience and perspectives is what makes our team successful. That’s why we follow our Triple Two philosophy: throughout their career, high-performing employees can work in at least two job roles in two different locations and in two business units. We extend this program to interns and encourage them to work with us for multiple semesters, having the opportunity to experience different areas of our business and at multiple Henkel sites throughout North America.
Throughout your internship experience, you’ll have frequent opportunities to meet your Henkel colleagues at all levels of the organizations - from fellow interns to regional leaders. Our weekly webinar series for interns include Q&A sessions with Business Unit Leaders, Diversity & Inclusion panel discussions with representatives from our employee resource groups and community service activities.
How to apply
We are excited you are taking the first step to pursue an internship with Henkel. To apply online through our Henkel job portal, you will need an updated resume - preferably as a PDF - that highlights your experience, education and skillset. You can also upload any additional relevant documents (e.g. certificates, transcripts, a cover letter) you would like to include with your application. If you have a LinkedIn profile, you can easily import all your information with just one click.
If your background matches one of our open positions, you will be invited to have a conversation with someone from our recruiting team. During this phone call, we will talk about your studies, your experience and your future career goals. You will also have the opportunity to ask specific questions about the position and learn more about what makes working at Henkel unique and exciting.
If you and our team determine an internship with Henkel is a right fit and aligns with your career goals, you will receive a competitive offer to join the Henkel team!