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Design Innovation Internship 2024

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Procter & Gamble

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🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Reading

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Off-cycle Internship

Software Engineering, Design•Reading

Description

  • Our Design Innovation internship programme runs for up to 12 months (normally 1 year), typically starting in July 2024, however we will also consider candidates available for shorter periods. The UK focus for Product Design is at our Innovation Centre in Reading working on our Grooming brands (Gillette & Braun).
  • What does it take to come up with some of the world’s most well-known brands? Well, a whole lot of design, engineering & science, to start. We are talking big innovations, small bets, ground breaking technology, state-of-the-art prototyping facilities, engineering workshops & labs, micro-scale plants and a team full of inventors to make this happen. During your internship you will work on real projects on some of our most loved brands with work ranging from consumer research and concept generation to prototyping, testing and design development.

Requirements

  • Students studying a BSC or MSC in Product Design, Industrial Design, Design Engineering or any other ‘Creative Technology’ degree, graduating in 2024 or 2025.
  • Academic excellence at all stages throughout school and University education with a passion for research and innovation.
  • Technical curiosity, creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and your collaboration skills.
  • Evidence of passion and achievements, particularly leadership, in academic and/or non- academic activities, short work experience or internships are a plus.
  • Experience/skills in the following: sketching, CAD (NX or Solidworks preferred), rendering, mechanical understanding, prototyping (3D printing & engineering machine workshop) ergonomic understanding, Adobe creative suite, Word, Excel etc.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering
Design

Responsibilities

  • Assess and understand consumer, technology, market, online, competitive and IP landscapes to lead the research and concept generation of new products for developing markets.
  • Use design thinking skills to expand, challenge and broaden a given brief to identify new opportunities, using multiple sources of inspiration to ideate and explore new product concepts bringing forward new consumer, technical or business insights.
  • Apply engineering principles to bring concepts to life & iteratively develop fully functional razor prototypes using state of the art prototyping capabilities to enable consumer studies and address meaningful technical problems.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Feb 29, 2024

Location

Reading