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🚀 Internship

Research & Development Technology Development Internship/Placement Year 2024 - 2025

🚀 Placement Program


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  • The candidate must be studying towards a scientific discipline and have a predicted 2:1 degree or equivalent. They should be self-driven, inquisitive, and passionate about technical excellence. Strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills are required, as well as the ability to work autonomously and in a team. Flexibility to travel and work overseas is necessary, along with proficiency in MS Office.
  • The candidate will be responsible for planning and executing tests, coordinating sensory assessments, producing technical reports/presentations, and communicating findings to stakeholders. They will also support ongoing project activities, interact with the wider RDQ community and external suppliers, and have the opportunity to explore future technologies and advancements in the confectionery industry. Some roles may involve occasional international travel.

Placement Program

Research & Development, Science


Apply by Nov 3


  • As an organization we are committed to developing the next generation of Makers and Bakers. Joining us at an early career stage in our fast paced and ever changing environment will enable you to do more, learn more and grow more. You will be encouraged to step outside your comfort zone– you may even surprise yourself! We will ensure you are given the support you need to be at your best and enable you to be yourself and bring passion and personality. Here you can lean in and speak up and bring your own flavor.
  • Are you studying towards an Engineering or Science Degree’ (e.g. food science, nutrition, engineering or related discipline) Do you want a taste of the career you could have with Mondelez? Sink your teeth into one of our sweet internships.
  • Our Internships are 12 months long (although some roles have the flexibility to be shorter) and during your placement, we’ll make you an integral part of our team and give you a real job – with real responsibilities – from day one. We hope to help you expand your horizons and encourage your personal and professional development.
  • We want to make sure you get the most from your time with us. That’s why once you join we’ll work out ambitious but achievable goals for you. Then through the support of a mentor and regular reviews with your manager, we’ll help you achieve them.
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  • Essential Candidate requirements:
  • Studying towards a Food Science, Engineering or other scientific discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Food & Nutrition, Physical Sciences, Materials Science, Physics)
  • 2:1 degree - predicted end result (or equivalent)
  • Self-drive and motivation
  • Naturally inquisitive and passionate about technical excellence and sciences and can apply fundamental knowledge practically
  • Can work with a level of autonomy, as well as works well in a team
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, communication and presentation abilities
  • Pro-active, highly motivated, ready to take on new responsibilities and build strong relationships
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • If there are opportunities, able to travel overseas, for plant trials/commissioning work and occasionally work on shift, as projects needs dictate
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
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Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Life in Research Development Quality (RDQ):
  • As an intern at Mondelēz International you will be responsible and accountable for your project(s). During the placement you will be expected to plan and execute tests of various scale (e.g. benchtop, pilot plant, and factory) as appropriate for your project as well as to coordinate informal sensory assessment. Key deliverables would be to produce technical reports/presentations and periodically communicate your key findings to stakeholders. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the wider RDQ Community, other business functions and external suppliers. In addition to this you may also be expected to support other ongoing project activities in and outside of your immediate team. For some roles, occasional international travel may be required.
  • Technology Discovery:
  • The technology discovery team unlocks future technology to enable the business to grow, by understanding how science and technology advances can be applied creatively to our products. You will be surrounded by world class experts in cocoa, chocolate, fats and confectionery science and engineering.
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Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Nov 3, 2023



Apply by Nov 3