Internship - Global Customs (m/f/d)

Lucerne (Switzerland)
Student / Recent Graduate
adidas AG
Sciences, Engineering & R&D

The Job

An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports. JOIN OUR GLOBAL CUSTOMS TEAM Ever wondered how the trainers you are wearing made it to you? A global supply chain is characterized by the crossing of borders. The international movement of goods means taxes and regulatory requirements. In Global Customs we work towards facilitating and optimizing trade while meeting increasing regulation. You will be working within a diverse team, focusing on an array of projects ranging from customs classification to the importation of the goods. YOUR TASKS: • Support Global Customs projects • Assist in the organisation of meetings, preparation of agendas and minutes • Assist in the preparation of presentations and information packages for the meetings and workshops • Support customs process improvement and automation initiatives • Support data quality audits • Support with testing of new system functionalities • Support onboarding markets into the new customs solution and way of working YOUR PROFILE: 1. Students with emphasis on the areas of law, international trade, business, logistics, supply chain management, information systems 2. Enrolled as full-time student for the complete duration of the internship 3. Or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (gap year regulation only applicable to EU citizens due to working permit regulations) 4. Candidates in penultimate year of study preferred (following the internship, students should have maximum one year to graduate). 5. Good planning and organizational skills, and ability to work and deliver in dynamic environment while adhering to specified deadlines 6. Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and explain laws and regulations 7. Team player, enthusiasm, and desire to learn 8. Good communication skills, both written and verbal 9. Proficient use of Microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 10. Fluency in English, written and spoken 11. No prior working experience in supply chain/customs needed KEY FACTS: • Application Deadline: March 15th, 2023 • Start Date: September 15th, 2023 • Duration: 6 months • Location: adidas International Trading AG, Root D4, Switzerland (near Lucerne) YOUR APPLICATION: At adidas we believe that “ Impossible is Nothing ”. As part of your application, we’d like you to tell us what this phrase means to you. Think of what makes you passionate about joining the brand and why you want this role. The format is totally up to you! If you are creative minded, show us.If you're analytical, share more! If you prefer to simply put pen to paper, go for it. Your '1 pager' can be submitted asprint, visual, written, digital or a link. The only requirement is that the 1 pager is submitted as a PDF. Please apply in the same language as the job description Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered

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