Working Student R&D Start-up Scouting Team (all genders) I Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society. 

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live an inclusive culture of respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values – CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We also embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

We are the Startup Scouting Team within Beiersdorf's global R&D division, tasked with identifying strategic technology startups for Beiersdorf’s R&D Open Innovation.

As a member of our team, you will be involved in the following tasks:

  • Identifying new online sources for tech startups
  • Scouting interesting technology and life science startups in specialized databases and online tools
  • Conducting initial evaluations of startups based on predefined criteria
  • Initiating written contact with the startups
  • Supporting our team with responsibilities such as gathering background information, creating presentations, and managing databases

Your Profile

  • To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master's program with a focus on Business Chemistry, Business Engineering, or Business Informatics, having completed at least three successful academic semesters.
  • Maintaining active student status throughout the whole duration as a working student.
  • A keen interest in exploring new technologies, emerging startup business models, and innovative ideas.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, with knowledge of database usage and online research tools being advantageous.
  • Experience in crafting effective presentation slides, conducting data analysis and market research, and adeptly presenting and summarizing information would be highly valued.
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English, with a good understanding of German.
  • Demonstrated high level of dedication, self-initiative, and a collaborative spirit within a team environment.


Curious about your salary? Your work at Beiersdorf will be fairly remunerated, both with a voluntary internship and with a compulsory internship you earn 2.000 € per month. For a working student activity, our salary is 18,78€ per hour.

Additional information

At Beiersdorf, we embrace Diversity and aim to provide equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of e.g. gender, sexual identity, nationality, ethnicity, religion or ideology, disability or age. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae with relevant references and certificates). For instance, please feel free to upload your CV without a picture. If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Insa Köhnsen via

Job Details

Contract Type:
Limited, 1 Year / Full-Time
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Country / City:
Germany / Hamburg
Beiersdorf AG
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