2019 US Internship - Sports Science (6 months)

Portland | United States | Engineering

Innovation sits at the very core of adidas product.  The adidas FUTURE team is a very talented group of Sports Scientists, Engineers, Designers and Developers who explore and engineer ideas and concepts that will exist 5- 7 years in the future.  Their goal is to introduce new technologies, textiles, materials and products that provide a tangible benefit to an athlete – giving a performance edge that could be the difference between a Gold or Silver medal.

CALLING ALL CREATORS

You are mobilizers who push us forward. Who challenge the status quo. The generation of ground-breakers, pace-makers and game changers. Your confidence breathes life into our brand and helps us to create unique experiences.  

We don’t have all the answers yet, that’s why we need you! Join us. Create the new.

2019 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW 

The Internship program includes the following elements to round out the work you do with our design teams on a day to day basis: 

  • Intern Orientation
  • Speaker Series with business leadership
  • Cross-Functional Project
  • Intern Sports League
  • Social Events
  • Mentorship

Sports Science internships are available in the following categories and functions:

FUTURE | Advanced Concepts | Performance | Digital | Footwear | Apparel

YOUR TASKS

  • Passion for technical aspects of sport and desire to apply scientific methods to sports products
  • Trend / Industry / consumer insights
  • Proficient in systems for data collection, analysis and presentation (Vicon, Matlab, dartfish)
  • Storytelling - Visual/Verbal Communication
  • Footwear / Apparel / Color & Material knowledge
  • Experience in prototyping, stimulation, technical testing

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Passion for technical aspects of sport and desire to apply scientific methods to sports products
  • Trend / Industry / consumer insights
  • Proficient in systems for data collection, analysis and presentation (Vicon, Matlab, dartfish)
  • Storytelling - Visual/Verbal Communication
  • Footwear / Apparel / Color & Material knowledge
  • Experience in prototyping, stimulation, technical testing

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in a 2018-2019 full-time academic program.
  • Graduating in winter 2018 or spring 2019 with Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred
  • Eligible to work in the US without restrictions.
  • Available to work full-time in Portland, Oregon for the duration of the 6-month program (June 12th-December 6th)
  • Submit a portfolio or examples of your work

APPLICATION TASK

We’d like to get to know you beyond a traditional Cover Letter. Please attach a 1-page PDF document to communicate to us what makes you a CREATOR. You may use written communication, images, sketches, or any other means to communicate this as long as it is on 1 page and formatted as PDF. 

File must be under 5MB and attached in place of the Cover Letter.

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle 2019 US Internship - Sports Science (6 months)
Team Engineering
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 184551
Position Type Intern
Date Oct-15, 2018
Relocation yes

Sounds great for you? We would love to have you here.

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