Mondelez International

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Research, Development & Quality (RD&Q) Internship at Mondelez International


What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people’s faces.  We’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting Graduate opportunity to join our team.

Big enough to reach the top. Small enough to help you get off the ground. 

Want a small taste of life at Mondelēz? Then sink your teeth into one of our huge internships.  Our internships are usually 12 months long and 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 buddy and regular reviews with your manager, we’ll help you achieve them.   

In R&D, we have a range of internship opportunities to match your strengths, below are just a few of the teams you could be involved in:

Industrial Design - Working with a team of designers who love what they do, you’ll provide the creative thinking behind the design, aesthetics and shape of new chocolate products to generate amazing consumer experiences. 

Creative Designer (Packaging) – The Global Chocolate Packaging team work on innovative ideas to create new and exciting packaging solutions by using appropriate software packages, 3D models & physical prototypes, 2D designs & visualisations. 

Product Development - These teams bring together scientific knowledge and creative minds to develop new and existing chocolate products for our most loved brands e.g. Cadbury, Milka & Toblerone to name a few.

Process Development - This team works on process equipment design; for safety, efficiency & quality, and to optimise processes for new & existing products.

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.

Ingredients Research - Ingredients Research are part of a dynamic global research team dedicated to establishing fundamental scientific understanding and discovering technologies.

Scientific and Regulatory Affairs (SARA) - Regulatory affairs work to ensure all product labelling meets food labelling legislation & internal guidance and are not misleading to the consumer. 

Consumer Science - The Consumer Science department works as a partner in research projects and in the development and improvement of new and existing products, using a wide range of sensory and consumer science methodologies. 

Functional Ingredients - The Functional Ingredients group provides a range of analytical methods to assist customers with nutritional claim substantiation, due diligence, labelling and ingredient stability.

Product Ingredient Innovation - PII formulates, develops and optimises products to meet product development and innovation briefs for Mondelez International and clients from the external food industry. 

Physical sciences - The physical properties of food and pharmaceutical products are of vital importance in predicting and optimising quality and behaviour during processing and storage.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Studying towards a Food Science, Engineering, or other scientific discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Food & Nutrition, Physical Sciences, Materials Science, Physics) or Design disciplines for relevant roles
  • 2:1 degree or equivalent (predicted or achieved)
  • 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 


Northern Europe: UK (Bournville & Reading)

Central Europe: Germany (Munich), Poland (Wroclaw)

Western Europe: France (Saclay)

Mondelēz is a diverse and inclusive employer with an objective to ensure a fair and equal hiring process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to apply or throughout our assessment process please contact 

Our candidate requirements are based on criteria to enable you to succeed in the role. If you have narrowly missed the above requirements and there are extenuating circumstances that you would like us to consider, you can let us know by contacting attaching a letter from your school/university to confirm your extenuating circumstances.

For more information, please register your interest via the "Apply Now" button.

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