Internship Strategic Industry Foresight (m/f/d)

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Job Field: General Management
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF New Business GmbH
Job Type: Internship
Job ID: EN57256603_ONLE_3

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF New Business GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE. Its mission is to open up new areas of business for BASF that are beyond the current BASF Group portfolio. We have offices in Germany (Ludwigshafen), the United States, China, Korea, and Japan.

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What you can expect

For our unit Strategic Industry Foresight in Ludwigshafen we are looking for an intern as of october 2019. You will support our team for 3 to 6 months in analyzing innovative industries to identify attractive business opportunities for BASF New Business GmbH and BASF. We apply an interdisciplinary approach with capabilities ranging from business to natural sciences and informatics. We work with colleagues across BASF as well as with management consultancies.

  • You will support us in our daily strategic evaluations, e.g. identification of future fields of innovation in a fast paced industry by assessing the unmet needs, challenges, business models and attractive start-ups in the industry.
  • You will conduct desk research, e.g., collect, evaluate and synthesize business information or scan databases for new business opportunities for BASF.
  • You will develop your own industry expertise and strategic competences.
  • By bringing in your ideas on concept, analyses and realization you will take responsibility for your own work package.
  • You will support us in the preparation and execution of expert workshops as well as in assembling and visualizing data for management presentations.

What we expect

  • You are working towards your master degree in business administration, economics or a comparable subject area with above-average results.
  • Alternatively, you are studying in chemistry, biology or informatics with a focus on business or economics.
  • You have gained first relevant work experience in an international business consultancy, a corporate unit or in a similar environment.
  • Furthermore, you provide strong knowledge in MS Excel as well as PowerPoint.
  • You are able to complete your tasks in a reliable as well as timely manner in English and ideally German.
  • You enjoy working in an international team and impress with your presentation skills.

We offer

From day one you will be part of the BASF family. You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment. Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided
tours. In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world's leading chemical company.
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