Deadline: rolling basis | Apply here
Duration: for internships: between 12 weeks and a year; for future leaders programme: 3 years
Location: Global

Unilever Internships Programme

Unilever offers internships to students in many of the offices around the world. Placements range in duration from 12 weeks to a year. What’s constant everywhere is the hands-on experience you’ll get working in one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies.

Be part of a team at Unilever that’s working to create better futures every day.

Unilever offers internships in the following business areas:

  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
  • Research & development
  • Customer development
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Information technology

Unilever Future Leaders Programme

Unilever’s Future Leaders Programme develops tomorrow’s leaders, today

This 3-year Graduate Programme is designed to prepare Unilever’s Future Leaders (UFL) by giving them challenging jobs/roles that prepare them for business leadership roles.

The Programme encompasses rotations within and across functions in an accelerated learning environment. This includes international stints, extended leadership contact, formal training and professional development.

Key facts on the Unilever Future Leaders Programme

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Location: Over 50 countries
  • Eligibility: Minimum required qualification – Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree required: They will consider all degrees
  • Benefits: Localised salary and benefits package

Three ways you’ll learn with Unilever Future Leaders

  • Through formal learning: with in-house training
  • Through experience: with hands-on project work
  • Through people: work with experts in their fields and benefit from a buddy system


  • Customer Development

In a Customer Development role with the Unilever Future Leaders Programme, you’ll experience all facets of Customer Development, from account management to trade management and customer service.

  • Finance

In a Finance role with the Unilever Future Leaders Programme, you will directly input into Unilever’s long, medium and short-term plans as well as our cost reduction programmes and innovation projects.

  • Human Development

An HR placement on the Unilever Future Leaders Programme will see you join a team where you’ll not only be a part of Unilever’s culture, you’ll also be helping to create it to drive business performance.

  • Information Technology

An IT placement on the Unilever Future Leader’s Programme will see you learn all streams of the function, including developing tools for new ways of working, finding cutting edge solutions for Unilever retailers or managing their internal IT infrastructure.

  • Research & Development

In an R&D role with the Unilever Future Leader’s Programme, you’ll join teams using the in-depth understanding of consumers and expertise in science and technology to create innovative, effective and sustainable products.

  • Supply Chain

A Supply Chain placement on the Unilever Future Leaders Programme exposes you to all areas of Unilever’s largest business unit.

  • Marketing

In a marketing role with the Unilever Future Leaders Programme, you‘ll work on these brands, manage essential elements of the marketing mix and enrol in our world-class marketing academy.

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