Nike Internship Human Resources Innovation in Hilversum, Netherlands

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike’s uncompromising focus on human potential extends to its workforce. Nike Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world’s most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse and engaged global team.


HR Direct Europe is the HR Shared services center for Nike’s European business. We support our employees across our retail stores, distribution centers and offices in all our countries in Europe.

Nike strives for excellence in all its policies, processes and practices and is working on several improvements in our HR operations. Are you a student with an ambition for an international HR career that combines a sharp eye for detail with excellence in process, tools and interpersonal communication skills?


  • Work with the various teams within EMEA HR Operations to identify opportunities for immediate process improvement.

  • Build the business case for change through research and analysis.

  • Work with stakeholders across HR to align on / select the opportunities with the highest impact to our customers and operations.

  • Scope the project into a project plan and align with the stakeholders.

  • Drive the execution of the project plan in partnership with the stakeholders, while following and fine tuning existing practices & process with them as appropriate.


  • You can immediately gain operational experience in a professional international HR environment

  • The experience expands across the whole HR and potentially business organization, in fact, the best innovation comes from working together across multiple disciplines.

  • Build on your project management, analytical, research, communication / stakeholder management and presentation skills


  • In the process of a degree in Human Resources or another relevant study (which could include technology) with ambition to advance in HR.

  • Ability to make and foster relationships.

  • Research and make recommendations to key stakeholders using documents/tools

  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment

  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational awareness skills

In order to be eligible for an internship, you must:

  • Have an active student status for the whole duration of the internship (enrolled in a university/higher education institution) ;

  • Have an EU passport or an EU work permit.

Start date: August 1st, 2017

Duration: 6 - 12 months

This internship is open to students outside of the Netherlands.


Click on the ‘Apply now’ button to submit your CV and MOTIVATION LETTER in English.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: SRC070317IHRI

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Human Resources, Corporate Services