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INTERNSHIP - PLASTIC PACKAGING RECYCLING DEVELOPMENT (M/W) - Gif s/ Yvette - March/April 2024 (6 months)

  • Posted: 29 Nov 2023
  • Research & Innovation
  • France
  • On-site

About the job

More than 91% of our interns and apprentices recommend completing their internship, apprenticeship or VIE at Danone (Happy Trainees source). And what if YOU are our next intern?


To meet Danoners with singular personalities and diverse career paths; Grow within different environments: production and logistic plants, research and innovation centers or HQs; Build defined career paths, fitting your personality, competencies and appetences; Develop yourself with empowering and enriching missions.


This internship will take place in Gif sur Yvette (91), in our superb research & innovation center, from March/April 2024.  

To thrive in your missions, you will be accompanied by Raphaël, Sorting & Recycling Technology Manager.

You will be part of the Advanced Packaging Materials team; Your main missions will be:

  • Oversee the evaluation of new technologies for sorting & recycling, for different materials that correspond to Danone packaging portfolio.
  • Build sorting & recycling technology evaluation reports on identified technologies.
  • Be responsible for creating a centralized database around recyclability testing of Danone packaging all over the world.



  • Up to 2 days/week of homeworking
  • You will receive a gratification from 1 300€ (Bachelor or gap year) to 1 500€ gross/month (Master)

About you

You are: 

  • Available from March/April 2024 for a duration of 6 months.
  • You have 5 years study level (master 2 or final year) from university or engineering school with knowledge of materials, chemistry, physical chemistry of materials and processes. 
  • You have experience in academic or industrial research.
  • You have knowledge or experience in polyester materials, polyolefins and/or packaging would be a plus.
  • Autonomous, dynamic, curious, and motivated to carry out your missions within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Do you speak English? We need someone who is fluent.

So, ready to become a danoner? Join us!

Because our differences make the difference, at Danone we are proud to promote Inclusive diversity and equal opportunities within our teams!

We considerate thus all applications* by enhancing an inclusive work culture where each individual can feel at ease.

*All applications will be considered without taking account any age, background, pathway, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability…

About us

Join us and benefit from the Grandir By Danone programme!

On the menu:

- a manager who will accompany and guide you during your internship, through weekly meetings

- get-to-knows with Danoners from diverse careers and functions to discover our wide portfolio of expertise and guide you in your career orientation

- coaching sessions with our HR to give you numerous tips

- some fun and surprises!


We can’t wait to see you Grandir by Danone! Apply and join the One Planet One Health adventure with us!

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