Intern - Sustainability in Construction (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0009157

What's the role?

As part of this role, you will help Hilti’s Corporate Research and Technology leadership to understand the construction industry’s way forward towards sustainability / circularity and support the assessment of business implications on Hilti. Sustainability is considered a topic of significant impact on the future of the construction industry. In this role you will gain knowledge how the construction industry is addressing our global challenge in sustainability and you will get first hand insight into how to translate this into a corporate agenda.

Start date: preferred- January / February 2022. Duration: 3-6 months

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As intern in our department you will be part of a global research project featuring the future practices in the construction site driven by sustainability requirements. The research will focus on new materials and emerging engineering and design concepts, and their implications on Hilti’s business in the future.

Your key responsibilities will be to prepare and analyse interviews with customers and industry leaders, conduct desk research on variety of topics (ranging from material compositions to digital solutions) and consolidate findings from global studies. Furthermore, you will derive conclusions and learnings in cooperation with different business entities in Hilti and prepare presentations to top management

Hilti Corporate Research & Technology acts as a technology incubator in Hilti. We identify the most relevant construction and technology trends and drive mid to long-term innovation for the Hilti Group. You’ll experience an entrepreneurial, innovation-oriented team in a corporate culture that is at the same time performance oriented and caring.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.

You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.

We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international interns community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvelous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you yet have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

What you need is:

  • Passionate about sustainability.
  • MSc/ MBA student with background in civil engineering, architecture, or related engineering field.
  • Creative yet methodological thinker, that is able to structure complex and ambiguous topics and translate fragmented inputs into a big-picture strategy.
  • A strong team player, able to network, to listen, to include,
  • Performance oriented, willing to go the extra mile to succeed with the team
  • Proficient in English.

We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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