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Discover Perfetti Van Melle

We are one of the world’s largest manufacturers and
distributors of confectionery and chewing gum. We create
imaginative products and brands that are enjoyed in over
150 countries. Employing over 17,000 people and
operating 37 companies throughout the world, Perfetti
Van Melle has a true global reach.

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What is Career Kitchen?

Career Kitchen is Perfetti Van Melle’s internship program.

A great way to kick-start your career and get your foot in the
door, the program offers extra-curricular internships in a variety of Company departments.

Participating in Career Kitchen you’ll be given the opportunity to:

  • Translate your academic knowledge into practical real-work skills
  • Work alongside experts of the industry in a business driven environment
  • Partake in leadership training
  • Gain a 360° insight into our business through a series of dedicated workshops and meetings
  • Acquire invaluable skills that will set you up for professional success and, potentially, a future in our Company.

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You & Us?

We’re looking for people who:

  • Are strongly motivated
  • Have a love of learning and innate curiosity
  • Are analytical thinkers
  • Are internationally minded and mobile
  • Possess excellent English skills

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Application process and practicalities

To apply:

  1. Register online
  2. Upload your CV and a cover letter
  3. Choose where your passion lies – indicate your Company function of choice

Opportunities are available in the following Company functions:

  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Trade Marketing and Business Development
  • Engineering
  • Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Manufacturing Excellence
  • Research and Development
  • Supply Chain
  • Legal
  • Finance and Business Analytics
  • Human Resources
  • Corporate Communications
  • Information Technology

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview and asked to complete an online evaluation.