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Our National Office Internship Programmes

Our National Offices are at the very centre of everything Aldi. Which is why we won’t waste any of your time. You’ll get an amazing introduction to our business, packed with world-class training. And you’ll have a mentor to support you throughout. Then, you’ll get immersed in at least one project, making decisions that will have a real impact on our business. There aren’t many students who can go back to university/ college saying that.  

Please note that our Internship programmes are available to students who are required to undergo an Internship programme as part of their course. If your course has a required Internship programme element, you are eligible to apply.

What kind of roles are there?

Buying (Naas only)

At Aldi, our National Buying Internship Programme is a great way to learn and earn. You’ll work as a member of the Buying team in an extremely exciting and fast paced environment. You’ll get to experience working in a large corporate environment that touches every aspect of the product lifecycle.

What we're looking for:

  • Studying Food Business
  • Working towards a 1.1 or 2.1 degree
  • Full drivers licence
  • Passionate about food
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Apply
Salary

€30,800 (pro rata)

Holiday allowance

4 weeks' holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) (pro rata)

Benefits

Discounts on gym membership, cinema tickets and more!

Excellent wellbeing programme and access to the MyBenefits platform

Supply Chain (Naas only)

At Aldi, our National Supply Chain Internship Programme is a great way to learn and earn. You’ll work as a member of the NSCM team in an extremely exciting and fast paced environment. You’ll get to experience working in a large corporate environment that
touches every aspect of the product lifecycle.

What we're looking for:

  • Studying Supply Chain Management/ Logistics
  • Working towards a 1.1 or 2.1 degree
  • Full drivers licence
  • Passionate about service and quality
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

We have reached full capacity for our 2024 intake. We will reopen for our 2025 intake in August 2024. 

Salary

€30,800 (pro rata)

Holiday allowance

4 weeks' holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) (pro rata)

Benefits

Discounts on gym membership, cinema tickets and more!

Excellent wellbeing programme and access to the MyBenefits platform

Projects (Mitchelstown only)

At Aldi, our Project Management Internship Programme is a great way to learn and earn. You’ll work as a member of the Project Management team in an extremely exciting and fast paced environment. You’ll get to experience working in a large corporate environment that touches every aspect of the product lifecycle.

What we're looking for:

  • Studying Project Management/ Business/ Engineering
  • Working towards a 1.1 or 2.1 degree
  • Full drivers licence and flexibility to attend stores
  • Passionate about Project Management
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

We have reached full capacity for our 2024 intake. We will reopen for our 2025 intake in August 2024. 

Salary

€30,800 (pro rata)

Holiday allowance

4 weeks' holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) (pro rata)

Benefits

Discounts on gym membership, cinema tickets and more!

Excellent wellbeing programme and access to the MyBenefits platform

Communications (Naas only)

At Aldi, our Communications/ Public Affairs Internship Programme is a great way to learn and earn. You’ll get to experience working in a large corporate environment that touches every aspect of the product lifecycle from Quality Assurance to Sustainability, Real Estate, Store Operations, HR and Marketing.

What we're looking for:

  • Studying Business/ PR/ Marketing Communications
  • Working towards a 1.1 or 2.1 degree
  • Full drivers licence and flexibility to attend photo calls, store openings and other external events
  • Passionate about PR
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Apply
Salary

€30,800 (pro rata)

Holiday allowance

4 weeks' holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) (pro rata)

Benefits

Discounts on gym membership, cinema tickets and more!

Excellent wellbeing programme and access to the MyBenefits platform

What you'll need

The Head Office Internship programmes are real jobs with actual responsibilities. But it's also a chance to give back - to yourself, your team and your community. That's why we look for people who can find smarter ways of working.

Working towards 2:1

in a degree

related to the role

you have applied for

Irish driving licence

(and access to a car)

The right to

work in Ireland

Benefits

Our application process

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Check us out!

We'd recommend doing your homework on Aldi and see if we're the kind of company you'd like to do your Internship programme with!

Career Services

After some research, if you think Aldi is the right place for your Internship programme, please contact your University/ College/ IT careers services to enquire about joining our Retail Management internship. 

Show us your skills

We'll then look for a CV from you to tell us all about you. If we like your skills and ambition, we'll invite you to interview with one of our Regional Directors. 

Interview

If we think you're the right fit we'll offer you a place on our exciting programme and you can begin your journey!

FAQs

The National Internship is available to students who are required to undergo an Internship programme as part of their course. If your course has a required Internship programme element, you are eligible to apply.

Recruitment for the National Internship programme takes place according to the relevant third level institutions academic programme. Typically these are around September and January. Once we’ve reached capacity for the year, we will close for applications until the following year.

8AM - 4:30PM Monday to Friday.

Your role will cover various aspects of head office training and project work. We'll need you to travel between locations from time to time, but travel expenses will of course be reimbursed.

If, after graduating, you’re considering Aldi as a career choice – and you performed well on the programme – you may be offered the opportunity to apply, which will be discussed with your Direct Leader. 

If your application is successful, we will let you know the details closer to the time.

If your Masters course has a required Internship Programme as part of the course, you are welcome to apply. If your Masters does not have a required Internship Programme as part of the course, we would recommend you apply to our Graduate Area Manager Programme.

The internships can vary in duration across 6, 9 or 12 months depending on the relevant degree discipline.