Leadership MBA (Master of Business Administration) Internship

25. März 2024


At Amazon, we’re working to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. To get there, we are looking for Amazon’s next generation of Senior Managers to join the Pathways Leadership Development Program in Amazon Operations.

About the Program

Pathways is an Operations Leadership Program designed to rapidly develop experienced MBA and Masters-level graduates with the skills needed to be Amazons next Senior Operations Leaders. This is the opportunity to chart your own course. Pathway’s members are highly visible to senior leadership and have flexibility with changing roles, sites and geographies. Through a series of intense, progressively challenging opportunities in the core of our established operations network, we will stretch your leadership capacity to its full potential. The business lessons you learn and credibility you develop will benefit you over the rest of your career and prepare you for future leadership opportunities within Amazon Operations and beyond.

The Pathways Project-Based Assignment is a 10-12 week full-time Internship in our Fulfilment/Sort/Delivery network for enrolled MBA/MSc/MEng/PhD professionals where you will be given a business critical challenge you will be required to find a solution for as well as gaining practical experience of being a leader of large teams at Amazon.
Your internship will conclude by presenting an innovative solution to senior management based on your observations, hands on involvement and analytical research within operations. Upon completion of the internship program, your performance will be evaluated. Your performance evaluation, along with role availability, will determine your opportunity to join the full-time Pathways program in 2025.

Job ID: 2591648 | Amazon Fulfillment Germany GmbH

  • Lead continuous improvement projects which will impact productivity, quality and most importantly customer experience
  • Develop standard operating procedures
  • Direct accountability for setting and meeting operational goals
  • Scope and design standardized concepts
  • Shadow leaders across operations to learn what it takes to be a manager at Amazon
  • With support from management, lead large teams across different shifts
  • Learn how leaders conduct weekly business reviews for their sites and support them in the preparation of business reviews
  • Collaborate with senior management and support teams, which may include Safety, Engineering, Loss Prevention, Quality Assurance and Human Resources, to develop plans to meet business objectives

A day in the life
This role is based in one of our warehouses in Germany. Your recruiter will discuss location options during the application process.

Basic qualifications are required to apply for a position at Amazon.

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA/MSc/PhD and available for 10-12 weeks between June and October
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience (excluding internships)
  • Very good command of German and English (CEFR B2)
  • Flexible to work in non-traditional shift patterns, which may include nights and weekends
  • Open to relocate within the country you have applied to work within
  • Analytical skills and sound business judgment
  • Ability to work fulltime for 10-12 weeks
  • Delivered complex projects, where you have been required to engage teams and leadership to deliver on business initiatives or goals

Preferred qualifications are not required to apply for a position at Amazon. If you have all the basic qualifications above, we’d love to hear from you.

  • You have professional experience in engineering, management, logistics, manufacturing, science or any other STEM field
  • Demonstrable decision-making skills, enabling you to use sound reasoning as and when required
  • Direct management experience for employees and their performance
  • Previous experience in setting, monitoring and improving KPIs or similar metrics
  • Successful track record in supporting internal or external customers
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma or Kaizen techniques and methodologies

Our Pathways internship program requires a minimum of 10 working weeks between beginning of June and beginning of September. If it is not possible for you to obtain your visa/work permit maximum one week before your Day 1 with us, we may have no other choice than cancelling your internship under this program for the agreed cycle, but we will endeavor you the opportunity to re-interview for another internship or even for a permanent Amazon job in 2025, subject to availability.

  • A relocation package
  • Deutschlandticket
  • An Employee Discount Code
  • Family care benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program providing free confidential support encompassing mental health, life events, everyday living and financial matters
  • Medical Benefits abroad when embarking on international business travel
  • Affinity Groups to build communities and bring employees together across the world