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Internship in the field of New Venture & Start-up Scouting


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?


Extraordinary tasks require extraordinary people. In our New Venture & Start-up Scouting division at our headquarters in Winnenden near Stuttgart, we are offering a six-month internship starting from now on.


Kärcher New Venture is the central contact point for cooperation with start-ups and a central component of Kärcher's innovation strategy.

Your internship at Kärcher - exciting tasks are waiting for you


  • Scouting of tech start-ups and innovative business models with independent initial evaluation, as well as the administration of our deal flow database
  • Analysis and evaluation of business models and business plans in direct cooperation with our investment team to prepare potential venture capital investments or cooperations
  • Research and preparation of company-relevant trends and news of the international start-up scene for communication to the management
  • Representation of Kärcher New Venture at selected events of the start-up industry and exchange with the founding teams



Are you a real Kärcher type? - Enrich our Kärcher culture with your profile


  • Studying in the fields of (business-) informatics, (business-) engineering, economics or comparable qualifications
  • You want to make a difference, convince with innovative ideas at your university and bring enthusiasm for innovation, technology and the start-up scene with you. We particularly appreciate if you bring own experiences as a founder.
  • Independent and goal-oriented working manner as well as strong communication skills and persuasive power, entrepreneurial way of thinking, a high degree of initiative and enjoyment of working in a dynamic environment
  • Business fluent knowledge of German and English, as well as a safe handling of MS Office
  • You have a lot of creativity, talent in analysis and appreciate working independently as well as good teamwork? Then you are a real Kärcher type!


Our special Kärcher offer for you - your advantages at a glance


  • Your optimal start into the Kärcher world: Our onboarding events give you the best conditions for being able to integrate quickly into the team
  • Our service for you: Fair compensation is a matter of course for us. You can also organize your working hours flexibly
  • Networking made easy: With interesting sport and leisure activities, regular meetings with interns and lunch with colleagues in our canteen



Have we caught your interest?

Please send us your complete application documents via our applicant management system.
We welcome the application from people with disabilities whose integration is particularly important to us.



Your contact person for this position is Sergül Tanriver. We will be happy to answer the first general questions about your application in our recruiting center on the telephone number +49 7195 14 5440.


Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG I campusrelations@de.kaercher.com I www.kaercher.com