Student Assistant Human Resources & Digitalization

  • Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International e.V. (Fairtrade International) Jobportal
  • FI HQ Bonn
  • Student internship
  • Human Resources
  • Part time
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Fairtrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade and is based on a partnership between producers and consumers. Fairtrade offers producers a better deal and improved terms of trade. This allows them the opportunity to improve their lives and plan for their future. Fairtrade offers consumers a powerful way to reduce poverty through their everyday shopping.
Fairtrade International is the international non-profit, multi stakeholder body that is responsible for the strategic direction of Fairtrade, sets Fairtrade standards and supports producers.

The Student Assistant will support the HR Digitalization efforts, helping with the implementation and maintenance of the new Human Resources Information System (HRIS). Additionally, the student assistant will provide administrative support to the HR unit and assist with the daily operational tasks.


  • Support the implementation of the new HRIS
  • Collection and analysis of HR data, identifying trends and preparing reports and presentations
  • Support the transition to a digital HR office
  • Perform general office assistance (word processing, filing, mailing, copying)
  • Provide quality customer service to all staff members
  • Substitute team members and undertake other tasks that are consistent with the level and responsibilities of this post


Level of Education
Must be a currently enrolled student in a Bachelor's/Master’s degree program focused on Human Resource Management or Business Administration with main focus HR. The Student Assistant shall be enrolled in a German University.
Requiered Competencies and Qualifications:
  • Reliable, diligent, and service oriented working attitude
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Very good organizational and coordination skills
  • Affinity with numbers and complex excel databases
  • Sound experience with Microsoft package, especially excel
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Good communication skills and facility in cross-cultural communication
  • Fluency in English is essential, German is desired
  • Interest in the work of Human Resources
  • Motivation for Fairtrade


  • This is a 6 months position, with the possibility of extension up to 12 months
  • Weekly working hours: 8 - 16
  • Location is at Fairtrade International offices in Bonn, Germany
  • The office language is English
  • Salary as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Wholesale and Foreign Trade Industries for North Rhine Westphalia and Fairtrade International Company Agreement on wages and salaries Group II
  • Only applicants who are enrolled in Bachelor/Master’s degree program in German universities can be considered
  • Starting date: as soon as possible


  • Please consult for more information on Fairtrade International and the Fairtrade system
  • We are actively recruiting for this role and reserve the right to close this advertisement at any time.
Please note that Fairtrade International is strict on compliance with the required qualification criteria mentioned above, and only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.