Intern People Operations

  • Lilium
  • Munich, Germany
  • Apr 23, 2020

Job Description

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary with a meaningful purpose. We take pride in pushing the very boundaries of technology and customer experience to deliver something that has never been done before. 

What we do here is hard, but then very few things worth achieving are easy. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with our world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 400 leaders, experts and engineers who are as passionate about emissions-free transportation as you are. 

We are also passionate about creating an inclusive culture, with more than 40 nationalities working with us to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life.


Your role and your team: 

In People Operations we strive to provide a world-class employee experience to our Lilians across their entire employee lifecycle. “Putting the human at the center” is our philosophy in everything we do; whether it is creating simple and efficient People processes, providing the People-related knowledge to enable our Lilians from all over the world to thrive or helping Lilium stay compliant. We also support the strategy and decision making of the business by supplying accurate People data.

With our extraordinarily diverse employee base and our international scope, you will be challenged every day of your internship; making sure our administrative processes run smoothly, consulting with Lilians to solve their People-related problems, or helping expats start their new life at Lilium are just a few of the things you can expect. It is an exciting time for us as we are expanding rapidly and are currently shaping the processes, programs, systems and tools for the future.

You are passionate about People Operations and you are ready to grow alongside us? This is the internship opportunity for you!


Your Day to Day:

  • Provide exceptional customer experience, support and consultation to our employees, answering questions about all HR-related programs, policies and issues (e.g. absences, on- and offboarding, visa and immigration issues)
  • Support new employees relocating to our German headquarters
  • Champion administrative processes such as contract management and visa compliance
  • Maintain the integrity and quality of our People databases
  • Help develop scalable processes and solutions for a global organization, be an ambassador for the automation and digitalization of our work
  • Build subject matter expertise regarding our internal tools (including internal sources of information such as our intranet) to support and guide employees
  • Assist in the delivery of ad-hoc projects


Your Profile:

  • Currently enrolled in a university degree or has recently graduated
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Experience working in a fast-paced international working environment (internship experience accepted)
  • Not afraid to challenge assumptions and provide feedback
  • Excellent at interpreting available data and leveraging it to take decisions
  • Strong customer service mindset and great at building interpersonal relationships
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Experience in maintaining data within an HRIS or has worked with similar databases before
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (including Excel)
  • Basic knowledge of tax and social security issues in Germany as well as employment law preferred


Life at Lilium:

At Lilium, you’ll have the responsibility and freedom to act as an entrepreneur. You’ll be working with bright and driven colleagues from different industries, countries and backgrounds who are all united in one common goal, challenging and supporting each other to make Lilium successful.

As well as free language courses, weekly yoga sessions, two complimentary meals each day and unlimited snacks and drinks, we also have an in-house gym and a relaxation room. By pairing that with a free shuttle bus to and from our local train station, as well as bikes you can borrow to cycle around our campus, we aim to make it as easy as possible to travel here, while reducing our own carbon footprint. We also have a rooftop terrace where you can watch planes taking off all day long! 



In order to build a world-class team, we welcome people from all over the world. We’ll support you on every step of your journey, offering a relocation allowance and documentation for visa application.

Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  




51-200 employees  


Transportation & Mobility