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Applications Support Summer Intern

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  SUPPORT

Applications Support Summer Intern

Anaheim, CA



At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Are you eager to apply your education and challenge yourself with a dynamic summer internship opportunity?  Our summer internship program provides students with the chance to explore the full spectrum of our industry.  As interns, you’ll gain a comprehensive, hands-on understanding of what it entails to operate within a global Flavors, Fragrances and Ingredients organization. From engaging networking events to valuable resume-building experience, we’re committed to preparing you for a fulfilling and enduring career, both at dsm-firmenich and beyond. .Our Anaheim office is seeking an intern for our Application team.  


Internship to begin first week of June and goes through to the third week of August.  

The working hours are Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week) 


Pay range - $21 - $24/hour


Key Responsibilities

  • Support food technologists in product development activities (flavor screening, formula iterations, setting up tastings, gathering tasting data, etc.) in beverage, savory and sweet categories
  • Organoleptically evaluate and describe market products, applied samples, and products in-development
  • Support pilot plant runs in a food-safe environment
  • Prepare and ship finished samples to customers and affiliate locations


We bring


  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset •    A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future


You bring

  • Junior or Senior working towards a BS degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition, or related field.  
  • Self-directed/ motivated
  • Collaboration and networking
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Live in or around the Anaheim area OR have reliable transportation to the office



Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

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