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Analytical Chemistry Intern

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Looking to put your learning to the test and apply your education thorough an exciting summer opportunity?


Through our paid summer internship, students can discover all our industry has to offer. Our interns are given hands-on, holistic view of what it takes to run a global F&F company. From networking events to resume building we’ll set you up for a long and rewarding career, at Firmenich & beyond. Our Princeton, NJ office is seeking an intern for our Innovation in Analytical Research Chemistry Department. 


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

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


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic wet chemistry procedures under the guidance of a senior chemist
  • Set up qualitative and quantitative analyses on state-of-the-art instrumentation such as GC-MS, HPLC and HPLC-MS.
  • Perform data analysis using specialized software and MS excel
  • Write laboratory notes
  • Participate in a few on-going research projects related to analytical chemistry
  • Present the work to group meeting at the end of internship



  • Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or other science field
  • Experience in working in a research lab preferred
  • Skills in using MS excel a plus
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Live in or around the Princeton area OR have reliable transportation to the office
  • Must be available to start June 3rd
  • Must be willing to work 37.5 hours per week


We value:

  • Self-directed/ motivated
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential
  • Critical thinking and curiosity
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Honesty and integrity


We offer:

  • Networking events
  • LinkedIn Profile Workshop
  • Resume writing & interview workshop
  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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