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Data Science 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 Research and Development 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) 


About This Position:

  • During the summer you will joining a Materials Science Lab in R&D focusing on solid flavor and fragrance delivery systems and help us in our exciting digital transformation.
  • You will start by learning how to run digital particle simulations using a 1-2 day online course using dedicated modeling software that is run on a state-of-the-art computer with powerful CPU and GPU.
  • Under supervision you will test various processes relevant in our industry such as mixing, blending and dosing of virtual particle systems.
  • You will validate experiments using lab experiments on real particle systems.
  • You will analyze the data with dedicated Python language for advanced data analysis and visualization/reporting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Run simulations that are relevant for solid delivery systems.
  • Run lab experiments for validation.
  • Analyze data and communicate the results in a short report and presentation.


Preferred Skills:

  • Some familiarity and interest in computers, programming, simulation and coding is desirable.
  • Some familiarity with R, data science and Python is preferred


We offer:

  • The opportunity to develop sharpen existing skills in sensory science and develop new ones

  • The opportunity to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team

  • The ability to see the workings of the Flavor & Fragrance industry and real-world applications of sensory science
  • A chance to start developing a network of future colleagues


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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