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Application Technologist Internship

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 through an exciting summer opportunity? 

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


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: 

  • Develop and prepare bench top and pilot lab food/beverage prototypes to showcase Firmenich flavors and technologies under supervision as required 

  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe laboratory environment and apply good laboratory practices. 

  • Project management: plan, organize, execute various aspects of assigned project/s in order to meet project objectives and report results. 

  • Interact with cross-functional teams: applications, creations, sensory, marketing, etc. 

  • Prepare and present summary of summer project to technical team 


  • Proficient in applying mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations 

  • Good communication and organizational skills 

  • Ability to work as a part of a team and individually with minimal oversight 

  • Proficient in MS Office with fluency in English language - both written and verbal 

We value: 

  • Self- directed / motivated 

  • Collaborative approach 

  • Flexibility and adaptability 

  • Well organized and detail oriented 

  • Students studying Chemistry/Food Science/Food Technology or related science 

  • Experience in the Food Industry and/or Thermal processing (UHT/HTST) is a plus 

  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship 

We offer: 

  • Networking events 

  • LinkedIn Profile Workshop 

  • Resume writing & Interview workshop 

  • Hands-on experience with product development/flavor applications,  food processing equipment, sophisticated analytical instrumentation and work experience in a professional laboratory environment 

  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to effectively design products to meet their needs 

  • 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 Taste & Beyond industry 


Reasonable accommodation 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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