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Fragrance Development 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 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 Creation Department in Perfumery.  


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 a Strategic Brand Analysis: identifying the Brand ID and Brand Strategy, and from there work on an olfactive analysis and opportunity.
  • Online research, checking brand websites, store checks, pulling the product line, and organizing smell session with the respective Senior team member.
  • Brand focus identification, where there is a lot of new activity, and where we could imagine a future focus.
  • Brand and Market activity, which influences our accelerator team and feeds all key brands.



  • Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Communication, Marketing or related field
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Ability to work a hybrid model – Work From Home and In-person for major briefs or client meetings.
  • Proficiency in Powerpoint and Excel


We value:

  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passion to smell and create a positive effect on emotion.
  • Eagerness to learn more about the fragrance industry


We offer:

  • 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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