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R&D Analytical Chemistry Summer Internship - Princ


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 R & D Innovation in Analytical Chemistry Department.  The working hours are Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week) during the summer months.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the laboratory HPLC and/or GC method development
  • Data collection, Evaluation, and maintains an accurate laboratory notebook
  • Collaborate and network within the R&D and the other departments to deliver goals and execute projects
  • Set up and operate standard lab equipment/techniques of moderate complexity for routine data collections, analyze data
  • Present experimental findings to the R&D team at the end of internship



  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Basic knowledge or experience in working with HPLC and GC-MS instrumentation is a plus
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • 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
  • Collaborative and networking
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Well organize and detail oriented


We offer:

  • Networking events
  • LinkedIn Profile Workshop
  • Resume writing & Interview workshop
  • Hands-on experience on sophisticated analytical instrumentations and work experience in an industrial research laboratory
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey