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R&D Material Science Summer Internship - Princeton


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 Material Science Department.  The working hours are Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week) during the summer months.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct organic synthesize experiments.
  • Isolate, purify and characterize reaction products.
  • Assess performance of isolated products by analytical methods.
  • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date experimental notebook.



  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in (chemistry) or related field
  • 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
  • Adherence to safe work practices
  • Working cooperatively as a team member
  • Idea generation and open communication



We offer:

  • Networking events
  • LinkedIn Profile Workshop
  • Resume writing & interviewing workshops
  • 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