Do you want to make an impact on products that consumers around the world can’t live without? Are you curious about the chemistry, technology and development behind some of the world’s most best loved brands? Do you want to work for the company voted ‘The Best Workplace for Innovators’ in 2019 by Fast Company?
Then we have the opportunity for you!
Internships at P&G UK
Interns from across our functions talk about the level of responsibility, the projects they got to work on and their personal highlights.
What you can expect:
What does it take to come up with some of the world’s most well-known brands? Well, a whole lot of science, to start. Our Scientists at P&G go to work, making and improving the products for billions of consumers who use products like Gillette, Ariel and Pampers every single day. We are talking big innovations, small bets, ground breaking technology, state-of-the-art labs, micro-scale plants and a team full of inventors to make this happen. During your internship you will be entrusted to work on real projects on some of our most loved brands.
Our industrial placement programme runs for 12 months at different times of the year. We offer internships at our UK Innovation Centres in Reading and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Examples of Previous Intern Projects:
Technology Development: Adsorption and desorption of perfumes into zeolite
Process Development: Development of a flexible hand making facility for a hygiene product
Concept Engineering - Design and development of creative new product device
Packaging & Device Development: Impact of bag design parameters on consumer acceptance
Analytical: Chemical characterisation of polymers and adhesives
Product Research: Investigate the properties of skin and hair. Suggest potential mechanisms and develop solutions to reduce post shave irritation.
Students studying a BSC or MSC in scientific and engineering degrees (preferably in their penultimate year of study)
Academic excellence at all stages throughout school and University education with a passion for research and innovation
Technical curiosity, creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and your collaboration skills
Evidence of passion and achievements, particularly leadership, in academic and/or non- academic activities, short work experience or internships are a plus
What we offer you:
Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your projects from the beginning, you will be able to have an impact on the business from the beginning, working on projects given by the European team including senior leadership.
Technical focus – you will have the opportunity to put your technical skills to work on intellectually challenging problems working with our advanced technologies.
Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager, enabling you to grow in a diverse environment and developing your talents and ideas.
Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.
Compensation & Benefits: you will receive a competitive internship salary as well as other benefits whilst you are with us.
Job Recommendation: successful interns will be recommended for hire for a full time role with P&G upon graduation.
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