United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Summer Intern - AE Lab


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Conducts all R&D laboratory work in a safe manner including the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), adherence to site safety practices, use of laboratory equipment, 5S, etc.

  • Successfully self-directs project work. Ability to formulate strong conclusions & path forward and drive projects to completion.

  • Excellent communication skills. Leads customer interaction/communication.

  • Ability to successfully handle on-site support of complex customer issues.

  • Ability to apply creativity and innovation to solving technical problems. Routinely uses knowledge of customer application methods and external literature in project work.

  • Demonstrates implicit understanding of customer culture and anticipates their needs when developing new processes.

  • Solves technology-specific fundamental problems associated with entire product lines and/or product classes.

  • Conceives novel approaches to application process development, troubleshooting, and material characterization.


  • Working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or related fields.

  • Experience working in a chemical laboratory and with external customers is preferred.

  • Ability to gather, understand, and interpret chemical, physical and mechanical data.

  • Develop new testing systems and methods that enable development of superior products for our customers •Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other team members in product development programs.

  • Experience in writing technical papers or reports as well presenting results to a technical team.

  • Solid interpersonal skills. Candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently on multi-task assignments.

  • Knowledgeable in Power Point, Word, Lotus Notes, Excel and Statistical Analysis Software is preferred.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 200000R5
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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