United States, Trumbull, CT, Laundry & Home Care

R&D Intern - Formulations


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.


  • Internship at Henkel on the Formulations team, where you will join a product development team tasked with designing a product that will meet a variety of performance, cost, safety, and feasibility requirements
  • Work closely with cross functional R&D teams (analytical, packaging, process development, etc.) across the entire product development cycle from ideation to implementation
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role formulations plays in the development of products in the consumer-packaged goods industry


  • Progress toward a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills: Ability to gather and analyze data, and develop fact-based recommendations resulting from the analysis
  • Undergraduate research or similar experience preferred
  • Agile and strong work ethic with ability to quickly learn how to analyze data
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude
  • Project Planning Skills: Understand timing constraints of work and initiates activities with sufficient lead time to successfully deliver project deadlines
  • Good laboratory skills: compliance with all safety regulations, sound lab technique, and good record keeping

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20007274
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067