Internship - Cosmetic pigments laboratory (all genders)

Posted 02 Dec 2021

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 235693



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


Your role:
In our application laboratories, we evaluate new raw materials and do performance testing in typical color cosmetic products like lipsticks, nail lacquers, powders, emulsions, make-up as well as in skin care and personal care products. Besides carrying out routine checks, you will be exposed to formulation development, stability testing and sample preparation on the same time and getting a deeper understanding of the methods and raw materials in the cosmetic industry used. We will use more and more technical equipment to quantify performance of our product. Your challenge will be to work with those devices, develop methods, analyze data. During the placement, you will have the opportunity to interact with different departments and functions within the company (marketing, R&D) and to participate to external workshops or events with customers. Several projects could be assigned to you, ranging from color cosmetics to sustainable solutions development.


Who you are:

  • Undergraduate/postgraduate ideally in Cosmetic Science.
  • Open to work with new technical equipment to quantify effects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English, German basic knowledge would be good, but is not a must)
  • Team spirit
  • Able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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