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2022 Summer Internship- Research & Development

Summer 2022 Internship- Research and Development, Florham Park NJ

It all started with a pharmacist and a dream, now Beiersdorf has grown into a global company! For over 130 years, care for consumers and our people is what has driven us. We care for our brands, we care about careers and we care about you, because what we do matters.
We are skin care. Every day, our global brands icons; Coppertone, Aquaphor, Eucerin, and NIVEA delivers innovative, quality, and safe skin care products. Offering a wide range of products to meet the needs of every consumer, we are committed to the promise of better skin care! Providing more than 500 million consumers in over 200 countries feel good in their skin every day. 
Are You In?
Beiersdorf is offering summer internship opportunities in Supply Chain, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Shopper & Customer Marketing, People & Culture, and R&D. We are seeking courageous individuals with strong analytical and critical thinking skills who want to make an impact. Our program is focused on leading and executing project(s) while building networks and relationships that will benefit your career. The ideal candidate will be curious, agile, adaptable and, of course, passionate about our products & mission to care beyond skin.
What did Beiersdorf Summer Interns have to say about their experience? 
 “The LT/Intern networking sessions were amazing and extremely helpful for welcoming in the interns. It was great to connect with the leadership team on a personal and professional level, which made the interns feel very welcomed and feel comfortable.” 
My favorite part was connecting with other interns and seeing how much we learned and grew from the experience. We had a really good support group.”
I think my favorite part of the internship was being able to contribute. I instantly felt like part of the NIVEA team and was given projects alongside my main presentation to work on. The projects were very current and related to the day to day business.”
Looking back, the Beiersdorf Internship was…
NOTE: This is a hybrid in office/remote role requiring the hired intern to be commutable to our R&D facility based in the Florham Park, NJ area.

Objective:   The objective of this work is to understand, develop and test existing or newly developed skin care formulations with active ingredients like AHA, Retinol or other active and it its effects on skin using fluorescence methods. This internship position will be supported and mentored by the Scientific Affairs and Formulation Development teams.
Key Deliverables: 
  • Scientific Revision on Skin Physiology, Skin Bioinstrumentation, Skin Fluorescence Chromophores and active ingredients deliverable benefits to the skin
  • Fundamental understanding of skin care formulation 
  • Setting up and understanding skin fluorescence method/measurements
  • Look at existing competitor landscape for key active ingredients
  • Develop prototypes and test commercial formulas for efficacy comparison using skin fluorescence. 
Candidate Background/Experience
  • Some experience in the areas of physics, chemistry or biochemical engineering.
  • Undergraduate student – at least Sophomore standing as of September 2021. Earliest graduation date: December 2022
  • Leadership experience and capability through academics, athletics, community work and/or extracurricular activities 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a group environment 
  • Must exercise critical thinking to challenge the status quo 
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office especially Excel and Powerpoint
Having trouble applying? Go to to search our careers page. Beiersdorf is an Equal Opportunity Employee