Req ID




Req ID:  89444
Function:  R&D
Posted:  Sep 19, 2023

Geneva, GE, CH, 1290

Global R&D Fragrance - Fragrance Design & Evaluation Internship

Global R&D Fragrance – Fragrance Design & Evaluation Internship

12 – months internship



Coty was founded in 1904 in Paris by Francois Coty, with the mission to reinvent the fragrance industry.

Today Coty continues to draw on the creative entrepreneurial and visionary legacy of its founder.  Coty is now the #1 fragrance manufacturer in the world.  Its portfolio includes over 77 brands across fragrances, cosmetics and skin care. It is currently selling into over 130 markets, with 20,000+ employees operating in over 40 countries.




Reporting to a senior manager, you will be joining the Fragrance Design & Evaluation Team, working on several projects to serve Coty’s Industry Leading Luxury & Mass Brands.  During your 12-month internship your focus will be to support the team for general evaluation work, market product reviews, stability assessments, base business reformulation reviews, consumer study preparations and QC investigations. A project opportunity if needed could also be available.


Main Tasks:

  • Supporting evaluations for base business, stability and QC investigations
  • Preparing competitor or market reviews across categories and geographies for Fine Fragrance, Body Care & Skin Care
  • Preparing olfactive mappings for relevant markets and brands
  • Helping to prepare bulks & samples, e.g. for consumer testing and marketing teams
  • Supporting the lab team
  • Creative input on fragrance development for Lifestyle Scenting & Beauty Care Categories
  • Ensure weekly reporting during connects with your manager





  • Currently enrolled in BA either from ISIPCA/ Ecole Superieure du Parfum de Paris or similar, with the ambition to work as a fragrance evaluator.
  • Comfortable in a lab environment, experience in preparing simple formulations.
  • Desire to work in an international environment.
  • Curious, open-minded and a team-player
  • Passion for Fine Fragrance & Beauty Care categories
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in French is a plus.


Country/Region:  CH
City:  Geneva