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Req ID:  87628
Function:  R&D
Posted:  Mar 14, 2023

Morris Plains, NJ, US, 07950

Paid Summer Lab Internship - Science/Color Cosmetics Face Formulation

Research & Development (R&D) Organization – Paid Summer Internship

Area of Specialty: Scientist, Color Cosmetics – Face

Location: Morris Plains, NJ

We’re currently looking for an Intern in support of the R&D organization. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and work in a fast-paced environment where you will support a dynamic R&D organization. 

The Intern will report to the Manager of CB Face Product Development and be based out of our Morris Plains, NJ location. The program will run from May 22nd, 2023 – August 18th 2023, and will be required to work up to 40/hours week in the lab/on-site.




In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Lead your own, individual strategic project related to the color cosmetics face category.
  • Formulate new makeup products, including testing and screening formula performance. 
  • Build understanding of competitive landscape, and consumer need gaps to develop winning makeup products.
  • Monitor and ensure the quality of new products in terms of stability, compatibility, microbiology, safety, and regulatory requirements.
  • Build correlation between instrumental testing and real-life product performance.
  • Communicate key research findings/ technical information to wide range of audiences.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, safety, and GMP.




We’d love to see candidates who have:

  • Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in STEM field
  • Passion to learn and work in a research and development organization.
  • Scientific mindset with the ability to follow safety guidelines associated with a laboratory setting.
  • Experience with formulation and evaluation is desired.
  • Strong collaboration skills: ability to work in a team environment.
  • Highly organized & detailed oriented in observing/taking notes/following instruction.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities while delivering set milestones.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Team player and exhibit “can do” attitude.
  • Internally motivated with intellectual curiosity.
  • Proven ability to work in fast paced, outcome driven environments.




This is a unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.




Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.




We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Country/Region:  US
City:  Morris Plains

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey