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Research & Development Opportunities

Work at the Apex of Science & Technology

Since P&G’s founding in 1837, innovation has been our lifeblood. From the world’s first fluoride toothpaste, to the world’s first heated razor, Research & Development is how we’re able to improve more lives in more meaningful ways—now and for generations to come.


Connect with consumers to understand their product and packaging needs, develop product formulas, and establish and assess competitive product performance. Convert these ideas, concepts and technologies into commercially feasible chemical, mechanical and packaging processes.

Formulation Engineer
  • Develop formulas that deliver breakthrough performance, utilizing chemical and biological technology to drive technical advantages in a variety of areas, including: household cleaning, absorbency, health and well being, and beauty and grooming products.

Products Research Engineer
  • Connect with consumers to understand their product needs and translate these insights into technical requirements and prototypes for breakthrough product and package experiences.

Process Engineer
  • Convert ideas, concepts and technologies into commercially feasible chemical and mechanical processes.

Packaging Engineer
  • Collaborate with other R&D experts, advertising, art, package design, manufacturing and suppliers to develop technically sophisticated packages and delivery systems that add performance advantage to P&G products.
Take a look at P&G Product Supply or P&G Information Technology, where assignments range from synchronizing our E2E supply chain to harnessing technology to better serve consumers. 


P&G Research & Development offers opportunities for people with all levels of experience, from undergraduates interested in student programs or internships, to recent graduates looking for an entry-level position, to experienced professionals ready to join an industry leader.

2026 Graduates

Standout Emerging Leaders Camp

August 2024 | Cincinnati World Headquarters

P&G's STANDOUT Emerging Leaders Camp is a 3 day all expenses paid camp in August where you will meet with senior R&D leaders and learn about both our brands and the amazing career opportunities in Research & Development.

Applications will go live in Fall 2023!

2025 & 2026 Graduates

(Bs Or Ms Degree Programs)

12 Week Summer Internship Program

Most internship positions will be in Cincinnati, OH

From Day 1, demonstrate your strategic and critical thinking skills in combination with your technical mastery by creating solutions to current business challenges while gaining exposure to the breadth of work in R&D at P&G.

Applications for our 2024 Summer Internships are open!

2024 Graduates (BS Or MS Degree Programs)
​​​​​​​- Would Also Consider Winter 2023 Graduates

Full-time R&d Scientist Positions

Most internship positions will be in Cincinnati, OH

Engineers lead the way in product, packaging, material, and process development. You will begin in our a scientist career path and have the opportunity to grow as a manager or as a technical expert throughout your career.

Applications for our 2024 Full-Time R&D Scientist positions are open!

Associate Researcher Opportunities

For the Associate Researcher opportunities at P&G, an Associate’s Degree in an Engineering or Science field (We prefer Engineering, Biology or Chemistry, although other similar majors will be considered) or a high school diploma with relevant experience.

Associate Researcher is an entry level role for individuals who are competent in basic science and math and are inspired to apply those skills towards hands-on experiments. At P&G, a wide variety of R&D work is available to Associate Researchers, in the following major areas:

Products Research

Deeply understand our consumers and their needs to inform product design parameters for new or improved products.

Product Formulation & Design

Translates consumer needs into finished products that delight consumers using the best available technologies/chemicals/materials.


Use lab equipment to solve tough technical problems via chemical, physical, mechanical, imaging, and other measurement capabilities.

Packaging & Device Development

Creates and improves packages and devices that delight consumers and retailers.

Process Development & Pilot Plant Operations

Translates ideas, concepts, and technologies into commercially feasible chemical and mechanical processes and scales them up from lab to pilot plant to manufacturing.

So, when you apply, be sure to answer the questions to let us know which areas you have experience and which areas you are interested in.