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Research & Development Researcher - 12 Month Internship

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Are you passionate about the science behind products you use every day? Do you want to work with world-class brands in the largest Consumer Goods company in the world, while studying towards your BSc?

Then this opportunity is for you!

Our Newcastle Innovation Centre focuses on developing Products for Fabric Care and Home Care on brands such as Ariel, Fairy and Bold. We are offering 1 year placement opportunities for Researchers studying a BSc Degree which will start in July of 2022.

We enroll students in their penultimate or final year of their BSc for scientific and engineering disciplines into the various roles in R&D, e.g. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Forensic Science, Microbiology, Lab Management and Physical Sciences. We also look for skills such as creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and the ability to work with others.

This 1 year Internship is a period of mutual trial and an ideal way for you to gain industrial experience. It is also an opportunity for you to look at P&G as a potential future employer and for P&G to see your capabilities and fit for future roles at our Newcastle Innovation Centre for Fabric & Home Care.

During the Researcher 1 year Internship students will:

  • Work on their own project(s), but as part of an overall project team;

  • Have an opportunity to put their technical skills to work on intellectually challenging problems;

  • Improve their team working and leadership skills through practical experience and interactive training courses;

  • Learn to work effectively with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds;

  • Experience the working environment in a leading international company and

  • Gain guidance on their professional development. 

What we offer you:

  • Responsibility from Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities to lead, like a true P&Ger.

  • Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance

  • Compensation & Benefits: this is a paid opportunity you will receive a competitive salary whilst you are with us as well as other benefits


What we look for:

  • Students studying a STEM Bachelors degree

  • Technical curiosity, creativity, innovation, initiative, communication, leadership and your collaboration skills

  • Evidence of passion and achievements

Application deadline: November 30th, 2021

Good to Know:

We’re consistently recognised as one of the UK’s leading graduate employers listed in Times Top 100 Graduate Employers; The Best Places to Work – Glassdoor; Guardian UK 300; Job Crowd – Best Places for Graduates to Work and Universum’s Most Attractive Employers

At P&G #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our people are all equally talented in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours. Are you ready to inspire us with your unrivalled ideas?

Job locations:
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000024136
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