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Food Research and Development Scientist Internship






If you are looking for a great INTERNSHIP experience, you’ve come to the right place! Great things are happening at Colony Brands, Inc. Did you know that we are a privately held company celebrating over 80 years in business? At Colony Brands, Inc., opportunities are endless. Check out what makes us different than the rest!

Our Company. . .

Colony Brands is one of the largest direct marketer's in the United States.
We are one of the fastest growing and most profitable catalog companies in the United States.
Colony Brands, Inc. employs over 5,000 people in a vast array of jobs.
We currently have nine catalog brands, as well as several affiliates and subsidiary companies.
We offer a unique 4-day work weeks in the summer months give employees additional time off above and beyond normal vacation hours.
Leave your work clothes at home! Every Friday is “Jean’s Day” at Colony Brands, Inc.

Our Internship Program. . .

We pay all interns a competitive salary.
Our internship program provides intensive on-the-job training to better prepare students for the working world.
Colony Brands, Inc. provides all interns with the necessary training to make their internship experience successful.
We provide our interns with useful feedback regarding their performance throughout their internship.
All interns receive great employee discounts on company merchandise – 35% to 40% off.

General Description:

Assists with the development of new bakery and confectionery products for Mail Order and Wholesale divisions using strong food science methodology and personal creativity. Utilizes appropriate software to manage and document work.

Specific Duties:

1. Develops products and prepares confectionery and baked samples.
2. Investigates problems pertaining to running new or difficult products in the plant.
3. Works with Merchandising and other scientists to brainstorm new ideas for the bakery.
4. Enters historical recipes into database and checks for accuracy against other systems.
5. Works on special projects as assigned.


1.    Possesses or is currently pursuing a degree in Food Science, Bakery Science, Engineering or
related major.
2. Must be a current junior or senior status at a 4 year college or recent graduate.
3. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher.
4. Possesses above average communication skills in both oral and written form.
5. Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
6. Able to give clear, concise instructions.
7. Able to read, write, and speak English.
8. Able to work independently with limited supervision.
9. Possesses above average organizational skills.
10. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel beneficial.


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