Research Assistant - Food (Summer Internship)-NEW06T Chester, NJ



Would you like to be a part of Reckitt Benckiser's summer internship program for research & development?  We are looking for talented BS level students who have just completed their junior year, and would like to work for the summer at our Chester NJ Center from June to August 2010. 


Join Reckitt Benckiser and you'll join a global CPG powerhouse, whose Powerbrands hold No. 1 positions in seven worldwide market categories. We've built our success on a quick-thinking, fast-acting culture, so you can look forward to a role that will have real impact on a business that continues to outpace the global markets.


The Research Assistant will focus on the product development and manufacturing processes of our brands.  




         Manipulate product formulations

         Convert formula instructions into bench top samples

         Assist with pilot plant trials

         Compile updated pilot plant SOP information

         Execute analytical tests; pH, salt, acidity, solids, water activity, viscosity.

         Support sensory activities

         Participate in project meeting

         Manage laboratory supplies and equipment

         Maintain accurate laboratory notebook



         Candidate must be a Food Science major

         Knowledgeable with basic laboratory techniques

         Ability to work in a team oriented environment

         Good oral and written communication skills

         Self-motivated, seeking information from others to accomplish objectives

         Knowledge of basic computer skills

         Comfortable multitasking

Program Date:   

June through August



The internship is a paid, full-time, 35 hour per week position.


Candidates living outside reasonable commuting distance from Montvale, NJ will be compensated accordingly.



Please submit your resume online at


Please include the following:

1.    Specific Laboratory experience

2.    Relevant completed coursework and labs.

3.    Contact information for professional or academic references. 

Application Deadline:

April 30, 2010


:   Chester, New Jersey

Primary Location

:    NAANZ-North America-United States-New Jersey, Montvale

    Research & Development

Job Type

:    Internship


:    Full-time

Job Function

:    Research & Development

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

:    Apr 30, 2010


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