Procter & Gamble R&D – Internship – Thesis Project Associate Researcher for Professional Bachelor at Hogeschool /Haute Ecole (m/f) in Brussels, Belgium

P&G is offering INTERNSHIP PROJECTS to students (m/f) studying a Professional Bachelor in STEM disciplines (e.g. Chemistry, Biotechnology, Process technology) at a Belgian University of Applied Science, Hogeschool or Haute Ecole.

What does it take to come up with some of the world’s most well-known brands? Well, a whole lot of science, to start with. Our Researchers at P&G go to work, making and improving the products for billions of consumers who use products like Gillette, Dash, Swiffer and Pampers every single day.

We’re talking big innovations, small bets, cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art labs, micro-scale plants and a team full of inventors to make this happen.

Are you curious about the chemistry and technology behind our products? Than P&G might have an interesting Bachelor Internship project for you at our Brussels Innovation Center (located in Strombeek-Bever).

The internship projects can have the following content:

•Define and/or optimize new formulations based on surfactants, polymers etc., to meet product performance standards, in close collaboration with key formulators within the formulation labs of the product specific departments (product design); •Optimize and/or develop new/existing test methods to measure/quantify the performance of the different product categories (product design); • Investigate and study the behavior of key ingredients within the formulations to better understand the performance profile of different products using a range of measurement techniques. These techniques are available in the different labs on site (product design); • Define and understand which impact the different parameters of the product-making-process have on the finished product characteristics and aesthetics (process); • Evaluate the impact of changing the process parameters from laboratory scale (2 kg scale) to Pilot Plant (150 kg - 1 ton scale) and up to Plant scale (40 ton scale) on the finished product characteristics and aesthetics (process); • Evaluate and assess new packages for Household Care products using existing/new test methods within the R&D packaging department (packaging); • Define, evaluate and/or optimize new/existing Analytical test methods that characterize Household Care products within the Analytical department (analytical).

What P&G offers:

•Support by your thesis coach and team;

• An interesting project where you can put your technical skills to work on challenging problems;

• Work with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds;

•Develop yourself through professional training and on-the-job coaching;

• Internship allowance for transportation and meal.

Who we are looking for:

  • Students studying a Bachelor Degree (in STEM disciplines) at a Universities of Applied Science, Hogeschool or Haute Ecole;
  • People with passion for creativity and innovation;
  • An autonomous person, who has a real teamwork spirit. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

If interested, please continue your application by pressing "apply online".

  1. You will be asked to create a profile and upload your CV in English. (15')

  2. You will receive an overview of all available projects within a couple of days and will be asked to select your preferred project.

  3. You will be invited to do a Reasoning Test on site and will get the opportunity to meet your promoter in the organization for lunch. During this talk, we will verify if there is a match between the project, your interests/needs and those of the company and the school.

Job: Research & Development

Title: R&D – Internship – Thesis Project Associate Researcher for Professional Bachelor at Hogeschool /Haute Ecole (m/f)

Location: BE-Brussels-Capital Region-Brussels

Requisition ID: RND00003769