You are currently studying for a Master’s degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Material Sciences, or Formulation.
You have a good working knowledge of English.
You have experience working in a lab and safety is your priority.
You have experience in Formulation (Cosmetic Formulation will be a plus).
You have a passion for applying innovative ideas and demonstrate curiosity and a critical mindset in your activities.
You have strong scientific methods, statistics, and project management skills.
You can start between January and April 2023 for a period of 6 months (exact timing to be discussed).
Technical Service & Development Internship – Evaluation of a new bio-based and biodegradable polymer for personal care applications
We are looking for you, an ambitious master’s student (m/f), to support our Personal Care Technical Service & Development Team located in Seneffe (BELGIUM) by doing an internship project aiming at evaluating a new bio-based and biodegradable polymer in different applications including skin and color cosmetics.
Dow is offering great career opportunities in a global and international environment.
The department that will welcome you is the Personal Care Technical Service & Development Team. With deep market insights and in-depth application expertise, we provide technical support to customers and develop innovative solutions that address current and future customer demands. We focus on the development of sustainable solutions that provide skin and hair care benefits. You will work in a multifunctional team and will interact with colleagues in different regions.
With a strong background in Formulation and Material Sciences, you will evaluate a new bio-based and biodegradable polymer in various applications including skin care and color cosmetics. You will develop new formulations and evaluate their performance in application. The objectives of the internship will be first to assess the neat material. Based on the attributes of this new polymer, you will then develop cosmetic formulations that are aligned with market trends. During the study, you will use relevant analytical tools and testing procedures to measure the performance of the new polymer in cosmetic applications and understand its mechanism of action. The new bio-based polymer will also be compared to other technologies.
Dow’s internships offer you the opportunity to:
Work in a dynamic multifunctional and multicultural team.
Contribute to an existing market-driven business and support our sustainability agenda.
Gain hands-on experience in formulation, physico-chemistry, application testing, and personal care ingredients.
Explore Career Opportunities – by working in the field you have chosen, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path.
Network – meet a variety of people in your chosen profession through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future.
Find Mentors – certain individuals can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire.
After we have received your application, please consider that it will take a few weeks to go through every letter and CV received. If we want to learn more about your background and skills, we will be in touch with you.
Have we sparked your interest? Let’s continue the conversation! Apply and we’ll be in touch with you.
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Nom :Teja Bajde