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Scientific Student Intern - Summer 2024

Hello. We’re Haleon. A new world-leading consumer healthcare company. Shaped by all of us. Together, we’re improving everyday health for millions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands – including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum – through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What’s more, we’re achieving it in a company that we’re building together. In an environment that we’re co-creating. And a culture that’s uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn’t a question. 


Future Talent roles at Haleon offer the chance to change the way people see and manage their everyday health. That’s an incredible opportunity. An exciting challenge. And a huge responsibility. We’re always looking for ambitious individuals who are inspired by our purpose to deliver better everyday health, with humanity. And want to help us achieve this goal. Right now we’re looking for a Summer Intern to join us to do career defining work.


A career in New Product Development where none of us stand still.

The R&D Innovation and Development team for EMEA-LatAm works on new product development across the globe including Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America regions. The product development team objectives are to deliver and execute key innovation projects from concept to launch, develop robust formulations and products that delight our consumers and address their unmet needs, and act as subject matter experts.


We are seeking a Summer Intern for support with developing our multivitamin platform. This individual will work with the product development team on strengthening our knowledge of multivitamin formulations. This role will provide the student with various levels of involvement in the development of conventional and non-conventional solid, semi-solid, liquid, and other formulations.


What will your individual contribution at Haleon be?

  • Design, plan, and conduct product development activities, including pre-formulation, formulation, process development/optimization for solid dosage forms such as tablets.
  • Perform evaluations including but not limited to Tablet Characterization (weight, thickness, hardness, friability, imaging etc.).
  • Data analysis and presentation of results.
  • Implements written procedures & departmental quality documentation (including SOP’s, batch documentation, validation protocols & reports) and ensures work is conducted accordingly.
  • Deliver all EHS standards and expectations on site and within the laboratories.
  • Ensures work is always conducted following good scientific practice and Good Manufacturing Practice (where required) and maintains precise experimental records.


We’re the people changing the future of everyday health. So you will be someone who has:

  • Creative and problem-solving thinking
  • Strategic/big-picture thinking
  • Entrepreneurial and agile mindset
  • Strong prioritization and analytical skills
  • Personal accountability
  • Business and consumer/customer knowledge and understanding
  • Adaptability and resilience in ambiguity
  • A desire to learn and have meaningful impact
  • Oral solid dose formulation experience


To enable you to perform in this future talent opportunity:

Education required:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program with a background in Chemistry, Engineering, Food or related sciences.

Other requirements:

  • Ability to work on site in Richmond, VA.
  • Candidate must be available to work full-time throughout the 12-week internship (Approximately 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday)
  • Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization.  Applicant must not require future sponsorship for an employment visa status .


Program Dates: May/June - August 2024.



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.


We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.


We flex the way we work so we can be at our best, where possible, and with agreement between line manager, team and individuals. We acknowledge not all colleagues can flex locations depending on their roles and that we don’t have all the answers. Yet.


We invite you to apply as soon as possible. The way we see it, every day is an opportunity. And we are joined by new talent, every day. We accept ongoing applications and will close this vacancy once we have enough applications.


Care to join us. Find out what life at Haleon is really like