Lauder Summer 2021 Intern, Research & Development (R&D)

Blaine, MN

Full Job Description

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products and has gained a worldwide reputation for elegance, luxury and superior quality. Its products are sold in over 150 countries and territories. Its distinguished portfolio of more than 25 brands includes some of the most recognized prestige names in the beauty world including Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Origins, M.A.C., Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Aveda among others.

The R&D Science & Engineering Intern in the Lauder Summer Intern Program runs for 12 weeks, and blends an extensive overview of the cosmetic industry with real world R&D Experience. Interns will have the opportunity to collaborate on projects that will support the team in reaching established goals and objectives directly relating to the success of the business.

Selected candidates can expect:

  • Ownership of high priority projects instrumental to the R&D function and business, working in collaboration with multiple teams and functions within the organization.
  • State of the art research, equipment and skills training
  • Networking opportunities through various planned events and activities to provide exposure to other facets of the company including senior management.
  • Opportunities to share their learnings, ideas & insights directly with today’s leaders of the organization
  • Mentoring by seasoned R&D leaders
  • Partnerships with other departments within the company to gain a greater understanding of R&D’s role in the business


Applicants must be majoring in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Package Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Polymer Science, Engineering and Management or Materials Science.
Qualified candidates must be rising Juniors or rising Seniors at program start.


Job: Research & Development
Primary Location: Americas-US-MN-Blaine
Job Type: Standard
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 2011999

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company’s policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact