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2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium: Consumer Sensory Insights Internship

2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium: Consumer Sensory Insights Internship

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Job & Event Description

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a Consumer Sensory Insights Internship role? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2022 Virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 9-11, 2022, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestle’s wining culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2023 Consumer Sensory Insights Internship!  

What to expect from the 2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in hands-on culinary experiences
  • Interview for our 2023 Consumer Sensory Insights Internship, with a chance to return to school with a job offer in hand

Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Collaborate with and function as a part of the Sensory Team to support and/or lead appropriate testing including the design, planning, set-up, data analysis and reporting phases.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of technical tasting and consumer research
  • Support the documentation and development of protocols for Sensory tools and methods
  • Support the development of new Sensory tools and methods
  • Work on independent research projects per the specific needs of the group

 

Length of Internship and Hours:  6 Months (Starting dates flexible, ideally in either Jan/Feb 2023 or May/June 2023)

Full-time 40 hrs/week with some overtime

REQUIREMENTS:

MS or PhD candidates in Food Science with a Sensory emphasis preferred. BS students with strong sensory evaluation skills will be considered.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Course work and/or internships in Sensory a plus
  • Ability to consider and apply appropriate principles of Sensory Science in practice.
  • Citation and application of statistical analysis principles relevant to Sensory methods employed.
  • Use of statistical software 
  • Writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Proactive cooperation, results focus, courage, initiative
  • Project management skills and ability to communicate regarding sensory research results

 The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse and minority backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Job & Event Description

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a Consumer Sensory Insights Internship role? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2022 Virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 9-11, 2022, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestle’s wining culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2023 Consumer Sensory Insights Internship!  

What to expect from the 2022 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in hands-on culinary experiences
  • Interview for our 2023 Consumer Sensory Insights Internship, with a chance to return to school with a job offer in hand

Primary Responsibilities:

​​​

  • Collaborate with and function as a part of the Sensory Team to support and/or lead appropriate testing including the design, planning, set-up, data analysis and reporting phases.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of technical tasting and consumer research
  • Support the documentation and development of protocols for Sensory tools and methods
  • Support the development of new Sensory tools and methods
  • Work on independent research projects per the specific needs of the group

 

Length of Internship and Hours:  6 Months (Starting dates flexible, ideally in either Jan/Feb 2023 or May/June 2023)

Full-time 40 hrs/week with some overtime

REQUIREMENTS:

MS or PhD candidates in Food Science with a Sensory emphasis preferred. BS students with strong sensory evaluation skills will be considered.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Course work and/or internships in Sensory a plus
  • Ability to consider and apply appropriate principles of Sensory Science in practice.
  • Citation and application of statistical analysis principles relevant to Sensory methods employed.
  • Use of statistical software 
  • Writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Proactive cooperation, results focus, courage, initiative
  • Project management skills and ability to communicate regarding sensory research results

 The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse and minority backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

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Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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