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United States, Bridgewater, NJ, Adhesive Technologies

Produt Development Intern


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Henkel Adhesives Research Group is seeking a master’s degree or PhD student in the area of polymeric science and organic chemistry to conduct highly independent studies under the guidance of senior scientists to explore a variety of topics in emerging adhesive, coating and sealant areas. 

  • Candidates are expected to follow rigorous lab safety and 5S (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) protocol. Assignment will last about 10 weeks.


Students with experience in one or several of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Polyacrylates 

  • Silicones 

  • Photoinitiators 

  • Organometallic catalysis 

  • Polymer crosslinking by heat, UV or moisture 

  • Polymer decomposition and degradation 

  • Polymer mechanical & rheological properties 

  • Thermally conductive materials 

  • Adhesive, coating and sealant formulations

  • Lab experience on polymeric or organic syntheses and organic chemistry knowledge are important requirements for this position. 

  • Projects will be assigned based on intern’s specific expertise. 

  • Out-of-the-box thinking & creative problem-solving skills are highly desirable.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 190004LL