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Beverage Research and Development Intern

Date:  Sep 3, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 23006 

A Career in Beer and Beyond:  

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.   


The Headlines:

As a Beverage Research and Development Intern you will be part of our Early Talent Program. Our Early Talent Program is Molson Coors’ undergraduate summer internship program, where students are exposed to the beverage industry, engaged in real-world problem-solving, and immersed in social and educational opportunities with other interns.  The internship is a full-time summer position from May 8 - August 11 (Canada interns) and May 31 - August 11 (U.S. interns).


Housing assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. Applicants must be an undergraduate student (enrolled in undergraduate courses), during the summer internship, to participate in the Early Talent Program. Interns who successfully complete the Early Talent Program are considered for full-time positions within Molson Coors Beverage Company, upon graduation.


You will work very closely with the R&D Innovation Development Team in identifying optimal citrus flavors for use in NPD applications, learn about current citrus flavors used, and potential optimization in stability, usage, carrier, and cost.  Most of your time will be spent working with current/new recipes and flavor house suppliers. 



  • Support the Development Team in potential renovation and NPD requiring citrus flavor(s)
  • Establish requirements: stability, usage, carrier, and cost
  • Investigating, validating & summarizing citrus flavors in use with associated specifications and applications for North America
  • Work with pilot team to understand process on both systems and share detail out with development team
  • Engage with identified flavor houses to gain insight into citrus flavor capabilities and associated quality parameters.
  • Including process benchmarking & reapplication across processes, potential review/document flavor storage/usage of citrus flavors in North America


The Other Qualifications:

  • You are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Flavor Chemist, Fermentation Scientist, Sensory Scientist
  • Demonstrated self-motivated, personal leadership
  • Interpersonal collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with data and information
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate technical data to support recommendations
  • Basic problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with structured problem tools useful but not mandatory


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:

  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee