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R&D Innovation Beverage Intern (Early Talent Program)

Date:  Feb 20, 2021

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 14442 

The Beverage Development Intern works very closely with the R&D Innovation Development Team in identifying optimal citrus flavors for use in NPD applications.    He/She would contribute to the development team with learning about current citrus flavors used and potential optimization in stability, usage, carrier, and cost.  A majority of the individual’s time will be spent working with current/new recipes and flavor house suppliers. 


Work Schedule

Standard working day (i.e. 8am to 5pm) from Monday to Friday; however, will accommodate schedule to coincide with classes.  



    • 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


        Qualifications / Skills: 

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or have U.S. permanent work authorization; must be 21 years of age or older.  Majors Considered: Food Science, Flavor Chemist, Fermentation Scientist, Sensory Scientist.  3.0 GPA or above is required.  This internship experience will be located in Milwaukee, WI.


Leadership / Communication

  • Demonstrated self-motivated, personal leadership
  • Interpersonal collaboration skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to present to small groups

Analytical / Problem Solving

  • 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

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