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12-Month Product Development Internship, Global Marketing – Maybelline - New York

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1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

New York

AI generated summary

  • You should be a recent graduate with cosmetic marketing experience, legally able to work in the US, proficient in Microsoft Office, and possess excellent communication skills.
  • You will conduct social listening, research competitors, propose product ideas, assist in development, conduct tests, coordinate samples, provide admin support, and assist with trade shows.

Off-cycle Internship

Marketing, ProductNew York


  • For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity. 
  • At L'Oréal Consumers Products, our mission is to democratize the best of beauty, and for us, beauty has to be sustainable. Our division holds the world’s #1 beauty brand with L’Oréal Paris, the #1 makeup brand with Maybelline New York, the #1 natural brand with Garnier, as well as NYX Professional Makeup. 

The 12-Month Junior Product Development Intern is assisting Product Development (PD) Managers in formula and shade development within our Global Marketing teams. Those selected for this position will be:

  • Resilient: able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-moving environment
  • Passionate about by trends, new products, and advertising
  • Ability to self-manage projects and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience in the industry is a plus, but NOT necessary.


  • Recent graduate (within 12 months) of a BA degree or MA degree
  • The ideal candidate should have previous cosmetic/beauty marketing experiences (not mandatory) within a group or an Agency
  • Legally authorized to work in the US on a fulltime, permanent, and ongoing basis without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, analytical and communication skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Social Listening and Competitive Research:
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest products, trends, and insights across platforms (social media, blog, print/digital magazines)
  • Continuously compile information about competitive new launches, advertising, and formulas.
  • Present competitive findings to team and/or brand managers.
  • Product Ideation and Development:
  • Propose formula, shade and package need gaps based on analysis of competitive landscape and trends that align with the brand identity.
  • Assist Manager on new product formulations, including liaising with lab on formula and shade submissions.
  • Engage Vendors on product samples, tracking of submissions and initial product evaluation.
  • Execute (arm) swatches on new product launches including light, medium and deep skin tones.
  • Work with PD managers to execute floor tests, community tests, etc., including working with labs on test samples, generating questionnaire, distributing of samples, time tracking and summarizing test findings.
  • Support PD Manager onsite at R&I: shade matching, engagement with Advanced Engineering Packaging.
  • Lead and track product samples for US Sales meetings, Dossier, Ecomm.
  • Assist in summarizing trade show key findings, photos, trends, etc.
  • Administrative support:
  • Lead and manage vendor packages including opening vendor packages/boxes, sorting and tracking samples, logging information into excel tracking sheet and distributing packages to appropriate PD team members.
  • Assist Manager in vendor communication of sample requests.
  • Manage product closet including product resourcing and updating bins with new launches.
  • Assist PD Managers on taking minutes during monthly R&I meetings.
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects specific to business/division needs


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York


  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!) 
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance) 
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)