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Packaging Discovery Undergraduate Internship - Fixed Term 12 Months

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10d ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £24K

AI generated summary

  • You must be studying Material Sciences, Packaging Technology, or Product Design. You need to generate ideas and create prototypes for evaluation.
  • You will manage projects, scout new concepts, conduct research, prototype ideas, design experiments, analyze data, and report on key findings for a 12-month packaging discovery internship.

Placement Program

Business, Operations & Strategy•Southampton


  • We have an exciting opportunity for students who are currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in material science, packaging technology or product design (or a related subject), to join our Research and Development function, based in Southampton, on a 12-month undergraduate placement.
  • This placement is with the Discovery team, we are responsible for delivering the novel packaging technologies, structures, and materials to support the pipeline of new packaging developments across all our business categories. We ideate novel concepts, develop new propositions, and adapt currently available technologies to deliver validated prototypes that will progress with agility through the product development process. Our goal is to have a robust pipeline of projects delivering against the current and future needs of our consumers, meeting and exceeding sustainability goals and increasing business productivity.


  • Working towards an undergraduate degree in Material Sciences, Packaging Technology, or Product Design (or a related subject);
  • The ability to ideate and scout new concepts;
  • The ability to develop concepts into prototypes and validate function through chemical, physical and consumer evaluation.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Managing projects / key activities (timelines and deliverables) for both internal and external partners (depending on background and preference);
  • Scouting and ideating new concepts with the team and our partners;
  • Conducting literature research;
  • Prototyping new concepts with internal and external partners;
  • Defining validation approaches;
  • Designing evaluation experiments to assess the functionality of concepts;
  • Conducting/commissioning experiments;
  • Interpreting data (collating, analysing and statistically evaluating data);
  • Preparing for technical reviews;
  • Writing reports on key findings, outcomes, and recommendations.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





24000 GBP


  • Subsidised on-site gym membership
  • Subsidised lunches
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free on-site parking
  • Participation in the Discretionary Company Bonus Scheme
  • Participation in the Company Share Reward Scheme
  • Participation in the Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Cover
  • Eligibility for Company Flexible Benefits Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Dedicated mentor