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18/10/2017

Sensory Science Student Internship role at Kerry Group

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Description and Responsibilities

At the SCS team, we work across Kerry’s end use markets and technologies pushing the boundaries in the fields of sensory and consumer sciences and making the difference in people's life through healthy and sustainable products that deliver great consuming experience.

Sensory Internship Opportunity:
We have an opportunity for an intern with an interest in sensory and nutrition to study the area of medical nutrition / sensory perception. Successful candidate will work on a project investigating the effect of product characteristics on consumption.

Location: Kerry Global Technology & Innovation Centre, Naas

We offer a structured internship programme with meaningful work experience where our interns are supported through 1-1 Coaching and a Buddy Programme. Interns are given exposure to our Senior Leaders and have opportunities to demonstrate to our leaders how they have contributed to Kerry during their internship. Interns also have an opportunity to learn about our wider business and network with other interns through events organised throughout their placement.

We are committed to the development of our Interns as we aim to convert as many Interns to Graduates on our award winning Graduate Programme. All interns will be given the opportunity to be considered for our Graduate Programme before they complete their placement.


Qualifications

Who are we looking for?

-               Food technology or Nutrition degree student with a good academic record

-               Good interpersonal and communication skills

-               Commercial Awareness

-               Computer literate

-               Attention to detail

-               Good attendance and timekeeping record

-               Ability to work both in a team and on own initiative

-               A second language in addition to English is required.


The successful candidate will be fully supported throughout their placement period, gaining exposure to the area of research and development and valuable experience working in a large international food company.

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