About Our Internship Program:
Here at Amway, our interns develop through real world experience and are assigned meaningful projects that challenge and allow for personal growth. All Interns receive project support and on-going performance feedback from a person advisor and hiring manager.
Amway hosts over 80+ interns each summer and offers programming events designed to assist navigating Amway culture, making the most of a summer internship, and building a successful career. The program provides exposure to a breadth of career fields and offers unique opportunities to learn business acumen, work cross-functionally and showcase their skillsets directly to hiring managers and executives.
This job posting is for our summer 2021 Internship Program (May - August); qualified candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and one semester or more left of school to complete at the beginning of their internship. Candidates who have graduated are not eligible to intern.
Please note, these positions are not eligible for Sponsorship.
Internship Job Title: Packaging Engineer & Scientist Intern
What is special about this team? Nutrilite, part of the Amway family of companies, is the world's leading global brand in health and wellness products offers a rich history of bringing the best of science an the best of nature in every product.
The packaging engineering function is paramount in the product development process carried out by a multi-disciplinary team. The team's objective is to inspire our Millennials and Kids product category, creating new products that engage our Amway Business Owners (ABO's) and attract global consumers.
How would an intern contribute to the team's success? Working with the Millennial and Kids Platform technical team, she / he will work under the mentorship of the Packaging Engineer providing assistance to develop packaging with an open innovation mindset and thinking creatively to contribute packaging options as well as putting in practice his / her academic training. The Packaging Engineer / Scientist intern will also contribute in the packaging testing and transferring to manufacturing as well as packaging component development.
She / he will gain hands-on experience in the packaging development as well as working in a multidisciplinary team providing exposure to a variety of departments and interact with various levels of the organization. He / She will understand the packaging function in the product development from the bench-top and at the various steps of the scaling-up processes. They will also gain proficiency with the various systems (Clarity, PLM, STARLIMS) used in the product development process.
An example of a typical project is: Development of packaging for a variety of product formats (snacks, bevrages, etc.) for kids
What skills and background will be important to be successful in this internship?
Understanding of packaging engineering / science
Desired Degree: Packaging Engineering / Science (Third Year Completed). Graduate students in areas of Packaging Engineering / Science are welcome as well.
Location of Internship: Buena Park, CA