What will you achieve?

You will get hands-on experience of the inner workings of a successful, market-leading beauty company, as you collaborate and learn from some of the most passionate, intelligent and creative people around! Many of our leaders are L'Oreal babies who started with the Group as an Intern and progressed through the Management Trainee program.

Internship period: 1 July 2018 - 13 January 2019 (6 Months)

What are we looking for?

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Does technology give you a sense of adrenaline? 

We are looking to hire a Scientific Foresight Intern for our Research & Innovation team (R&I) based in Singapore's international research and development centre for biomedical sciences, Biopolis, to navigate and scout the universe of technology developers for the most promising solutions that meet industry needs. 

In a nutshell, key responsibilities of this role:

  • Do market research on start-ups, innovations, and venture capital investments in the APAC region (strong focus on China, so fluency in Mandarin is a PLUS)
  • Identify opportunities and connect with potential innovation partners or start-ups.
  • Evaluate technological start-ups across a range of key metrics to uncover the highest potential partners based on quality of fit to L'Oreal. 
  • Open innovation initiatives and activities.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Background and interest in technology-related fields such as Engineering, Life Sciences, Chemistry & Biomedical Sciences.
  • Passion for spotting new opportunities in the commercial world.
  • Keen interest in biomedical technology in daily life.
  • Fluency in Mandarin (absolutely necessary to read and communicate in Mandarin).
  • Results-oriented, able to take initiative and has strong follow-up skills.
  • Outgoing personality, high energy, strong communication skills.
  • Independent worker and able to deliver within tight timelines.