Função: Pesquisa

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: Zone

País/Região: Singapore

R&I Scientific Foresight Intern

Who are we?

We wake up every morning with excitement, knowing that we empower billions of people to be their own canvas for self-expression. When they feel good, we feel good. It's contagious! When we create a product or experience that makes our hearts beat faster, we know we're onto something. Something that will win the hearts and minds of another billion. 

That’s why we surround ourselves with other 82 000 L'Oréal driven thinkers and do-ers to spark innovation and build a true leading brand powerhouse offering Beauty for All across 36 international brands and 140 countries.

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

Are you ready? APPLY NOW!

We want you to embrace our entrepreneurial spirit, and bring in new ideas. If you are ready to take on this internship experience at L'Oréal, please follow these steps:

  • Submit your CV and a 2-minute self-introduction video about yourself
    (i) Tell us more about you
    (ii) What interests you about this role and why we should choose you!
  • Expect to complete an online assessment test
  • Shortlisted candidates will then receive an invitation for a phone interview
  • If it matches, you will be invited for a panel interview 
  • Interested candidates must be physically present for the interview

Recruitment process:

March - April : Selection and Interviews

End-April : Offer extensions

July 2018: Program Commences

Attention: The closing date for applications is on March 21st, 2018. You are reminded to avoid last minute application because the online system would likely be overloaded with large volume of applications on the closing date.