2023 Summer Internship, Haleon GSK Consumer Healthcare
Warren, NJ 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Site Name: USA - New Jersey - Warren
Posted Date: Jun 6 2022

On July 18th GSK Consumer Healthcare separates from its pharmaceutical parent and officially becomes Haleon - one of the largest standalone, CPG healthcare companies in the world. We're doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year - over a billion and a half of them - and it goes beyond products. It's about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve

Our business combines trusted science and human understanding to create innovative everyday healthcare brands that consumers trust, and experts recommend across oral health, pain relief, cold, flu and allergy, digestive health and vitamins, minerals, and supplements.

Our world class portfolio includes the leading smoking cessation products, Nicorette and NicoDermCQ as well as many medicine cabinet staples - Abreva, Advil, Aquafresh, ChapStick, Emergen-C, Flonase, Sensodyne, and TUMS.

Our purpose, to deliver better everyday health with humanity, guides our strategy that is to meet the everyday health needs of people in new and better ways, to develop innovations that are meaningful and impactful, and to make everyday health more achievable, inclusive, and sustainable.

Our company offers summer internships in different areas of the business such as Brand Marketing, Innovation, Strategy, Sales, IT and Research & Development and more.

As member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with brands (or teams that support our brands) that empower people to look after their health, to live life more comfortably and more fully. That means finding new ways to connect with a broader range of consumers with new technology, new products and services and an increased focus in relevancy, ultimately satisfying a broader range of consumer needs.

Our internship is open to exceptional BA or MBA students from a variety of backgrounds, who possess a passion for healthcare and developing inclusive brand marketing strategies for all consumers.

At Haleon, we believe in letting people make decisions and figure things out. At the same time, we give them the tools and support to thrive and feel comfortable stepping into their own power. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.

Why join us?

Right now, we're on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We're doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year - over a billion and a half of them - and it goes beyond products. It's about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve.

With our category leading brands built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge, and expertise, we're uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business.

This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It's an opportunity to be part of something special.

What the Summer Internship program can offer you:

  • A 12-week intensive program within a premier CPG organization, where interns collaborate with brand and cross-functional teams, build valuable industry connections, and learn new skills across disciplines such as analytics, digital/social, brand strategy, and communication development.
  • Work alongside experienced colleagues to tackle current critical business challenges designed to share a perspective on the healthcare sector, the consumer healthcare business as well as our company's strategic positioning.
  • Build strong relationships and network with our senior executives who are dedicated to further your understanding of our functional and enterprise-wide goals.
  • A project that is handpicked for each intern with the aim to produce real tangible business results and considering their background and personal career goals, ensuring evolution of the intern's strategic insight, application of new skills, and demonstration of leadership capabilities.

Our Warren, NJ site is minutes from Manhattan, Jersey City and Hoboken (with a shuttle bus running a few times a day to help with your commute) - all burgeoning areas of young professionals looking to network during the summer months. Furthermore, a passionate group of brand marketers coordinate and lead summer internship social and networking events giving you exposure to what it's like to live in this lively area.

Basic Qualification

  • You will be on your journey towards obtaining your BA or MBA in 2024 and must be able to work on a full-time basis for 12 weeks from May/June 2023 through to August/September 2023.
  • You will have demonstrated excellent communication skills and a flexible mind set to forge your career in a global matrix organization.
  • You are courageous to achieve results and excited by change.
  • You love what you do and want to work in an innovative, inspiring, high performing environment which also improve people's lives.
  • You enjoy being accountable and you are ready to fast track your progression and take the personal accountability for delivering our commitments.
  • Our purpose resonates with you, and you want to work in an organization that performs with integrity, transparency, treats people with respect and always has our consumers first in mind.
  • A key focus will be to further enrich your impact through leadership, innovation, and decision-making capabilities. You will be tenacious, accountable and an innovative thinker to shape change within our fast paced and adaptable business.
  • You will be authorized to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship in the future. Work authorization documentation will be required during the application process.

* GSK's Consumer Healthcare business (Haleon) is on track to become an independent company through a proposed demerger from GSK in mid-2022. As a new standalone company, Haleon starts off with a strong record of performance in the North America - with sales of $5billion, we are the largest consumer health company in the region. As NA region, we represent 37% of our business revenue, with 90% of the total NA sales here in the US - the largest market for the company.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In Haleon (GSK Consumer Healthcare) we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.

We're striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.

The difference we make to everyday health is down to our talented people. That's why we invest in building capability and create a culture where people feel highly engaged; an environment of respect and inclusion where diversity is embraced and where every individual feels safe to be their authentic self.

For that reason, we've made several global commitments regarding inclusion and diversity within GSK:

  • Globally, at least 45% female representation in senior roles by the end of 2025
  • US, at least 30% ethnically diverse leaders in VP+ roles by the end of 2025
  • Be recognized in global LGBT+ indices
  • Deliver against the objectives of The Valuable 500, a group of member companies and leaders committed to putting disability inclusion on their business leadership agenda

GSK's inclusion and diversity efforts have been recognized through a number of external awards and accolades:

  • Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion, 2020
  • Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, 2019 and 2020
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index, 2021 - GSK has earned aperfect 100% score for 15 years!
  • Working Mother Media - 100 Best Companies, 2020
  • Forbes Best Employers for Diversity, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Forbes Best Employer for Women, 2020
  • Forbes America's Best Employer, 2021

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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