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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programmes that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Global Legal Organization Summer Intern

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  05-Jan-2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 95640 - New York, New York, United States

Colgate-Palmolive Global Legal Organization Summer Intern

Are you interested in exploring what it means to be an in-house lawyer at a global company with products in more homes than any other brand in the world? Join our 10-week Summer Internship program for the chance to:

  • Do strategic project work while immersed in the day-to-day business
  • Work for Colgate, a company that strives for its people to reflect the diversity of its consumers
  • Work for a caring company that gives back to our people, community and the planet
  • Learn through hands-on experience, interact with leadership and receive mentorship


And it’s not all work! You’ll also enjoy lively networking and fun NYC social events!


Our Summer Internship starts on June 8th and goes to August 14th and it is based in New York City.


The program is unique in that you will work on meaningful projects in areas such as Marketing, Trademarks, Commercial, Legal Operations and Data Privacy, among others, with one-on-one mentorship from one of our many specialty lawyers. You will gain knowledge of and collaborate with the Global Legal Organization and other business professionals throughout the internship. In addition, you will get exposure to senior leaders in our company through informal meetings and corporate events.


Colgate believes in the potential of its people and invests in their development.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet.  

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education programme, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love programme please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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