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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 and territories under such internationally recognized 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 and Hill's Prescription Diet.

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 programs 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:  Application & Software Development Internship

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 9, 2023
Temporarily Remote

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151482 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

At Colgate-Palmolive, we offer an exceptional Internship Program within the Global Information Technology Department. This internship is a six-month paid program, starting in the summer and continuing into the fall as part-time with opportunity to extend. Our program provides Interns with the opportunity to work with a global and diverse workforce as well as apply their conceptual knowledge of business and technical skills within a global consumer products company. Throughout our program, Interns will gain exposure to the latest business practices and cutting edge technologies. Additionally, Interns will function as integral team members throughout the development life cycle by working with business and technical analysts to evaluate issues, develop solutions, implement processes, and support existing applications.


Each Intern is assigned to a unique team and project upon hire working in areas including Mobile Development, Full-Stack Development,, Front End Development, and more. This assignment will be based on what projects are available and the intern’s interests and skillset. Essentially, the program is a structured education strategy integrating the students’ academic knowledge and career goals with learning through productive work experiences in a sphere related specifically to Global Information Technology. Our Internship program provides students with valuable work experience as well as providing Colgate-Palmolive with a source of highly talented candidates. 


Who are you?

  • You are a collaborator- In this role, Interns get opportunities to network with multiple cross-functional teams. These relationships thrive on mutual trust and integrity to achieve deliverables and execute against the strategy and goals.

  • You are an innovator- You look for opportunities to improve and seek creative solutions and you’re able to adapt and adjust the strategy and direction of your work if necessary.

  • You are curious- You’re curious about what works and what does not and are willing to take the initiative to find out. 



  • Must currently be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program at a college or university with a graduation date of or later than December 2023

  • Majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Business/ IT Systems Management, or a related field

  • A minimum GPA of 2.8

  • Documentation of authorization to work in the United States, not requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future

  • Technical knowledge and skills, completed course work, projects, or relevant work related experience

  • Familiarity with programming languages and web-related technologies 

  • Previous work experience in software development is a plus 

  • This position is offered as fully remote or hybrid

    • Fully remote with preference located in EST or CST

    • Hybrid at our Piscataway, NJ office location (specific times/days are flexible)

  • This position requires a 6-month commitment (June-Dec)

    • Must be available to work full-time during the summer and part-time (minimum 15-20 hours/week) during the academic year 

Salary Range $21.50 - $31.00 USD 

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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 program 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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