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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:  IT Network Internship

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 25, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 150764 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

At‌ ‌Colgate-Palmolive‌ ‌Company,‌ ‌we‌ ‌offer‌ ‌an‌ ‌exceptional‌ ‌internship‌ ‌program‌ ‌within‌ ‌the‌ ‌Global‌ ‌Information‌ ‌Technology‌ ‌Department.‌ The‌ ‌GIT Global Networks ‌Internship‌ ‌for‌ ‌Colgate-Palmolive‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌six-month‌ ‌paid‌ ‌internship,‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌to‌ ‌extend.‌ ‌ ‌

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As‌ ‌a‌ ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌our‌ ‌Global Networks ‌Team‌,‌ ‌you‌ ‌will be exposed to many different network related architectures and technologies. The ideal candidate will be able to understand and articulate network concepts (TCP/IP, OSI Model, SASE, SDWAN, Overlay Networking, etc) at a basic level as well as have an interest in and working understanding of how to utilize programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, and App Script to help build NetDevOps tools that will assist the team in improving workflows.


Below are some of the main points of focus for the internship:


  1. Learn about Palo Alto Networks's Prisma SDWAN and advanced networking technologies/operations

  2. Collaborate on the deployment of Palo Alto's Prisma Access for Mobile Users

  3. Participate in the planning and deployment of SDWAN devices, as well as further integrations between Prisma SDWAN and Prisma Access

  4. Learn about and discuss cloud platform networking such as GCP/AWS

  5. Attend training sessions, as required, to expand knowledge about the technologies used by the team and provide a report on what was learned

  6. Take the lead on automating network related tasks using programing languages/scripts

  7. Interact with other team and lead discussions about issues or processes

  8. Troubleshoot WAN related issue tickets and drive them to conclusion



  • Must‌ ‌be‌ ‌currently‌ ‌enrolled‌ ‌in‌ ‌bachelor’s‌ ‌or‌ ‌graduate‌ ‌program‌ ‌at‌ ‌a‌ ‌college‌ ‌or‌ ‌university‌ ‌

  • Pursuing‌ ‌a‌ ‌major‌ ‌in:‌ ‌Computer‌ ‌Science,‌ ‌Information‌ ‌Technology,‌ ‌Computer‌ ‌Engineering,‌ ‌Business/IT‌ ‌Systems‌ ‌Management‌ ‌or‌ ‌related‌ ‌fields.‌ ‌

  • A‌ ‌minimum‌ ‌of‌ ‌2.8‌ ‌GPA‌ ‌

  • Authorized‌ ‌to‌ ‌work‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌U.S.‌ ‌without‌ ‌requiring‌ ‌visa‌ ‌sponsorship‌ ‌now‌ ‌or‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌future.‌ ‌

  • Flexible‌ ‌schedule,‌ ‌available‌ ‌a‌ ‌minimum‌ ‌of‌ ‌15-20‌ ‌hours‌ ‌per‌ ‌week‌ ‌

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

  • Familiarity‌ ‌with‌ ‌programming‌ ‌languages‌ ‌and‌ ‌web-related‌ ‌technologies‌ ‌ ‌

  • Familiarity with IT Networking or an interest in learning about IT Networking

  • Must be available to work hybrid at Colgate’s Piscataway, NJ location (every Tuesday & Wednesday, the hours can be flexible)

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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