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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 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, 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 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:  Infrastructure Development Intern

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 12, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 93983 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Colgate-Palmolive invites applications for the position of Infrastructure Development Intern for the Global Information Technology (GIT) organization. This position involves working with Global Information Technology to research and manage new development in the infrastructure area. This candidate will be responsible for project planning and reporting to the Infrastructure Development Management as well as overseeing development and maintenance of relevant systems and related hardware. 


This candidate is also responsible for promoting the effective utilization of our systems and technology in the workplace by partnering with key customers to identify opportunities and provide appropriate training and support. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the GIT team to resolve business issues and gather requirements and to ensure that business critical GIT issues are resolved in the appropriate manner and on a timely basis. 

  • Manage global coordination and planning for approved projects.

  • Coordinate and manage system performance and reliability issues with the correct, relevant people.

  • Collaborate with GIT team members in Global Development, ESC and other ISM teams

  • Grasp technical concepts and apply learning’s based on global standards.

  • Ability to have cross technical skills within a system

  • Participate in projects, researching new technologies relevant to our business operations and make recommendations to enhance and develop our standards and infrastructure.

  • Keep all relevant stakeholders (business and GIT) fully informed on plans, progress, issues and risks.

  • Perform system administration activities and ensure compliance with maintenance policies and security requirements. 

  • Utilize technical expertise to troubleshoot hardware and software issues escalated by other members of the team.

  • Identify issues and create documentation to inform others to achieve resolution for future occurrences 

  • Manage relationships with external vendors where appropriate.

  • Develop an excellent understanding of our business operations and collaborate with the business to identify opportunities to better utilize our systems in the workplace. Focus on increasing operational effectiveness.

  • Manage documentation, project planning, and transition of activities to support organizations

  • Utilize new technology and skills to achieve faster and better results for our end users.

  • Maintain and expand current technical expertise including new industry trends, Colgate strategic partnerships, and self-study.

  • Ensure standards, policies and project methodologies are followed and provide input to change policies as needed



This position requires the following qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program with a graduation date of May 2021 or later
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, not requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future
  • Strong technical knowledge in the following technologies:

    • LAN/WAN including Wireless and Printing

    • Windows Server 200X

    • SCCM

    • Symantec Antivirus

    • End user devices (PC’s, Smart Phones, Tablets)

    • Windows 7

    • Office 2010

    • OSD deployment

    • VOIP

  • Strong oral & written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms 

  • Strong analytical, problem solving & conceptual skills 

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment

  • Available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week

  • Basic Knowledge in Windows, Windows Servers, networking. knowledge in .Net, Visual C ++ or other programming languages a plus



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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