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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:  Workplace Collaboration Services Internship

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Mar 17, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 151918 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Colgate-Palmolive invites you to apply for the Workplace Collaboration Services Internship for the Global Information Technology (GIT) organization. This internship is a six-month paid program, starting in the summer and continuing into the fall as part-time with opportunity to extend. This candidate will join the GIT Americas Infrastructure team to troubleshoot technology issues for our end users. The Americas Infrastructure team supports all 2nd level incident resolution, PC deployment and setup. This position involves basic hardware/software installations, ability to troubleshoot and correct problems with personal computer software, hardware and peripheral equipment.


Responsibilities include:

  • Support all infrastructure including desktops, laptops, Blackberries, LAN connectivity, network printers, and application support.
  • Grasp technical concepts quickly and apply learning's based on Global GIT standards.
  • Maintain positive and productive relationships with co-workers and customers.
  • Translate & simplify technical information to non-technical users.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues reported by the GIT Service Center.
  • Provide support to employees at all levels including the most senior executive level.
  • Document and share solutions used to resolve problems and concerns associated with personal computer equipment, hardware and software in the ticketing system.
  • Follow through on problem determination, prioritization, resolution and closure of reported issues.
  • Enter and modify inventory information in the asset inventory database to ensure equipment is replaced and returned on schedule.
  • Utilize available resources to reduce time and increase efficiency troubleshooting problems.
  • Research new technology and make recommendations to modify Colgate standards
  • 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.


This position requires the following qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master's degree program with a graduation date of December 2023 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
  • A basic understanding of PCs, networks, and mobile devices
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Past work experience with IT support and troubleshooting is a plus
  • Must be able to be hybrid at our Piscataway, NJ office

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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