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A part of Colgate-Palmolive since 1976, Hill's Pet Nutrition offers the highest-quality pet nutrition available through product lines Prescription Diet® and Science Diet®. Veterinarians worldwide recommend and feed their own pets Hill's products more than any other brand of pet food.

Available in approximately 80 countries around the world, our extensive line of products includes more than 60 Prescription Diet brand pet foods and more than 50 Science Diet brand pet foods.

We believe all animals should be loved and cared for during their lifetimes. That is why we are proud our pet foods can make a difference in your pet's life.

A career at Hill’s Pet Nutrition or 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:  2024 Summer Intern -Regulatory Affairs

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 25, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 155116 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you’re interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply to our Regulatory Affairs Intern position.


Our internships are unique in that you will work on a substantial project with one-on-one guidance from one of our many experts in the Animal Health Regulatory field.  You will have the opportunity to network with other students in our program  as well as get exposure to senior leaders in our company and our parent company, Colgate-Palmolive. And you’ll get paid while you learn! In your downtime, learn how to network and ask our leaders about their experiences to gain greater perspective and learn how you can fit into our family.



  • Must be current student, in good academic standing, post-second year or higher, and seeking a degree in Grain or Feed Science, Animal or Veterinary Science, Animal Nutrition, Biology, or Business Analytics/  Information Systems

  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA

  • Ability to work in the United States on a permanent and unlimited basis 

  • Experience with data collection/analysis is desirable.

  • Interest in exploring a career in Regulatory Affairs and/or animal/human nutrition is a plus. 


Regulatory Affairs at Hill’s is committed to providing global brand equity, continuous improvement and compliance with best in class Regulatory insight, while maximizing opportunity throughout the product lifecycle. Regulatory uses a wide variety of global and local resources and information to comply with applicable regulations and to help ensure pet health. Whether it is raw materials/ingredients, processing, product claims, packaging development, product export, or anything in between, Regulatory Affairs provides a plethora of opportunities for internship projects.


Potential projects include:  

  • Explore the use of new digital transformation tools to drive Regulatory knowledge and compliance

  • Explore the Regulatory impact of potential future animal health innovations and/or modernization of pet food labels.

  • Working with local and regional partners to document Regulatory product registration submission requirements  

  • Working with local and regional partners to document Regulatory ingredient review requirements  


This is a paid internship that provides a very competitive hourly pay rate plus a generous housing/relocation assistance stipend for onsite internship.

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 Hill's Pet Nutrition? 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.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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