R&D Regulatory Affairs Intern

Job Description

Auto req ID: 200969BR

Job Description

This role can be located at either our Purchase, NY or Valhalla, NY location. Location preferences will be discussed in the interview process.

We are PepsiCo:

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries and territories with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, LIFEWTR to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to be the global leader in convenient foods and beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

Our employees drive our culture. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, what makes you unique, makes us better!

Internship Description:

A summer intern with the R&D Regulatory Affairs team
, you will participate in our 12 week program providing the framework surrounding Compliance. Within that pillar, you will work in the Regulatory Affairs team, and will learn how interpret and apply US FDA and USDA ingredient, product and labeling regulations to assure compliance of our portfolio and the ultimate accuracy of finished product ingredient statements, nutrition facts, allergen declarations and claims.

Qualifications/Requirements

What We’re Looking For:

  • Currently pursuing a Nutrition Science, Food Science, or related Science degree, with an emphasis or prior internship in Regulatory preferred. Or a completed B.S. in the above disciplines and currently pursuing Political Science, Public Policy, Law, Nutrition Science, Food Science, related Science, or Regulatory Affairs graduate degree
  • Must graduate with final Bachelor’s and/or Master’s and/or Doctorate degree within one (1) year of internship completion
  • Past work experience in CPG Regulatory Affairs field preferred
  • Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks, and to work independently and co-operatively with other individuals
  • Detail oriented and critical thinker
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and influencing skills. Fluent in English, proficiency in foreign languages preferred
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing circumstances
  • Willingness to travel and to take on an international assignment 2-3 years after graduation
  • Actual working location will be determined at point of offer: Barrington, Plano, Valhalla

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree: Candidates should be completing their junior year of studies
  • Masters/PhD degree: Candidates should be completing at least their first year of studies
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement


Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement