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R&D Data Science Intern Summer 2023


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is seeking a full-time R&D Intern Summer 2023 at the Technical Innovation Center located at 204 Wight Avenue.  This is a 10-week internship (June 2023 - August 2023) which requires 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.


Launch your career with a Global Leader in Flavor 


At McCormick, you'll join us in “Saving the World From Boring Food” and fulfill your desire to be a part of something bigger than yourself.  Employees throughout our global corporation are united by two things - a passion for flavor and driving results. People are drawn to McCormick because of a culture that challenges them to reach their full potential.  


Our 10-week Summer Internship Program in Hunt Valley, MD allows college students to get a glimpse into what it's like to be a part of the McCormick family - rich in flavor, culture, and employee empowerment. 


During your time as an Intern you will sharpen your leadership skills, work on real-world challenges, and collaborate with the best leaders in the industry.  You will also have the opportunity to network with executives, participate in social events with other interns, and give back to the community. We are looking for the next generation of problem solvers to drive change within McCormick.  Are you up for the challenge?


PLEASE NOTE : Candidates who require visa sponsorship for employment now or in the future will not be considered for this position.


Position Overview

This internship will start in June 2023 through August 2023. The candidate will assist with and own projects relevant to research and design (R&D). Projects will consist of data acquisition, manipulation/cleaning, and analysis. Additionally, candidate will be expected to collaborate with other R&D labs and retain business acumen. Normal hours of work will be between 8:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday (40-hr work week). This is a paid internship having a scaled hourly rate, dependent on experience. 


Key Responsibilities

  •       Develop a plan for data acquisition, cleaning, transforming, and performing analysis in accordance with your given project
  •       Prepare and present your project findings at the end of your internship
  •        Work directly with colleagues in different divisions to gain insight and collaborate on your given project
  •       Becoming familiar with McCormick R&D functions, specifically regarding our data and analytics initiatives
  •        Performing ad hoc tasks that will support data and analytics in R&D


Required Qualifications:

  • Enrollment as an undergraduate college Sophomore, Junior, Senior or graduate student in a relevant program for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Enrollment as a Food Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Nutrition Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other central Science majors for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Coding experience (Python or R preferred)

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore