Product Development Intern, Fall 2017

About Birchbox

Founded in 2010, Birchbox is a leading beauty and grooming retailer, offering an efficient, personalized way to discover and shop for new products. We redefined the e-commerce experience by pairing a monthly subscription of samples with a curated online shop featuring more than 800 best-in-class brands. Every month, subscribers receive five prestige samples tailored to their unique profile along with inspiring editorial content that creates a seamless path to purchase full-size versions of their favorites on In 2012, we launched Birchbox Man and expanded internationally, and in 2014, we opened our first brick-and-mortar store in Soho. Today we have more than one million subscribers and operate in five countries, including France, Spain, UK, and Belgium. Birchbox is headquartered in New York City. 

As the Product Development Intern, you will work closely with the Product Development Manager on the sourcing and production of accessories and packaging. You will provide support for a variety of different tasks, from sample organization and product testing to supplier relations and competitive research.
The Product Development Intern at Birchbox will 
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating packaging submissions
  • Assist Associates in managing samples/products between warehouse/cross teams
  • Conduct competitive market analysis
  • Support supplier relations of packaging & accessories
  • Help implement formula standards and requirements with vendors
  • Gather documentation for international product registration
  • Enter new opportunities into Salesforce
A successful Product Development Intern candidate at Birchbox should be/have:
  • A college student who can receive credit
  • A self-starter who can take direction but work independently
  • An interest in the beauty industry, specifically production & sourcing
  • An approachable & positive attitude
  • A genuine interest and understanding of the Birchbox value proposition and the company culture
  • Previous internship experience in an office environment preferred, but not required

** Please note this internship is for credit only.  Candidates must be able to dedicate a maximum of 20 hours per week throughout the fall. **

Meet Some of Birchbox's Employees

David M.

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