MBA Marketing Summer Internship

About Unilever United States, Inc.

Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Refreshments, Home and Personal Care products with sales in more than 190 countries. In the United States, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Consort For Men, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Fruttare, Good Humor, Hellmann’s, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, Just for Me!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Motions, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond’s, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives, Suave, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe, TRESemmé and Vaseline.  All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.

Unilever employs approximately 8,000 people in the United States – generating approximately $8.5 billion in sales in 2014.

The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) aims to double the size of Unilever’s business, while reducing its overall environmental footprint and increasing positive social impact. The USLP is a strategic response to the challenges businesses face operating in an uncertain and volatile world. See more on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan at

Unilever ranked number one in its sector on the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

The entire Unilever global factory network, as well as its U.S. non-manufacturing facilities, have achieved zero non-hazardous waste to landfill status.

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To introduce students to Unilever through a challenging and rewarding summer internship, this offers a first-hand glimpse of the Associate Brand Manager role, while learning marketing and operations practices working with some of the world’s leading brands. The internship will combine formal training with practical hands-on experience working alongside other members of a brand team and the opportunity to contribute to business goals.  The aim is to use this experience as a pathway to future employment.

Through their individual assignments and training courses, all students will gain exposure to the following areas:

  • Brand Communication
  • Consumer and Shopper Insight
  • Marketing Operations
  • Customer and Channel Planning
  • Digital and Social Marketing
  • Brand Communication and Activation
  • Shopper Marketing

Specific brand assignments will vary, but past interns have had the opportunity to support product launches, lead a focus group, provide recommendations to senior leaders and participate on cross-functional teams. The ABM intern will be fully integrated into the business team, and the assignment will allow a realistic view of the full-time Brand Management role.


  • Plan and execute a marketing project for one of Unilever’s brands with tangible impact in the marketplace
  • Participate in the development of new ideas, re-stages, product development, line extensions and advertising
  • Participate in the development and evaluation of creative executions, including packaging and promotion
  • Prepare analysis of business, consumer and competitive needs
  • Participate in the analysis of market research results
  • Understand the financial operations of a brand (P&L, advertising spend, etc.)


Candidates for the role of associate brand manager intern will have completed their first year of an MBA program, ideally in Marketing. He/she will possess strong leadership competencies; analytical ability and strategic thinking skills; strong communication skills; the ability to understand complex business issues and to manage effectively in a fast moving, dynamic environment; the ability to be creative, demonstrating consumer empathy, a self-starter who likes to make decisions and has a passion for Marketing. Prior experience in Consumer Packaged Goods, marketing, or an agency environment is a strong plus.

LOCATIONS:  Englewood Cliffs, NJ


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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