Stagiaire R&I Domaine d’Application Review

by L'Oreal

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I would research new raw materials and other relevant information in scientific literature. I would also try out new formulations and characterise them using various instrumental protocols


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learnt how to operate a lot of new instruments and fine tuned my formulation skills

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was solely responsible for my exploration path

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of guidance at the beginning and then met with the rest of the team every week. Additionally I had a weekly meeting with my supervisor.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The atmosphere was very nice and laid back. The campus had a a nice outdoor area, as well as games for the lunch break. There was also a lot of opportunities to take part into activities.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I loved this internship, which really confirmed that this is the kind of job I want to be doing in the future. It also helped my develop and exercise my formulation and characterisation skills

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at L'Oreal
  • 3/5

  • 7. Would you recommend L'Oreal to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to L'Oreal
  • Accentuate your differentiation point: L’Oréal is a big company that receives a lot of applications. Additionally, for this kind of position, show a strong physical chemistry background

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Internship (1 Month+)

Chemical Engineering, Chemistry


October 2023

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