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Nutrition Science Intern in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Want to make a difference in the world? Yep – At The Nature’s Bounty Co., we’re just that ambitious. We’re striving to help people, families and communities across the globe be healthy, happy and productive. With a portfolio of brands you may recognize from your own medicine cabinet (Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein® and Sundown® to name a few), we’re a leading global health and wellness company, providing high quality products, backed by science and inspired by nature, that help the people we serve to live more fulfilling lives.

Just how do we make this happen? It starts with our colleagues. From our interns to our CEO Paul Sturman, we’re a company made of up of people whose contributions are recognized and valued. Through respect, transparency and accountability and FUN, we take on new challenges to grow.

Sound like the place for you yet? At The Nature’s Bounty Co., you’ll experience way more than making coffee or filing paperwork. Our interns help us get the job done and get PAID! Participants of our 8th annual Summer Internship Program will work alongside industry professionals to gain hands-on knowledge within their given field of study and be able to take advantage of our structured program that includes a group project, networking events and lunch-n-learn seminars with our leadership team. Upon completion of the program, you will have tangible and qualitative experience to add to your resume.

Want more of our own resume? The Nature’s Bounty Co. Internship Program is ranked as one of the best in the country and we have been nominated as a Top 100 Intern Program for two consecutive years. #internshipgoals

Job Description

The Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Department of The Nature’s Bounty Co. is seeking a highly motivated, open-minded senior college student majoring in Nutrition Science, Natural Medicine, Life Sciences related to Human Biology/Physiology(graduate student is preferred but not required) to join our team in the summer internship program.

The internship is a great opportunity for the student to learn how a nutrition scientist works in the food/dietary supplement industry. The experience at The Nature’s Bounty Co. will help the student to translate nutrition knowledge/research skills learned in school to products/services that are meaningful for consumers and the business. The real-world experience will also be beneficial for the student to find the appropriate career path after graduation. 

  • Help perform literature searches using scientific databases for active ingredients within The Nature’s Bounty Co. portfolio

  • Help perform new dietary supplement ingredient review for innovation

  • Analyze clinical trials for safety and efficacy and provide feedback to the Nutrition & Scientific Affairs Subject Matter Expert

  • Learn how to analyze structure-function claims and determine if they are supported by scientific literature

  • Develop ideas for new claims and products to gain experience in product formulation and development

  • Work with Nutrition & Scientific Affairs Subject Matter Experts to review labels and product ideations

  • Attend meetings with vendors/suppliers and other departments to gain experience in business interactions


Undergraduate student with a Nutrition Science or related major

3.5 or greater Cumulative GPA

Rising junior or senior

Additional Information

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.