Market Research Internship
Columbus, OH 
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Job Description
Market Research Internship


Hexion Inc.

US OH Columbus

Position Overview

Thisinternshipis part ofHexion's team dedicated to developing new product ideas related to its Global Adhesives business unit. As part of this work, the team investigates end use markets for customer requirements and unmet needs.

Hexion's Internship Program is an opportunity for students to bring their passion and educational experience to a global leader in specialty chemicals and an environment driven by our Core Values. These include:

  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Creative Solutions
  • Meeting our Commitments
  • People and Talent
  • Customer Centric
  • Teamwork
Internship opportunities with Hexion are available in multiple disciplines providing students an unparalleled experience within a global corporation focused on building a better world. Hexion is powered by a spirit of innovation providing a unique program encouraging students to actively contribute to Hexion's continuous development. Hexion provides challenging projects that not only provide broad exposure to the intern's particular field of study but encourage further development as an individual and a business professional. We strive to ensure that interns leave our program having gained knowledge and skills that cannot be taught in the classroom.




Commercial & Sales

Company Overview

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction

This exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc.

Job Responsibilities

Our team seeks an intern with the skills and curiosity to assist in Hexion's new product investigations

  • Conduct market research related to new product ideas for Hexion; gather and synthesize relevant information about the product market space
  • Participate in customer discovery (voice-of -the-customer) sessions
  • Assist in the development of the business case (economic justification) for new product ideas
  • Offer insights and perspectives for potential new product ideas
  • Participate in the development of new product launch plans including digital and social media strategies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Junior or rising Senior in undergraduate studies inbusiness, marketing, economics, engineering or finance
  • Strong project management skills; proven ability to prioritize projects and work effectively under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in online social media and web tools

Education Requirements

  • Junior or rising Senior in undergraduate studies inbusiness, marketing, economics, engineering or finance


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test , submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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