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The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Presidential Associate Summer 2024 Internship Program (All Tracks) in New York, New York

Senior Presidential Associate Summer 2024 Internship Program (All Tracks)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies



The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers, marketers, and sellers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products, and is a steward of outstanding luxury and prestige brands globally. The company’s products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories under brand names including: Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Lab Series, Origins, M·A·C, La Mer, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Darphin Paris, TOM FORD, Smashbox, AERIN Beauty, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, KILIAN PARIS, Too Faced, Dr.Jart , and the DECIEM family of brands, including The Ordinary and NIOD.

The Senior Presidential Associate (SrPA) Internship Program is part of the CEO Global Presidential Program. The full-time SrPA program is an intensive, two-year rotational program specially designed for graduate students who have between one and four years of full-time professional work experience between undergraduate and graduate studies. This leadership development program integrates customized professional rotations, continuous leadership development, coaching, mentoring, hands-on practical experience, group networking opportunities, and strategic thinking initiatives to optimize talent and build business acumen and capability. It capitalizes on the participants creativity, learning agility and innovation to create bespoke, high-touch experiences that will accelerate career growth. 

The Estée Lauder Companies offers graduates students the opportunity to participate in the SrPA Summer Internship Program in the summer before the final year of their MA/MS program. The 10-week Summer Internship Program offers participants a challenging and engaging experience within one critical business function, working under the guidance and sponsorship of a key executive.

The CEO Global Presidential Program Tracks

The program tracks are linked to the strategic focus of the business and are subject to change based on business needs.

  • Marketing

  • Online

  • HR

  • Supply Chain

  • Data Analytics

  • Creative / Design


The Marketing track provides Summer SrPA Interns with exposure in the key areas of consumer, product, and digital marketing. The Marketing Summer SrPA Intern will have the opportunity to interact with senior executives within our powerhouse brands and functions. Participants will also gain exposure to the global marketing strategy of the organization and how it is implemented throughout the regions and affiliates around the world. They will be given challenging projects and will have the opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional partners i.e., Product Development, Creative, Finance, Demand Planning or Global Brand Supply Chain. The Marketing Summer SrPA Intern will gain a comprehensive understanding of ELC Brand Marketing Calendars and learn to master the art of conducting business and competitive analysis.

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • North America Consumer Engagement, Clinique

  • Global Product Marketing, La Mer

  • Global Consumer Insights, MAC Cosmetics


The Online track focuses on the increasingly important role of e/m-commerce and digital innovation in today’s retail landscape. The Online Summer SrPA Intern will be exposed to various functions within our Online division with a focus on e-commerce, merchandising analytics, and omnichannel initiatives while being a part of a fast-growing area of the business.

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • North America E-commerce, Bobbi Brown

  • Omnichannel

  • Online Customer Acquisition and Retention

Human Resources

The Human Resources track offers rotations focusing on the strategic priorities within the Centers of Excellence in Global Human Resources as well as opportunities to work with both function and brand HR Business Partner teams. The Human Resources Summer SrPA Intern will work on projects related to ELC’s objective of attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent.

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • Human Resources Business Partner, Clinique

  • Global Talent

  • Enterprise Learning

Global Supply Chain

The Global Supply Chain track focuses on areas including manufacturing, planning, sourcing, and distribution. The Global Supply Chain Summer SrPA Intern will gain exposure to strategic sourcing, tactical purchasing, logistics, supplier quality, global planning, production scheduling, all with a sustainability lens.

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • Sustainable Sourcing

  • Indirect Procurement

  • Global Brand Supply Chain, Clinique

Data Analytics

The Data Analytics track focuses on the evolving role of data insights and analytics in our consumer growth and marketing strategies. The Data Analytics Summer SrPA Intern will be offered various technically challenging roles in our Enterprise Marketing & Data division with a focus on data science, data analytics and customer relationship management. These roles will represent a cross section of global and regional perspectives.

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • Global Business Analytics & Intelligence

  • Data Science

  • User Experience

Creative / Design

The Creative / Design track focuses on the growing importance of the creative function with regards to visual merchandising, store design, package design, and digital asset creation. The Creative / Design Summer SrPA Intern will be exposed to different areas of the business such as in-store merchandising, in-store collateral, special events, windows, merchandising units, design development and design execution with different brands and functions at The Estée Lauder Companies. 

Sample Internship Assignments:

  • Global and North America Store Design, Origins

  • Visual Merchandising Design, Tom Ford Beauty

  • Digital Asset Shooting Hub at the Estée Lauder Companies Online

     The Summer SrPA Internship Program offers participants:

  • Challenging and engaging experiences within critical business functions, working under the guidance and sponsorship of a key executive, while contributing as a functioning member of a team

  • A suite of activities ranging from senior management presentations to professional development programs

  • Corporate business overview with William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, or Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Program leaders committed to the development of each summer intern—as a member of this program, you will develop the skills and experience needed to accelerate your career.



  • First year MA/MS student

  • Minimum 1-4 years of full-time work experience between undergraduate and graduate studies with a demonstrated record of achievement

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, motivate and influence others

  • Robust project management skills, flexibility, business acumen and executive presence  

     Work Authorization

  • Please note the SrPA Program does not offer sponsorship

  • We require US work authorization, without restriction, for all SrPAcandidates

In your cover letter, please specify where you have permanent work authorization, years of full-time professional work experience between undergraduate and graduate studies, as well as your functional area of interest (i.e. Marketing, Human Resources, Online, etc.)  

The anticipated hourly rate for this position is $28.57. Exact hourly rate depends on several factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Hourly range may vary based on geographic location.

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Internship

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Number: 2314094

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact