Marketing Intern

Job ID: R00095159

Category: Administrative Support

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Marketing Intern

A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With annual sales of $14 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

The Ecolab Marketing Undergrad Internship Program allows students the opportunity to make an impact through a challenging, 10-week project in either the St, Paul, MN or Naperville, IL locations.  Throughout the summer, interns will gain exposure to marketing senior leaders, network across the organization and understand Ecolab’s businesses, career paths and culture though a variety of opportunities. Concluding your 10-week internship, interns provide senior management, project stakeholders, work teams and alumni with a professional presentation sharing the project overview, findings and recommendations.  Interns can expect to finish the summer with a realistic job preview of what the ‘day-in-the-life’ of an Ecolab associate looks like.  Successful interns will be awarded a full-time offer (upon graduation), designed for individuals that have the long-term potential to serve as functional leaders and general managers at Ecolab.  Potential projects could include voice of customer research, market-sizing analysis or value proposition creation. 
As a new hire, you will experience rewarding work experiences, networking opportunities, and trainings and interact with organizational leaders to help acclimate you to Ecolab.   Your professional development will also be supported by Marketing Momentum. Marketing Momentum gives you a unique opportunity to reach your full potential by delivering high-impact, high-visibility projects that truly make a difference. It’s more than a program. It’s a vehicle for career growth, merging career aspirations with the desire to make a positive impact on the world. It is a roadmap for advancement, blending hands-on, experiential learning, coaching and leader-led training.


The ideal candidate will be a third year (junior) student with:

• A concentration in Marketing or General Management
• An anticipated graduation date of May/June 2021

Skills•  Proven leadership and influencing capabilities with the ability to drive self, influence others and provide recommendations to senior leadership.
• Project management skills with strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated results oriented capabilities
• Proven agility to manage competing priorities
• Ability to collaborate in diverse, cross-functional teams and environment
• Ability to cultivate relationships with internal and external customers
• Strong communication, organization and presentation skills. (EX:OUT CR1)

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Work with Purpose

Hear how our team is taking on meaningful challenges.



Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping transform our organization to enable growth.

…inspiring future generations of leaders.

…making sure all the technology connections work as they are supposed to.