MBA Marketing Internship 2025
St. Paul, MN  / Naperville, IL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job/Internship Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: MBA Marketing Internship 2025

What we do:

For 100 years, we have protected people and the resources vital to life by
helping millions of customers around the world to advance food safety, maintain clean
and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use.

How we do it:

We deliver science-based solutions, data-driven insights and world-class
service to improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food,
healthcare, life sciences, hospitality and industrial markets

What's in it For You:

The Ecolab MBA Marketing Internship Program allows students the opportunity to make an impact through a challenging, 10-week project in one of our main locations: St, Paul, MN, Naperville, IL, Houston, TX. Throughout the summer, interns will gain exposure to 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 final presentation sharing the project overview, strategic tactics, overall 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. As a marketing function, we are committed to driving growth while providing individuals with a range of developmental career opportunities. The members of our marketing team have an opportunity to help our customers meet their goals, differentiate Ecolab from our competition, and impact the achievement of our aggressive growth targets.

What You Will Do:

Your project as an intern is an internal or customer business need where you can make an impact and drive change and growth during your 10 weeks. Past internship projects include topics such as: GTM Strategy for Division, Market Competitive Deep Dive and New Entrant Analysis, Sustainability Strategy for Division, and Division Customer Value for Growth & Retention.

Successful interns will be awarded a full-time offer at the end of their internship as an Assistant Marketing Manager at Ecolab. As a new MBA hire, you will experience rewarding work experience, networking opportunities, training, and interactions with organizational leaders to help acclimate you to Ecolab. Your professional development will also be supported by Marketing Momentum. Marketing Momentum is a vehicle for career growth consisting of learning paths that give you a unique opportunity to reach your full potential through blended development modes.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Identify and capture customer problems and opportunities. Leverage those to develop short-term and long-term new product development strategies and innovative solutions that respond to customer needs, competitive offerings, and changes in market and business priorities.
  • Develop segment and business reviews; work closely with stakeholders to ensure broad alignment of strategies and execution plans.
  • Support sales growth, retention and profitability through strategic planning and execution of marketing programs.
  • Lead new product launches including target customer selection, value proposition development, and pricing.
  • Support marketing strategy including creating and implementing strategies and plans for products and programs. This includes on-going market research, program development and positioning, pricing strategies and budgeting / forecasting.
  • Collaborate with other departments to produce world-class marketing collateral materials and manage the development of marketing and sales aid/promotional materials to effectively promote and sell our products.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An anticipated MBA graduation date of May/June 2026.
  • A concentration in Marketing, General Management, or similar.
  • Two years professional experience pre-MBA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership and influencing skills 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.
  • Ability 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


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

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Covid-19 Vaccine Notice

Due to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.

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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.


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