Internships & Leadership Programmes

Explore your capabilities and interests. Network with professionals. All of this and more is possible through our internships and leadership programmes.


We offer internships in a number of functional areas, such as:

  • Marketing

  • Finance

  • Communications

  • Human resources

  • Information technology

  • Operations

As an intern at GCP Applied Technologies, you'll work directly with full-time professionals on projects and tasks with genuine importance. See our listing of open positions to learn about internship opportunities.

MBA Leadership Programme



Are you seeking a career in marketing, manufacturing or finance? Our two-year MBA Leadership Programme aims to identify and groom future leaders at our company.

To qualify for this innovative programme, you must have two to four years of professional experience. We also require an MBA with a B.Sc. degree in one of the following:

  • Accounting

  • Finance

  • Physical science

  • Engineering (chemical, civil, mechanical or materials science)

As a participant, you'll rotate through assignments in different business units and functional areas. Along the way, you'll enjoy a broad range of experiences while building core leadership skills.

These are just a few examples of what projects may involve:

  • New product development (e.g. market analysis, stage-gate project management, product commercialisation)

  • Business acquisition and integration

  • Business model optimisation

Most positions are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. You can expect to travel up to 20% of the time.  Each participant has a programme mentor, who offers a high level of guidance and assistance. See our listing of open positions to learn about MBA Leadership Programme openings.

Operations Leadership Programme

Our Operations Leadership Programme grooms high-potential engineers for leadership positions within our manufacturing organisation. It is a two-year, entry-level programme.

This programme features four six-month rotations. They provide exposure to a range of manufacturing experiences and strengthen leadership skills.

As a programme participant, you won't be on your own. We'll pair you with a senior-level mentor, who follows your progress and offers guidance and support. During the programme,  you'll:

  • Learn about the many aspects of our business

  • Receive leadership, finance and continuous leadership training

  • Build a professional network for sharing ideas and best practices in manufacturing excellence


Our Operations Leadership Programme is designed for people who:

  • Desire meaningful work assignments as a sandwich course or summer intern

  • Show strong leadership and management potential

  • Have a B.Sc. in an engineering discipline, preferably chemical or mechanical

  • Have had success in the classroom (at least a 2:2 )

  • Are willing to relocate for assignments

See our listing of open positions to learn about Operations Leadership Programme openings.