Internships & Leadership Programs

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


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 Program

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

To qualify for this innovative program, you must have two to four years of professional experience. We also require an MBA with a B.S. 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 commercialization)

  • Business acquisition and integration

  • Business model optimization

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

Operations Leadership Program

Our Operations Leadership Program grooms high-potential engineers for leadership positions within our manufacturing organization. It is a two-year, entry-level program.

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

As a program 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 program,  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 Program is designed for people who:

  • Desire meaningful work assignments as a co-op or summer intern

  • Show strong leadership and management potential

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

  • Have had success in the classroom (GPA of at least 3.0)

  • Are willing to relocate for assignments

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