R&D...Protection in all the right places

Research and development at Sherwin-Williams' isn't just "mixing paint" it's providing new ways to protect valuable personal, civic, and business assets. From houses to factories. Automobiles to bridges. Computer keyboards to kitchen cabinets.

Bringing these superior coatings systems to market requires the creativity of a chemist and the ingenuity of an engineer. In today's terminology, it takes a TEAM-backed by a Fortune 500 company and world leader in the coatings industry.

As a candidate for Sherwin-Williams' R&D positions, you need a college degree with a major in Chemistry or Engineering. We only consider candidates who want to have a real impact on Sherwin-Williams' operations due to their:    

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • "Hands on" leadership style
  • Technical knowledge 
  • Solutions-oriented mindset
  • Compelling and continuous desire to learn and advance
  • Willingness to travel or relocate

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Current Openings

Current Openings

Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Explore our diverse list of professional, managerial, sales and technical opportunities throughout the United States and Canada. We also offer a variety of graduate trainee programs and internships!

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Research & Development Internship Page

Research & Development Internships

Our interns and co-ops spend their 12 weeks learning about the chemistry behind paint and learning how to work in an industrial setting—for a phenomenal company.

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