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Intensive: Product Development & Innovation

The Product Development & Innovation Intensive, a partnership with L’Oréal, CEID, the Greenberg Engineering Teaching Concourse, and Tsai CITY, will give students an insiders look at what it means to innovate and develop consumer goods within large organizations.


Cohort and leaders

Calling all STEM innovators! Come learn about the full product design process from L’Oréal’s top leaders, and gain hands-on experience developing a product.  Working in teams, students will focus on exciting projects such as creating new formulas or designing products in skin and haircare.  

What you can expect 

  • A cohort of like minded peers from across the university. 
  • Dedicated mentorship from industry experts.  
  • The opportunity to present the final product to L’Oréal leadership.  
  • 4 hrs/week of group work.
  • Attendance at all working sessions and final presentation required. 
  • In addition to gaining insight into industry, past participants have benefited from the program with internships, patents, and full-time hiring opportunities. 


*The application process for the Fall 2021 semester has now ended. Subscribe to our newsletter for more updates about this and other programs/events happening at Tsai CITY. Questions?  Email