This is a once in a lifetime gig, and the best part, it's a paid internship.

Mars Wrigley is hiring a "'Confectionery Connoisseur Intern" at their Global Innovation Center in Chicago, and it could be you.

Think about it, you've seen the Willy Wonka movies a million times, and for just one summer you wished you could be him. Well, with this paid internship, you could very well be him...for 8 to 12 weeks.

A few of the "key responsibilities" are:

  • Taste test chocolate, gum, and mints.
  • Learn how the candy is made.
  • Create your own chewing gum.

Mars Wrigley also outlined qualities the ideal candidate should possess, such as the ability to "distinguish all five fruity flavors from the Skittles rainbow in a blind taste-test."

That's not as easy as you would think.

There is a slew of other things Mars Wrigley is looking for in their new intern. As of right now, nothing about Fizzy Lifting Drinks and what happens if you drink them.

To apply and for more info such as the minimum qualifications, go HERE.

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