2023 Human Health - US Commercial MBA Summer Intern
New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in customer facing commercial or research-based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
The MBA Summer Internship Program provides exemplary MBA students with the opportunity to work on meaningful assignments and gain real world industry experience. Our company's industry-leading resources and culture of curiosity allow ideas and inventions to flourish. Begin your career journey at our company, and together we’ll work toward Inventing for Life.
As an MBA intern in our Human Health division, you will be assigned challenging projects on teams across various functions in marketing and commercial operations responsible for prescription medicines and vaccines. We are focused on driving growth and patient impact and fulfilling our company’s mission to save and improve lives.
What can you expect from the program?
Engagement in high-impact assignments for 10-12 weeks
Collaboration across teams/key stakeholders
Professional networking opportunities
Coaching and mentoring
The chance to learn with and from senior leaders and colleagues across the enterprise
Insights working with one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies
Types of works may include:
Strategic development and realization
Addressing key strategic issues, evaluating choices, developing recommendations, and increasing the rigor of decision making
Producing insight into competitors, customers, and industry trends
Building upon commercial and strategic analytic frameworks to improve alignment, growth, and efficiency
Conducting systemic research of the global healthcare industry
Collaborating across teams and key stakeholders to develop a network of subject matter experts and data sources contributing to a project’s success
Delivering executive level insight to senior management
Required Education and Experience:
Candidates must currently hold a BS or BA degree and be enrolled in an MBA program for the fall 2022 semester.
Candidates must have completed (1) year of MBA coursework by summer 2023
Candidates must have strong communications skills; ability to communicate complex issues/dynamics in a clear and easy to understand manner
Candidates must have a strategic mindset & critical thinking ability
Candidates must have highly developed interpersonal, written, verbal and negotiation/influencing skills
Candidates must have proven ability to collaborate, manage projects, and organize one’s work; ability to act with minimal supervision, prioritize activities and manage multiple tasks within deadlines
Candidates must have experience working on cross-functional teams
Candidates must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Candidates must have the ability to begin intern assignment in May/June 2023 and commit for up to 12 weeks.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Business/Data analytics/Digital Marketing experience
Experience with various Business Intelligence (BI) platforms
Experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech or other related regulated industries
For roles eligible for hybrid or fully remote work, candidates must be located within the United States for the entirety of the assignment.
Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
Under New York City law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education. Expected salary range: $59,400 - $101,000.
For positions located in the United States and Puerto Rico – Subject to applicable law, all new hires (including internal transfers) must demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or that they qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement. New hires (including internal transfers) to a position that, as determined by the Company, requires routine collaboration with external stakeholders (such as roles in health services or customer-facing commercial or research-based roles) (“Customer-Facing Role”) who are not vaccinated must qualify for a medical or religious exemption and be in a position that the Company determines can accommodate unvaccinated employees without causing an undue burden to business operations. If, following dialog with the candidate as appropriate, it is determined that the candidate either a) does not qualify for a religious or medical exemption or, b) for candidates applying for Customer-Facing roles, it is determined that allowing the candidate to work without vaccination would cause an undue burden to the Company, the candidate will be ineligible for hire or transfer, or any offer of employment or transfer (if applicable) will be revoked. Please note that notwithstanding the approval of any reasonable accommodation, the Company reserves the right to monitor, modify, or revoke any such accommodation if it is determined, following dialog with the employee, that the accommodation is no longer effective or results in an undue burden to the Company.
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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
Under New York City law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.
Expected salary range:$59,400.00 - $101,000.00
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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.
Employee Status:Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
Flexible Work Arrangements:Remote Work, Work Week
Valid Driving License:Yes
Number of Openings:10