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Merck & Co, Inc

2024 University Recruiting - Epidemiology Operations Summer Intern


Security Operations


North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features internships with a duration of up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The Global Clinical Trial Operations (GCTO) team is seeking applicants for the Epidemiology Operations intern position. The intern will engage with the Epidemiology Operations organization and their associated project teams throughout participation in and/or leadership of initiatives that drive the efficient and ethical conduct of epidemiology trials across GCTO.

Activities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide project management support for strategic initiatives, support for existing Epidemiology trials

  • Assist organizational efforts to simplify and standardize global processes

  • Develop new tools to enhance conduct of our epidemiology trials, enhance existing tools

  • Generate process maps and/or performance metrics

  • Develop effective communications, assist in development/updating of Epi Ops webpage

  • Receive exposure to the field of clinical research and drug development with direct activities supporting global clinical trial operations

  • Deliver a capstone presentation illustrating internship objectives and activities

Required Education and Skills:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a full-time BS/BA degree program in a business or project management, continuous improvement, computer technology, or science related discipline. Candidates considering pursuing a MPH preferred.

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) weeks beginning in May or June of 2024.

  • Candidates must have completed at least (2) years of collegiate study by June of 2024.

Under New York City, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State 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:

$39,600.00 - $105,500.00



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Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:


Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Hybrid, On-Site


1st - Day

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Requisition ID:R256582