2022 Great Lakes Area Sales Intern - Companion Animal ( MERCUSR148106ENUS)
Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.
The Future Talent Program features internships that last up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Animal Health Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term career goals.
The Companion Animal Summer Intern will be a field-based position located in Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI or Indianapolis, IN. The intern will serve as an Ambassador for some of our leading parasiticide products and new technologies in the companion animal market. This position will be a field-based sales role working closely with our sales and sales management teams.
The intern will provide added value to our company's customers in companion animal veterinary clinics. The intern will interact with customers to gain firsthand sales experience. The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the sales strategy across the region and territory via coordination and execution of sales support activities including: Face to Face calls, literature orders, and other administrative tasks to drive sales in the region.
As a Sales Intern in our Animal Health Division, you will be required to rent a car. Candidates must be 20 years of age or older at the start of the internship to meet the necessary criteria to obtain a rental car agreement through our rental car provider.
Required Education & Experience:
- Candidates must be enrolled in any bachelor’s degree program and completed at least 2 years of college course work by May 2022
- Candidate must be available for a period of 9-12 weeks beginning May 23rd, 2022
- Candidate must be able to Travel up to 25 – 50%
Preferred Experience & Skills:
- Candidates should have excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills.
- Candidates should have general computer skills including working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to use an iPad.
- Candidate should have ability to be organized, adapt to a changing environment, work independently.
Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.
Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, 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.
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Employee Status:Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
Flexible Work Arrangements:Not Specified
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Number of Openings:2