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Merck & Co, Inc

Publications Manager Co-Op

Science and Research

Laboratory Manager

No

North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Research & Development Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The Company’s Global Scientific and Medical Publications (GSMP) group works within the Global Clinical Development team to develop publications reporting the results of our clinical trials for presentation at scientific congresses and publication in medical journals. We are seeking a cooperative education student (co-op) who will work collaboratively in a team environment. The co-op will function as a fully-integrated member of a therapeutic area publication team. The co-op in GSMP will also participate in departmental and project team meetings to provide a broad perspective on the publication development and dissemination process in the pharmaceutical industry.

The co-op will work closely with GSMP personnel to assist with tracking, database entry, updates, reports and assistance with publication team documents. The co-op will work in various knowledge management databases related to publications. This is a full-time position (38.75 hours/week) for approximately a 6-month period. This position will be expected to be on-site with flexibility of working remotely certain days of the week. The expectations will be aligned with those other Company employees and will be communicated by the manager. This is a paid position during which it is expected that the successful candidate will devote 100% of their working day to Company projects. We are seeking Co-Op candidates at all levels with strong academic performance, project management skills, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional environment.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Candidates must be a currently enrolled undergraduate junior or senior student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Medical Communications or Health Sciences or Biology or a Master’s in Library/Information Science
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (6) consecutive months beginning in April-May 2023
  • Candidates must have completed at least (2) years of studies toward bachelor’s degree by April 2023
  • Candidates must have good interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must have proficiency in Microsoft applications

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Candidates should have significant interest in medical communications
  • Candidates should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

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.

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MRL2022

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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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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Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R216934