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Merck & Co, Inc

2022 Global Digital Analytics & Technology Intern, Patient-Centric Sampling ( MERCUSR153172ENUS)


Chief Technology Officer



West Point, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

As a science-based healthcare company with a longstanding commitment to inventing and providing important medicines and vaccines, subject to applicable law, we require all U.S. and Puerto Rico based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption or accommodation. We are committed to supporting our employees during this process as we work to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

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

Our company’s Research Lab's Global Digital Analytics and Technologies (GDAT) group in West Point, PA is seeking a summer intern. The Global Digital Analytics and Technologies group at our company supports the development, validation, and implementation of digital measures for clinical research. A component of this work involves patient centric sampling, which involves biological sample collection with alternative devices to minimize collection volumes, decrease pain associated with venous blood draws, and enable collection of a sample outside of the traditional clinical site. The individual will work closely with a GDAT scientist as a mentor to assess new collection devices and approaches to support ongoing projects. This will include assessing sample quality using multiple assays and platforms including LC-MS. . The intern will also participate in scientific and project team meetings to gain a broad perspective on the drug development process in the pharmaceutical industry. Students should have strong written and oral communication skills. The Intern will have an opportunity to present their research results in both oral and written formats.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Candidates must currently be a graduate student pursuing a Master’s or PhD in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering or related technical field.
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) consecutive weeks beginning in early summer 2022, while maintaining student status in the current institution.
  • Candidates must have completed at least (1) year of graduate studies toward a Master’s or PhD degree by their start date.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidate should have strong laboratory skills.
  • Candidates should have the ability to design and perform experiments with proper mentorship.
  • Candidate should have a robust data analysis skills.
  • Candidates should have strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills
  • 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” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And 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., 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)


No relocation

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No Travel Required

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Requisition ID:R153172