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Merck 2021 Clinical Sciences & Study Management Intern in North Wales, Pennsylvania

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features internships that lasts 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.

Clinical Sciences and Study Management is a group within the Global Clinical Trials Operations (GCTO) department which focuses on the planning, execution and close out of clinical trials within a program. Clinical trials provide the required data which allows our company to bring new prescription medications and vaccines to the market.

The Clinical Science and Study Management team is seeking motivated, technically skilled student interns majoring in the biological sciences or public health. Candidates should have a strong interest in clinical trials administration and drug discovery process.

Successful candidates will be able to work independently as well as proactively collaborate with colleagues. Primary responsibilities will include assisting clinical trials teams with the planning, execution and/or close out of a clinical trial(s). The candidate will be an active team participant, attend team meetings and will complete virtual our company's training on how to plan, execute and/or close out a clinical trial.

This candidate may be responsible for tracking trial timelines and may become proficient in project management tools. The candidate may interact with internal and external stakeholders (study sites, vendors, committees, etc.) in support of clinical study objectives.

Required Education and Skills:

  • Candidates must be currently pursuing a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research or Health Care Administration, Public Health, Biology or other relevant disciplines

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) weeks beginning in May or June of 2021

  • Candidates must have strong Microsoft Office Skills

  • Candidates must have analytical ability to review trends, design and create reports and/or presentations

  • Candidates must have the ability to summarize data and trends in writing

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have prior project management experience (e.g. deliver project/assignment by specific date, overcome obstacles that impact the project delivery, MS project, etc.)

Our Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance team push the boundaries of global healthcare through research and innovation. Through clinical trials and surveillance, we ensure the safety and efficacy of our existing and pipeline products to produce safe, effective, innovative medicine.

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 …

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .





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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, 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)


No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified


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Requisition ID: R74767