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2017 Discovery Chemistry Co-Op Job Boston United States,  

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Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

2017 Discovery Chemistry Co-Op:ADM008075


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Medicinal Chemistry at Boston department of Merck
Research Labs is seeking a co-op student to take on a 6 month assignment. The
successful candidate will work closely in a team environment at
our state-of-the-art organic synthesis laboratory preparing and
charactering new molecules of interest to the research program. The
day-to-day work involves conducting multi-step synthetic sequencing techniques
of chromatographic purification, H-NMR and mass spectrometry. The co-op student
is expected to show presentations of results in both oral and written formats.

We are seeking a student with general computer knowledge,
good communication, and problem solving skills. Some basic laboratory
skills preferred.

Merck Research Laboratories-Boston is located on the back
of Emmanuel College campus. This is a full-time paid 6
month co-op assignment whereby a weekly stipend will be provided to the student.
Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and if housing is
required by student, it must be funded 100% by the student.



- Required: Must be currently pursuing a degree in chemistry.

Required Qualifications:

- Applicants must be available for full time employment
for 6 months with target start date in June/July 2017.
- Applicant must be currently enrolled in an
undergraduate academic degree program and will be returning to
school for at least 1 semester following this assignment.

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 2 years of completed college-level coursework
- Skills or background in organic chemistry laboratory

Our employees are the key to our company s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston

Job Type: Co/Op

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 2

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Organic Chemistry, Scientist, Temporary, Laboratory, Science, Contract, Research


Boston, MA, US

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