2017 Modeling and Informatics Intern Job - United States
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 Future Talent Program features internships that last 10-12 weeks and may include one or more projects. These positions in our Merck Research Labs (MRL) can not only provide you with a great development opportunity but also a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
The Chemistry Capabilities and Screening Department is seeking interns interested in participating in Molecular Modeling and ChemInformatics research, either as an independent project or as part of a drug discovery team.
The student will learn how to employ data, models, and methods to drive hypothesis-driven drug discovery and will be exposed to many areas of research relevant to the drug discovery and development process.
Potential involvement in a scientific publication may occur as a result of this research.
We are seeking candidates with excellent academic performance, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional environment.
A strong science background in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, informatics, computer science, or applied mathematics is essential.
Applicants with previous research experience are highly preferred.
Computer programming skills are also a significant plus but not required.
Locations: Boston, MA; Kenilworth, NJ; Rahway, NJ; or West Point, PA
**Please note when applying for this position, if the applicant is selected for an interview, he/she must be prepared to submit letters of recommendation, a brief research statement, and a copy of his/her transcript**
- Required: Currently pursuing a BS/BA or Master’s/Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, informatics, computer science, or applied mathematics with demonstrated interest/experience in research areas relevant to the drug discovery process
- Must have completed a minimum of (2) years of studies toward BS/BA degree or a minimum of (1) year towards Master’s/PhD at time of internship (Summer 2017)
- Must be returning to school for fall 2017
- Must be available for full-time employment for 10-12 weeks during the months of June - August 2017
- Significant interest in applying modeling/informatics towards drug discovery research
- Programming skills beneficial
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
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Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth
Other Locations: NA-US-PA-West Point, NA-US-MA-Boston, NA-US-NJ-Rahway
Job Type: Intern
Employee Status: Temporary
Number of Openings: 1
Relocation Provided: None
Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark
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