Human Resources Intern (Graduate level) Job - United States
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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 Human Resources organization seeks a Masters level student in Human Resources Management, Industrial and Labor Relations, I/O Psychology, Business or relevant related area, for a full-time, 3-month internship located in Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania; West Point, Pennsylvania; or Kenilworth, New Jersey.
Responsibilities for the intern include working both independently and with other HR professionals. Projects and assignments will be customized closer to the internship based on candidate’s interest and business needs, but may include:
Participate in the execution of Merck’s talent strategies and solutions, including talent attraction, development, and retention solutions.
Participate on an HR Operations project related to a key program or project priority for HR, inclusive of strategic planning, project management and communications.
Involvement in projects focused on compensation solutions for Merck’s divisions and functions and/or use of workforce analytics to drive solutions to address business needs.
Involvement in projects focused on the changing demographics of the global workforce and Merck’s response.
- Currently enrolled Masters level student in the disciplines of Human Resources Management, Industrial and Labor Relations, I/O Psychology, Business or relevant related area, who has completed at least 1 year of coursework at time of internship but who has not yet received his/her degree.
- Ability to work full time on site in listed location.
- High level of organization & attention to detail
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
- Ability to work independently
- Skill in probing and proactively asking the right questions to get needed information
- Skill in delivering high quality work in a fast‐paced, demanding company
- Willingness and motivation to meet aggressive deadlines and accomplish challenging objectives
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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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-NJ-Kenilworth
Other Locations: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd, NA-US-PA-West Point
Job Type: Intern
Employee Status: Temporary
Number of Openings: 3
Relocation Provided: None
Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark
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