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IT Emerging Talent Intern Job - United States  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 15 May 2017

Project Description

IT Emerging Talent Intern:BUS001847


Merck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, 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.

Merck Information Technology provides technology leadership and innovation for business solutions that support Merck's divisions including Research and Development (R&D), Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, Consumer Care, Animal Health and Corporate functions such as Finance and Human Resources. Merck IT is a global support organization that interacts with all levels of the business to support Merck's mission of improving the lives of patients and satisfying customer needs. We deliver requested services and make recommendations on ways to enhance the workplace and the experience of working at Merck. We also collaborate with our colleagues to deliver the right level of services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation. Operating as a business partner, we are able to propose new ideas and innovative solutions to our internal clients that enable new business capabilities.

Merck’s “Future Talent Program” features internships that last 9-12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These internships provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals. We are looking for people passionate about technology and healthcare.

The projects that you work in can be in one of the following areas:

- Business Analysis/Technical Analysis

- Solutions Architecture

- Project Management

- Data Science/Data Security

- Digitization

- Mobility

- Social Media

- Cloud technologies

Potential Locations: Whitehouse Station West, NJ; Rahway, NJ; Summit, NJ; Branchburg, NJ:, Lebanon, NJ; Kenilworth, NJ; West Point, PA; Upper Gwynedd, PA; Charlotte, NC.

This is a 9-12 week internship, beginning in June 2017. Please note no housing assistance is available for these positions.

We are looking for students with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities, candidates who are analytical and inquisitive about the interrelationships of various components, and perceptive, quick learners committed to helping to further Merck's vision and mission.



Currently enrolled in a minimum of a BA/BS program with an anticipated graduation date between December 2017 and August 2021.

- Currently enrolled in a degree program in:

- Computer Science

- Computer Engineering

- Business/Finance

- Engineering

- Mathematics

- Statistics

- Management Information Systems

- Chemical Engineering

- Informatics or a related discipline


Must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of U.S. or otherwise authorized to work in U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

Has superior communication and interpersonal skills

Enjoys working with people as well as alone

Has an entrepreneurial spirit

Has passion for technology/healthcare


GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

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

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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-Branchburg

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 22

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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