IT Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR) Program 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.
Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as 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 people like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
Merck Information Technology (IT) provides technology leadership and innovation for business solutions that support Merck's divisions including Research and Development, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, 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.
The goal of the Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR) Program in the Information Technology division is to develop technical, business and leadership capabilities of top recruits through a portfolio of rotation experiences that are aligned with forward looking Merck business needs.
We are looking for graduates 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.
The program allows new hires to experience three rotations over a two year period in various business areas and work locations. Each individual will be partnered with a buddy, a coach, and an executive mentor who will be able to help with acculturation at Merck and career planning. Rotations are assigned based on the individual’s development interest, discussions with their mentor, and business needs.
Examples of areas you can work in are:
- Analytics & Informatics
- Project Management
- Business Analysis/Technical Analysis
- Programming & Development
- Solutions Architecture
- Cyber Security
- Manufacturing Automation
Education Minimum Requirement:
- Bachelor’s / Master's / MBA student within 1 year graduating Dec 2016 or Spring 2017.
- Degree should be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business, Computer Science (or similar)
Required Experience and Skills:
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Willingness to potentially rotate through different geographical areas (including but not limited to sites in PA, MA, NJ, or abroad)
- Passion for technology and healthcare
- Superior communication and interpersonal skills
- Team-oriented self-starter
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Effectively works under pressure
Preferred Experience and Skills:
- Previous IT internship/work experience 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Branchburg
Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Madison, NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd, NA-US-NJ-Cokesbury, NA-US-PA-West Point, NA-US-NJ-Whitehouse Station West, NA-US-MA-Boston, NA-US-NJ-Rahway
Job Type: Full Time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 12
Alternative Work Arrangements Available: Not Available
Relocation Provided: None
Company Trade Name:Merck
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