2018 Global Medical Information Scientist PhD Intern Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
August 29 2017
Organization Type
2018 Global Medical Information Scientist PhD Intern:MED003062


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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.

The Future Talent Program at Merck features an internship that last 9-12 weeks and will include one or more projects. This opportunity in our Global Medical Information department can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

Global Medical Information Intern will participate in a 9-12-week program focused on a typical Global Medical Information Scientist role which may include identifying relevant scientific information to help develop Medical Information deliverables, contributing to the creation and maintenance of comprehensive and accurate standard response documents that are sent to Healthcare Professionals in response to unsolicited requests about our products/disease states, participating in medical/scientific review of promotional materials from internal GHH teams and external partners, and contributing to the development/creation and delivery of medical/scientific training materials. In addition to practical experience, the intern program includes developmental opportunities and exposure to Senior Global Medical Information leadership, and includes a closing project presentation.


Education Minimum Requirement:

- Must have completed at least 8 semesters of graduate work towards a PhD degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Biology, Pathology, Health Sciences, or a related major by May 2018; with experience or an interest in Oncology preferred.

Required Experience and Skills:

•GPA of 3.5 or higher

•Strong personal character and ethics

•Superior communication and interpersonal skills

•Excellent academic achievement and analytical thinking ability

•Good team player and ability to work independently

•A letter of reference from a professor is highly recommended; you may attach it in the same section of the profile as your resume

•Must be available for full time employment for 9-12 weeks during the months of June-August

Preferred Experience and Skills:

• Research knowledge in oncology

• Strong medical writing, communication, and medical/scientific presentation skills

• Passion for science and Merck’s mission to save and improve lives

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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.


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Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Employee Status: Temporary

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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