2018 MRL Change Delivery Communications Intern Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
August 31 2017
Organization Type
2018 MRL Change Delivery Communications Intern:ADM008690


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 is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.

Merck’s Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety (GRACS) Business Process and Information Management Team has an opportunity for an intern who will assist in activities and deliverables focusing on project-based change management as it relates to executive alignment/commitment, sponsorship, and communications efforts associated with high-complexity projects being delivered under the GRACS Information Management Strategy Program. The intern will also contribute to developing improvements to the existing project and change management framework and tool kits.

Primary activities include but are not limited to the following:

- Conduct impact analysis and identify key stakeholders

- Assist in developing project communication strategies and plans

- Support the design, development, delivery, and management of project communications

- Support the enhancement of online communication tools



- Required: Candidates must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, English, Communications, or a related field.

- Candidates must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.

Required Experience:

- Candidates must be available to work full-time for 9-12 weeks beginning in June 2018

- Candidates must have basic computer proficiency with Windows-based applications (Excel, Word, Power Point).

- Candidates must be willing and able to travel for up to (5) percent of the time.

Preferred Experience:

- An understanding of the basic principles of communications.

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Strong interpersonal skills.

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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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Temporary

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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