2018 MRL Global Clinical Trial Operations Intern – Regions Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
September 07 2017
Organization Type
2018 MRL Global Clinical Trial Operations Intern – Regions:ADM008712


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 Research Lab is currently recruiting for a Summer Intern
to work with Global Clinical Trial Operations (GCTO) for the Regional
Team. GCTO is a global organization
operating in over 50 countries and is responsible to deliver Merck’s diverse
development portfolio comprising over 200 clinical trials in compliance with
global and local regulations. The Regional organization is comprised of 4
distinct regions (North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe) and
is responsible for a significant proportion of the GCTO budget, staff and

The intern will engage with GCTO leadership team and general
staffing team members for participation in and/or leading projects that support
regional operations driving the efficient and ethical conduct of clinical
trials across the region. Activities may
include (but are not limited to):

- Generation of performance metrics
- Support of resource management
- Development of effective communications
- Development of tools to enhance investigator relationships
- Process improvements.



- Required:
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a full-time BS/BA degree program
in a science-related discipline.
- Candidates
must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.
- Candidates
must have completed at least (2) years of collegiate study by June of


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

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.

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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

Number of Openings: 2

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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