2018 MRL Cell Pharmacology Intern Job

Employer
Merck
Location
West Point, PA, US
Posted
September 14 2017
Organization Type
Pharma
2018 MRL Cell Pharmacology Intern:ADM008702

Description

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 within Cell
Pharmacology. The candidate would have experience with laboratory techniques
such as cell culture, Western Blotting or ELISA, PCR, transfection, and other
molecular biology techniques. The goal
would be to develop assays to study the interaction of different cell types,
and learn how these assays could help promote the understanding of neurological
diseases. Knowledge of Microsoft office
(Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and graphing software (GraphPad Prism) are required. This position would best suit someone with a
desire to learn in vitro techniques, and an interest in neuroscience.

Qualifications

Education:

- Required:
Candidates must be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in biology or
similar major.
- 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 May or June
of 2018
- Candidates
must have experience with
laboratory techniques such as cell culture, Western Blotting or ELISA,
transfection, and other molecular biology techniques.
- Candidates
must have knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and
graphing software (GraphPad Prism)

Preferred
Experience:

- Experience
with iPSCs
- Use of
siRNA or CRISPR
- Performing
PRC

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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Primary Location: NA-US-PA-West Point

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: Radioactivity, BSL2 labs with primary cells and live viruses

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck