2018 MRL MISP Agreements Intern Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
September 27 2017
Organization Type
2018 MRL MISP Agreements Intern:ADM008642


& 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

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

Merck Research Lab is currently
recruiting for a summer intern within Merck Investigator Studies Program. The
Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) and Consulting Group within Global
Operations is a Merck Research Laboratories organization that drafts,
negotiates, and executes agreements on a global basis. We are responsible for negotiating
investigator-initiated clinical trial agreements, confidentiality agreements,
consulting agreements, material transfer agreements, and other agreements
related to clinical research.

One internship position is
available in 2018 in the MISP and Consulting group based at our Upper Gwynedd,
PA site. During the internship appointment, the candidate will work closely with
experienced contract negotiators to learn about the following topics:

- The
clinical trial process and scientific engagement process
- Contract
negotiation in a pharmaceutical setting
- Compliance in a pharmaceutical
setting on a global level



- Required:
Candidates must be currently pursuing a
bachelor's degree in political science, criminal justice, English, or
similar disciplines, or a full-time student pursuing a JD in Law with an
interest in corporate or international law.
- Candidates
must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.


- Candidates
must be available to work full-time for 9-12 weeks beginning in June of 2018
- Candidates
must have superior communication and writing skills
- Candidates
must have excellent academic achievement and analytical ability
- Candidates
must be a good team player and have the ability to work independently
- Candidates
must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel
- Candidates
must be able to travel up to (5) percent of the time.

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.

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accommodation for the application process please email us at

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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.

For more information
about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

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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: No

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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