2018 MRL Study Manager Co-Op Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
October 05 2017
Organization Type
2018 MRL Study Manager Co-Op:ADM008783


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 co-op student within the CORE Strategy and Operations
department. The co-op candidate will help
develop a budget management plan, tools and training for the business, as well
as assist in executing studies and/or initiatives. Studies may be

At the conclusion of the term,
Co-Op student will share results and recommended actions as a final project

The paid Co-Op should be aligned
with the school schedule and starts in 2018 for 4-6 months.

Applicants should have an
interest in supporting observational research, project/budget management and
learning how to executive studies/initiatives. They should have the ability to
develop timelines, follow up, communicate updates and results, and recommend
the best practices. If you are the kind of individual who thrives on challenges
within a changing environment and possesses the diligence, curiosity,
leadership and business skills that are of value to our business, we invite you
to apply.

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



- Required:
Candidates must be currently pursuing a degree
in Public Health, Health Care Administration, or related field.
- Candidates
must be returning to school following the co-op assignment.
- Candidates
must have completed at least (2) years of full-time college study by May
31, 2018.


- Candidates
must be available to work full-time for up to (6) months beginning in May
or June of 2018
- Candidates must have strong communication and organizational
- Candidates must have basic knowledge of
epidemiologic or outcomes research
- Candidates must have strong project management
- Candidates must have excellent written
communication skills
- Candidates must be persistent, detailed-oriented
and driven: Demonstrated characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator
that thrives on new challenges and adapts to learning about new processes


- Exposure
to clinical/observational research (1-2 years related job experience, or
equivalent experience)
- Budget
management skills
- Development
of job aides/tool, training guides and presentations

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.

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

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Job Type: Co/Op

Employee Status: Temporary

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 2

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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