2018 MRL Clinical Data Management Co-Op Job

West Point, PA, US
October 11 2017
Organization Type
2018 MRL Clinical Data Management Co-Op:ADM008650


& 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

As part of the Global Data
Management and Standards organization, the Clinical Data Management, Early
Development (EDEV) co-operative position will expose the student to both a deep
dive into the discipline of Data Management and to the various other professions
involved with Clinical Development.
Clinical Data Management is the practice of defining, designing,
implementing, investigating, cleaning and ensuring that data collected in the
conduct of a clinical research trial adheres to global regulatory and legal
standards, and satisfies analysis and reporting requirements.

The position is for a six-month
co-op opportunity within EDEV. During
this time the student will participate in projects which will strengthen the
student’s skills in teamwork, collaboration, and leadership, along with project
management and technical skills. Duties
may include participation in:

- Process
Improvement initiatives.
- Application
development and programming.
- Data
review and querying.

The successful candidate is:

- Committed
to both their own career development as well as bringing their best to Merck.
- Able
to adapt to new and changing roles, responsibilities and situations.
- Comfortable
working both independently and in teams.
- Interested in participating in a
broad range of work experiences across the GDMS organization.



- Required: Candidates
must be currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree
program, in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or
similar major.
- Candidates
must be returning to school following the completion of the co-op
assignment to complete credit requirements for graduation.
- Candidates
must have completed at least two (2) full years of an undergraduate degree
prior to the start of this co-op position.


- Candidates
must be available to work full-time for up to 6 months beginning in June of
- Candidates
must have a demonstrated record of strong academic achievement, with a GPA
of 3.0 or higher.
- The
preferred worksite location is West Point, PA, but candidates will also be
considered for the Rahway, NJ worksite.


- Computer
literacy including basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word,
Excel, PowerPoint) or with Google equivalents (Gmail, Docs, Sheets,
- Candidates
should have superior communication and interpersonal skills, have a
problem-solving mentality, and be comfortable as a team player with the ability
to work independently.
- Experience
in basic programming 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.

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accommodation for the application process please email us at

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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-West Point

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Job Type: Co/Op

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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