2018 Manufacturing Science and Technology Intern Job

West Point, PA, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: CHE005540

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 Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe. 


The Manufacturing Science and Technology (MS&T) intern program supports internship with a 10-12 week duration which will include one or more projects.  These opportunities can provide you with great development and a chance to see if Merck is the right company for your long-term goals.  The projects that you work in can be in one of the following three areas:

  • Work in teams to bring research discoveries to full production scale by applying engineering, chemistry and pharmaceutics skills to bench-scale processes.

  • Conceive, develop and implement new processing and manufacturing technologies 

  • Work with teams to develop processes for new products, using chemically- or biologically- derived products

  • Work with teams to develop and optimize analytical methods used for new products

  • Support process technology transfer to commercial operations groups


  • Design and build advanced manufacturing plants, laboratory and office facilities

  • Involvement with all phases of project management from the first engineering drawing to the last phase of project start up


  • Work with operations and quality groups to maintain products at a high level of performance

  • Transfer products within Merck’s internal and external manufacturing network

  • Execute strategic projects to enhance our World Class Supply posture – decrease inventory, shorten cycle times, lower costs



Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Currently in Sophomore or Junior level curriculum, working toward B.S. in Chemical Engineering, or  Biochemical Engineering, or related field

Required Experience and Skills:  

  • Available for a minimum of 10 week internship beginning 29-May-2018 or 04-Jun-2018

  • Superior technical competency as demonstrated by excellent academic record and work achievement

  • Strong communication skills, personal character, and ethics

  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of U.S. 

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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Job: Chemical Engineering
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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