2018 MRL NA Global Clinical Trials Operations Intern Job

Employer
Merck
Location
Gwynedd, PA, US
Posted
October 12 2017
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Pharma
Requisition ID: ADM008663

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 working with Global Clinical Trial Operations
(GCTO) for North America (USA & Canada). GCTO is a global organization
operating in ~50 countries and is responsible to deliver Merck’s diverse
development portfolio comprising of over 200 clinical trials in compliance with
global and local regulations. The North America organization is responsible for
a significant proportion of the GCTO budget, staff and deliverables – including
~2,500 clinical sites and over 900 human resources.



 

The intern will engage with GCTO
leadership team and general staffing team members for participation in and/or
leading projects that support country operations driving the efficient and
ethical conduct of clinical trials across the region.  Activities may include (but are not limited
to):



  • Generation of performance metrics
  • Support of resource management
  • Development of effective
    communications
  • Development of tools to enhance investigator
    relationships / process improvements


Qualifications

Education:

  • Required:
    Candidates must be currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree program
  • 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


  • Preferred
    Experience:



    • Preference
      will be for candidates enrolled in life sciences, business, organizational
      management, or data analysis types of degree programs


    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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