2018 MRL Worldwide Product Labeling Summer Intern

Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008704

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. 

Worldwide Product Labeling (WPL) is seeking an interninterested in learning about the development of labeling documents forpharmaceuticals and vaccines. This position is a three-month summer internshipopportunity.  The intern may participatein the following activities:

  • Drafting labeling for new products or therevision/updating of labeling for currently marketed products worldwide. 
  • Presenting proposed labeling revisions to labelingcommittees.
  • Collection and review of efficacy and/or safetyinformation for marketed products.
  • Continuous process improvement projects.


  • Required: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a BS, MS or professional program, including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, nursing, pharmacy, or other science/health care-related field of study
  • Candidates must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.
  • Candidates must have completed at least (3) years of college study by June of 2018.
  • RequiredExperience:

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for 9-12 weeks beginning in May or June of 2018.
  • Candidates must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Candidates must have strong communication,organizational, and presentation skills
  • Candidates must be highly motivated and able towork independently
  • Candidates must have a working knowledge ofMicrosoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word
  • PreferredExperience:

  • Experience working with databases
  • Experience writing, editing, and reviewing scientific content
  • 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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    Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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