2018 MRL Scientific Nomenclature Intern Job

Rahway, NJ, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008703

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. 

Scientific Nomenclature, within Global Scientific and
Medical Publications, is seeking a summer intern with strong academic
performance, excellent communications skills, and a passion for healthcare and
technology.  This opportunity will provide an exciting atmosphere to learn
and contribute in a cross-divisional environment.  Under the supervision
of the Scientific Nomenclature Lead, the intern will complete specific projects
pertaining to system maintenance, webpage creation, and management of data used
in the drug development process.  The internship will provide hands-on
work experience coupled with personal and professional development
opportunities.  A strong background in
chemistry or biochemistry is desired.  Experience
with HTML, JAVA, and Visual Basic is highly beneficial, but not required.



  • Required:
    Candidates must be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in chemistry,
    biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or pharmaceutical
  • Candidates
    must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.
  • Candidates
    must have completed at least (1) year of organic chemistry prior to June of

Required Experience:

  • Candidates
    must be available to work full-time for 9-12 weeks from June – August of 2018.
  • Candidates
    must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Candidates
    must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates
    must be detail-oriented and able to work independently to drive a task to
  • Candidates
    must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Computer
    programming skills (HTML, Java, Visual Basic), knowledge of Oracle databases
  • Demonstrated
    education and/or experience with chemical nomenclature (IUPAC or CAS)

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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