2018 Corporate Responsibility Internship (Merck for Mothers)

Kenilworth, NJ, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008605

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 for Mothers ( MfM) is a 10 year commitment to reduce maternal mortality globally. Working in partnership with leaders in the maternal health field, Merck is committing our expertise, our employees and our financial resources to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3).  The incumbent supports the activities of the Merck for Mothers team including responsibilities related to:  • Execution of cooperative agreements and grant agreements to support country programs and Global Giving program o Review proposal documents to ensure alignment with policies and procedures o Draft cooperative agreements based on project documents o Liaise with program partners to secure documents needed to finalize cooperative agreements • Implementation of country programs and Global Giving program o Management of data collection processes to support program compliance requirements o Financial reconciliation and budget oversight for assigned agreements • Execution and management of consulting agreements for assigned projects • Support for meeting preparations, communications, and reporting: organize team meetings, develop agenda, write summaries; • Draft/review routine program reports; develop talking points, web site content and presentations • Maintain repository of information related to Merck for Mothers programsQualifications

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Completed 2 years of college education
 Required Experience and Skills:
  • Experience in public health, international development, public policy, or corporate responsibility.  Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) and problem solving skills with a high degree of diplomacy and teamwork needed.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively while also exercising independent, good judgment with limited supervision.
 Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • B.S./B.A. Degree, MPH preferred


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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