2018 MRL IRT Clinical Outcomes Assessment Intern Job

Rahway, NJ, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008742

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 within the Clinical Outcome Assessment team that falls
within the Global Data Management & Standards Department (GDMS). The GDMS
unit is responsible for delivering  quality clinical data and safety
reports for optimal analysis and reporting on the efficacy and safety of our
products, Support effective decision-making and information sharing for
patients, prescribers and regulatory agencies and implementing high-quality
enabling technology systems and tools to support critical business processes
across Clinical Development.


Clinical Outcome Assessments (COAs)
measure a patient’s symptoms, overall mental state, or the effects of a
disease or condition on how the patient functions.   The Clinical Outcome Assessment team
is responsible for providing end-to-end IRT & COA systems project
management support including, but not limited to, gathering study-specific
user requirements, may execute UAT tasks, managing project timelines,
managing and enforcing IRT & COA systems Standards. IRT & COA Specialist
also monitors system change requests and acts as Merck’s IRT & COA
systems subject matter expert while liaising with external vendors.



  • Required:
    Candidates must be currently pursuing a B.A.or B.S.degree in the life sciences, computer science, engineering or a related discipline.
  • Candidates
    must be returning to school in the Fall of 2018.

  • Required

  • Candidates
    must be available to work full-time for 9-12 weeks beginning in May or June
    of 2018

  • Preferred

  • Demonstrated
    project management skills
  • Strong
    organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills

  • 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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