2018 MRL MISP Agreements Intern Job

Gwynedd, PA, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ADM008642

& 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

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

Merck Research Lab is currently
recruiting for a summer intern within Merck Investigator Studies Program. The
Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) and Consulting Group within Global
Operations is a Merck Research Laboratories organization that drafts,
negotiates, and executes agreements on a global basis.  We are responsible for negotiating
investigator-initiated clinical trial agreements, confidentiality agreements,
consulting agreements, material transfer agreements, and other agreements
related to clinical research.


One internship position is
available in 2018 in the MISP and Consulting group based at our Upper Gwynedd,
PA site. During the internship appointment, the candidate will work closely with
experienced contract negotiators to learn about the following topics:

  • The
    clinical trial process and scientific engagement process
  • Contract
    negotiation in a pharmaceutical setting
  • Compliance in a pharmaceutical
    setting on a global level



  • Required:
    Candidates must be currently pursuing a
    bachelor's degree in political science, criminal justice, English, or
    similar disciplines, or a full-time student pursuing a JD in Law with an
    interest in corporate or international law.
  • 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 June of 2018
  • Candidates
    must have superior communication and writing skills
  • Candidates
    must have excellent academic achievement and analytical ability
  • Candidates
    must be a good team player and have the ability to work independently
  • Candidates
    must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Candidates
    must be able to travel up to (5) percent of the time.

  • 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. 


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    accommodation for the application process please email us at


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    paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral
    or through other means.


    Visa sponsorship is not
    available for this position.


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