2018 MRL MISP Agreements Intern

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

Merck& Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United Statesand Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio ofprescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The differencebetween potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation andinventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy forover a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forwardmomentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in globalhealthcare.

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 downon this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific researchfacility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities andworld-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to createbreakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach seriousdiseases.

Merck Research Lab is currentlyrecruiting for a summer intern within Merck Investigator Studies Program. TheMerck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) and Consulting Group within GlobalOperations is a Merck Research Laboratories organization that drafts,negotiates, and executes agreements on a global basis.  We are responsible for negotiatinginvestigator-initiated clinical trial agreements, confidentiality agreements,consulting agreements, material transfer agreements, and other agreementsrelated to clinical research.

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

  • Theclinical trial process and scientific engagement process
  • Contractnegotiation in a pharmaceutical setting
  • Compliance in a pharmaceuticalsetting 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.
  • RequiredExperience:

  • 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 isintegral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations tocome, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help makemeaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’reinventing for life. 


    If you need anaccommodation for the application process please email us atstaffingaadar@merck.com.


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    Visa sponsorship is notavailable for this position.


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