2018 MRL Biology Co-Op - Cambridge Job

Employer
Merck
Location
Cambridge, MA, US
Posted
October 12 2017
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Pharma
Requisition ID: ADM008769

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 co-op student within Infectious Diseases and Vaccines. We are
seeking an emerging scientist with curiosity and attention to detail. The co-op
will perform basic techniques in support of discovery biology research,
including preparation of basic molecular and cellular biology reagents. The student
will meticulously apply pre-defined procedures to execute experiments, observe
all details and record results in a highly organized manner. The successful
candidate will effectively communicate results in both written and oral form,
contributing to a diverse team while asking questions.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Required:
    Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Bachelors, or Masters degree
    program in Biology or a related field
  • Candidates
    must be returning to school following completion of the co-op.


  • Required
    Experience:



  • Candidates
    must be available to work full-time for up to 6 months beginning in early 2018
  • Candidates must
    have completed at least (1) college level microbiology and/or molecular
    biology laboratory course
  • Candidates
    must be a rising junior or senior
  • Candidates
    must have experience with Microsoft Office


  • Preferred
    Experience:



    • Previous
      co-op training 


    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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    Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be 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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    FTP2018



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