Summer Student (Temporary mandate)

Montreal (Kirkland), QC, CA
April 04 2018
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Requisition ID: ADM009241

The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. With a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products, Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

 Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

 The Summer Student Program is an enriching experience for both the manager and student.  For the students, it’s an opportunity to work with various professionals in a global business environment.  For the Managers it is an opportunity to develop students and expand the pipeline of future talent. 

 Merck is looking for summer students who are interested in working in the following areas:

  • Marketing
  • Commercial Operations
  • Internal Communications
  • Finance
  • Regulatory Affairs

  • Must have completed one year of post-secondary studies (CEGEP or equivalent, vocational/technical training)
  • Post-Secondary Education - must be a student registered full-time in a recognized educational institution and must be returning to school in the Fall
  • Must be available for the duration of the mandate (no breaks for vacation or other)
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with team members
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to learn and apply new information quickly
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.)
  • Past working experience in similar environment is considered an asset
  • Language skills: Bilingual preferred (French and English)
   Our employees are the key to our company's success.  We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.  Search Firm RepresentativesPlease Read Carefully: Merck 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.

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