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2019 Animal Health Global Swine Marketing Intern

Requisition ID: ADM010126

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's Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry's most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.

The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the regional sales and marketing strategy across the regions and territories via coordination and execution of sales support and marketing activities including:

  • Support and service MAH product portfolio.
  • Logistical support for marketing activities.
  • Participate in field based events (trade show support; customers education regarding the features and benefits of MAH products and services).
  • Ensure clear, concise and timely communication and also problem identification with Sales, Marketing and Tech Services.

This is a full- time internshipposition. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Must be in the process of earning a BA or BS in Animal Science, Agribusiness, Veterinary School, Animal Health, Business, Marketing, Communications or related degree programs and completed at least 2 years of college coursework by June 2019

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Available for a period of 9-12 weeks beginning the last of week of May 2019
  • Critical thinking skills to carry out instructions and make decisions within scope of authority
  • Problem solving skills involving several variables
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures and be an active member of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
  • Ability to adapt communication to international audiences
  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Leadership roles during college
  • Additional language fluency highly desirable

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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Published on 01/15/2019