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2019 MAH US Clinical Research Intern

Requisition ID: ADM010255

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 animal health clinical research team in Madison, NJ in the conduct of research that supports the registration of pharmaceuticals and vaccines for companion animals and livestock. Primary activities include:

  • Support the clinical research managers and clinical research associates in the design, implementation and reporting of clinical studies in multiple animal species.
  • Actively participate in data entry and data management in support of the data managers.
  • General logistical support for clinical research activities.


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
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Completed at least 2 years of college course work by June 2019
  • 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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2019 MAH US Clinical Research Intern

Madison, WI

Published on 02/28/2019