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2019 MRL Global Scientific & Medical Publications Co-op/Upper Gwynedd, PA

Requisition ID: ADM010146

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.

The Co-op student for the Clinical Trial Slide Files group in the Global Scientific & Medical Publications department will function as a fully-integrated member of the scientific writing team. Day-to-day activities will focus on developing PowerPoint slides from clinical study reports as described/explained by the scientific leader of the group. The Co-op student may be asked to audit study results in slides against the clinical summary reports and other source documents. The Co-op student will also attend team meetings to gain a wider perspective on the scientific writing and study summarization phase of clinical trial conduct. The Co-op student is responsible for the accurate transfer of information, plotting simple graphics in PowerPoint and Excel, summarizing information in table format and ensuring accuracy compared to source materials. The Co-op student will have the opportunity to gain further knowledge and expand their skill set in understanding statistical aspects, trial conduct design and methodology, and scientific writing. We are seeking candidates with strong academic performance, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi- functional environment.

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

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Required: Candidates must be currently pursuing a minimum of a bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Business & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Health Sciences, or a related major.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates must have PowerPoint and Excel (graphing and setting up formulas and equations).
  • Candidates must be able to work full-time for up to (6) months beginning in April of 2019.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have writing/editing experience, such as (depending on education level): newsletters, journal articles, presentation delivery.

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 assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to .

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Employee Status: Temporary
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2019 MRL Global Scientific & Medical Publications Co-op/Upper Gwynedd, PA

Upper Gwynedd Township, PA

Published on 01/30/2019