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2021 Global Clinical Trial Operations (Regions) Intern

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features internships that last up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects.  These opportunities in our Research Labs can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

Our company's Global Clinical Trial Operations (GCTO) regional team is currently recruiting for summer interns. GCTO is a global organization operating in over 50 countries and is responsible in the delivery of our company's diverse development portfolio comprising over 200 clinical trials in compliance with global and local regulations. The Regional organization is comprised of 4 distinct regions (North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe) and is responsible for a significant proportion of the GCTO budget, staff and deliverables.

The interns will engage with GCTO Regions leadership team and general staffing team members for participation in and/or leading projects that support regional operations driving the efficient and ethical conduct of clinical trials across the region.  Activities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Generation of performance metrics

  • Support of resource management

  • Development of effective communications

  • Development of tools to enhance investigator relationships

  • Support site and patient benchmarking activities

  • Support the Monitoring Excellence team which oversees all aspects related to clinical site monitoring

  • Process improvements

  • Development of tools to enhance conduct of clinical trial operations

  • Exposure to the field of clinical research and drug development with direct activities supporting country operations

  • Development of a capstone presentation illustrating internship activities and deliverables

Required Education and Skills:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a full-time BS/BA degree program in a science-related discipline.

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) weeks beginning in May or June of 2021.

  • Candidates must have completed at least (2) years of collegiate study by June of 2021.

Our Clinical and Pharmacovigilance teams manage studies to provide the safety and efficacy data required for regulatory approval of potential new drugs, vaccines and new indications for existing products. We ensure we conduct high quality clinical trials by integrating state-of-the-art technology and applying rigorous scientific and ethical standards.

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

Who we are …

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

INVENT

IMPACT

INSPIRE

FTP2021

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If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@msd.com
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Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

6

Requisition ID:R74799

2021 Global Clinical Trial Operations (Regions) Intern

North Wales, PA 19454
Full Time

Published on 10/18/2020