Women of Color in Pharma

2022 Clinical Sciences and Study Management Intern

Merck & Co., Inc.
Rahway, New Jersey, United States
7 days ago


Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

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

Clinical Sciences and Study Management is a group within the Global Clinical Trials Operations (GCTO) department which focuses on the planning, execution and close out of clinical trials within a program. Clinical trials provide the required data which allows our Company to bring new prescription medications and vaccines to the market.

The Clinical Science and Study Management team is seeking a motivated, technically skilled student intern majoring in the biological sciences or public health. The student should have a strong interest in clinical trials administration and drug discovery process.

Successful candidates will be able to work independently as well as proactively collaborate with colleagues. Primary responsibilities will include assisting clinical trials teams with the planning, execution and/or close out of a clinical trial(s). The candidate will be an active team participant, attend team meetings and will complete virtual our Company trainings on how to plan, execute and/or close out a clinical trial.

This candidate may be responsible for tracking trial timelines and may become proficient in project management tools. The candidate may interact with internal and external stakeholders (study sites, vendors, committees, etc.) in support of clinical study objectives.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
  • Candidates must be a full-time student pursuing a BS/BA, MS or PhD in Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Research or Health Care Administration, Public Health, Biology or other relevant disciplines
  • Candidates must have strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • Candidates must have analytical ability to review trends, design and create reports and/or presentations
  • Candidates must be able to summarize data and trends in writing

Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Candidates should have Project Management experience (e.g. deliver project/assignment by specific date, overcome obstacles that impact the project delivery, MS project, etc.)

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" that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. 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 ...

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for ...

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.


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Employee Status:
Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

No relocation

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Travel Requirements:
No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:
Not Specified


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Requisition ID:R138023

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59246303
  • Location:
    Rahway, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: 2022 Clinical Sciences and Study Management Intern
  • Company Name: Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Job Function: Customer Service
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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