2019 MRL Study Manager Graduate Intern

Requisition ID: ADM009757

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.¬ 

Merck Research Labs is currently recruiting for (2)graduate-level summer interns within the Center for Observational & Real-WorldEvidence (CORE) department . ¬ 

The position will entail supporting several observationalresearch projects in support of reimbursement activities. It requires projectmanagement and basic epidemiological skills. This includes understandingepidemiology concepts and methodology, research skills, managingtimelines/tracking deliverables and facilitating meetings. In addition, ad-hocrequests such as literature reviews, participating in process improvementinitiatives and shadowing a current study manager may be included.

At the conclusion of the term, the intern will shareresults and recommended actions as a final project presentation.

Applicants should have a career interest in supportingobservational research, project/budget management and learning how to executestudies/initiatives. They should have the ability to develop timelines, followup, communicate updates and results, and recommend the best practices. If youare the kind of individual who thrives on challenges within a changingenvironment and possesses the diligence, curiosity, leadership and businessskills that are of value to our business, we invite you to apply.


A letter of reference from a professor is highlyrecommended; you may attach it in the same section of the profile as yourresume

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



  • Required: Candidates must be currently pursuing a minimum of a master's degree in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, or a related field.

  • Candidates must have completed at least (1) year of graduate study by June of 2019.

RequiredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) consecutive weeks beginning in May or June of 2019.

  • Candidates must have strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Candidates must have a basic knowledge of epidemiologic or outcomes research.

  • Candidates must have strong project management skills.

  • Candidates must be detail-oriented and driven, with demonstrated characteristics of a forward-thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts to learning about new processes.¬ 

PreferredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have exposure to clinical or observational research (1-2 years' related job experience, or equivalent experience).¬ 

  • Candidates should be highly organized, creative, and detail-oriented.

  • Candidatesshould have experience developing job aids / tools, training guides, and presentations.

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 staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.¬  Please, no phone calls or emails.¬  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.¬  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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