2019 MRL Medical Writing Intern

Requisition ID: ADM009839

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.¬ 

MerckResearch Labs' Medical Writing team is seeking highly motivated summer internswith interests in medicine, pharmacology/pharmacy, or biological sciences, aswell as interests in writing and communicating medicine and science.¬  The goal of these positions is for thestudents to gain broad insight into the drug development process, knowledge ofclinical regulatory documents, and hands on experience in regulatory medicalwriting.¬  The Medical Writing departmentis responsible for creating documents that report the results of clinicaltrials in subjects receiving investigational Merck products to regulatoryagencies in the U.S. and worldwide.¬ These documents include clinical study protocols, clinical studyreports, Investigator Brochures, and overall summaries of clinicalprograms.¬  The Medical Writing departmentworks in all of Merck's therapeutic areas, including oncology, infectiousdisease, cardiology, diabetes, and neurology.¬ The summer intern will work on a project that will give them individualand team experience with how clinical trials are designed, analyzed, andreported.¬  They will work under theguidance of a mentor and have observational as well as hands-onresponsibilities.

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

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Required: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a bachelor of science degree or equivalent program in the life sciences OR in afield related to medicine.


Required Experience and Skills:

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

  • Candidates must have completed at least (3) years of study toward bachelor's degree or (2) years in a field related to medicine by June of 2019.

  • Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Office (specifically Word and utilizing Word templates).

  • Candidates must have theability to work well in a team environment.

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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Other Locations: Boston, MA, US; Upper Gwynedd, PA, US
Employee Status: Temporary
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 5
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