2019 MBA Brand Marketing Intern

Merck USA - Upper Gwynedd, PA4.1

Requisition ID: ADM010119

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’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide. The Global Human Health organization serves all of the markets around the world and is a world leader, developing, manufacturing and commercializing products.

The MBA Brand Marketing Intern will report into the US Marketing group within GHH’s Hospital & Specialty business unit.

The US Marketing group works closely with internal groups, including Market Research and Promotions, and external groups to understand the opportunities and challenges of an ever-changing pharmaceutical market and to develop and lead the implementation of US product strategies.

The MBA Brand Marketing Intern will/may:
Make operational contributions to assigned area which may include Strategic Marketing, Brand Management, New Product Planning, and Communications Management
Participate in financial planning and management activities such as budget management, forecasting, business case development, and P&L analysis
Gain knowledge of internal/external challenges to improve product marketing offerings
Solve complex problems in assigned area
Work independently; receive minimal guidance
Promote teamwork and open discussion of issues
Interpret customer needs, assess requirements, and identify solutions

Merck has a strong commitment to develop world-class digital solutions and to take a leading position in the digital space. Candidates may be involved in the exploration of digital solutions to include development and execution of digital strategies supporting the overall product strategy.

Interns will have the opportunity to be considered for full-time positions, which may include acceptance into our Accelerated Development Program (ADP) for the US commercial market that focuses on broadening business acumen through business unit rotations in account management, finance, commercial analytics, contracting and marketing.

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


Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Candidate must have a BA or BS Degree
  • Candidate must be currently enrollment in an MBA program; preferred focus in: Healthcare Management, Marketing, Strategy
  • Candidate must have completed one year of MBA coursework by Summer 2019 and be registered for the Fall 2019 Semester
Required Experience and Skills:
Candidates are required to have 1 years’ work experience/relevant internship experience in one or more of the following:

  • Account Management
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare
  • Finance
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong Communication skills
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Preferred candidates have experience working on cross-functional teams
  • Preferred candidates have strong business planning and analytical skills
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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.