2020 Information Technology Intern

Merck - Branchburg, NJ4.1

Full-time | InternshipEstimated: $47,000 - $66,000 a year
Job Description

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

Our Information Technology (IT) provides technology solutions across all divisions of our company to help fulfill the mission of improving the lives of patients. We develop and use technology to help answer challenging questions like:

  • How can we help doctors enhance their engagement with patients?
  • How can we help our scientists invent more life-saving medicines?
  • How can we help streamline our supply and distribution channels?
Our company is looking for talented students to join our internship program starting in June 2020. Our IT Summer Intern Program offers participants a unique opportunity to explore different areas within IT. This professional development internship is 9-12 weeks (generally starting the first full week in June) and provides you with the chance to learn about IT and our Company. It features a program of networking activities and challenging projects to help you discover if our company's IT group is the right fit for your long-term goals. We are looking for students passionate about using technology to advancing healthcare.

Potential internship locations include NJ, PA, TX and MA. Please note that no housing assistance is available for these positions. This is a full- time summer internship position. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student.

Summer internship assignments are assigned based on business need and role availability with consideration to your skills and development goals. Internship project assignment can not be guaranteed at the time of application. Examples of areas you can potentially work in include:

Data Science & Informatics
Business/Technical Analysis
Project Management
Digital Product Development
Cyber Security
Cloud Technologies

Education Minimum Requirement:
Currently enrolled in a BA/BS or Master’s program with an anticipated graduation date between December 2020 and August 2022
Currently pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Business/Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Informatics/Data Science, or a related field.

Required Experience and Skills:
Passion for using technology for healthcare advancement
A self-starter with demonstrated campus/community leadership experience
Ability to work under pressure
Geographic flexibility and willingness to build new skills. Internship may be assigned in various US locations including but not limited to NJ, TX, PA and MA.
Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
Superior communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Experience and Skills:
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

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.




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If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com