Merck 2022 Exploratory Science Center Summer Intern, Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts
As a science-based healthcare company with a longstanding commitment to inventing and providing important medicines and vaccines, subject to applicable law, we require all U.S. and Puerto Rico based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption or accommodation. We are committed to supporting our employees during this process as we work to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
The Future Talent Program features internships that last 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.
Our Company 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. Our Research Division is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow and will take our Company'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.
Our Company's Exploratory Science Center in Cambridge provides a unique experience to contribute to our Company's drug discovery efforts at one of the earliest stages of the process. To this end, we strive to create a fast-paced, nimble and flexible environment of mutual respect, creativity, invention and teamwork. Interns will be part of a highly collaborative and innovative scientific culture with the ultimate goal of learning new biology, chemistry, and technology that drives therapeutic development. Students will be exposed to immunology, microbiology, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry and bioactive discovery both within the our Company's Exploratory Science Center and other sites across the country. With access to our Company's proven global R&D organization, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
We are seeking intern candidates at all levels with strong academic performance, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional environment. Successful candidates will work within a diverse group of scientists studying new biology pathways and processes within the drug discovery process. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to learn about and gain first-hand experience in the fields of chemistry, chemical biology, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and science/business operations.
Required Education and Experience:
Candidates must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Biology or Chemistry or related field.
Candidate must have taken courses covering fundamentals of chemistry, biochemistry, and/or molecular biology
Candidate must be available from June to August 2022
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Candidate should be highly motivated and driven and willing to learn new science
Candidate should be a strong team player
Candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills
Candidate should be comfortable using a PC computer and proficient in Windows-based operating systems and basic applications, such as spreadsheets and databases
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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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
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Requisition ID: R161562
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