Merck 2019 Animal Health R&D Intern in Elkhorn, Nebraska

This is for Potential Future Hires for Summer 2019. This is an application for you to express interest in a job that will be posted in October 2018

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 Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry’s most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.

Applicants should have a science background and a working knowledge of basic laboratory techniques in life science, with a preference in virology and bacteriology field. Successful candidates are open to learning and committed to making an active contribution to team goals in a highly collaborative environment.

We are seeking interns with strong academic performance, communications skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional environment. This is a paid internship targeted to start in June 2019 for 10-12 weeks. This position does not provide housing or relocation assistance.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have completed their sophomore year towards a Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Veterinary Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Protein Science, Biomedical Engineering or Biotechnology by June 2019.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Strong interest in laboratory and clinical research, and solving scientific problems required

  • General computer skills are essential, along with the ability to keep accurate records.

  • Must be available for full-time employment for 9 – 12 weeks during the months of June - August 2019

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Basic laboratory skills and research experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills key

  • Time management and organization skills strongly preferred

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.

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Other Locations: NA-US-KS-DeSoto, NA-US-NJ-Madison

Title: 2019 Animal Health R&D Intern

Primary Location: NA-US-NE-Elkhorn

Requisition ID: ADM009924