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2020 Digital Analytics Graduate Intern
Merck & Co, Inc. | West Point, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

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

Our company's Research Lab's Global Digital Analytics and Technologies (GDAT) Department in West Point, PA is seeking graduate-level summer interns. The Global Digital Analytics and Technologies group at our company supports the use and analysis of data from digital health technologies in clinical research. The intern will work closely with a GDAT scientist as a mentor to analyze and interpret data from digital health devices to support ongoing projects and/or contribute to the design of trials that will utilize digital health devices. The intern may conduct analyses to explore relationships between digital health/sensor data, disease state, and clinical endpoints, leveraging statistical and/or predicative algorithm approaches. The intern will also participate in departmental and project team meetings to gain a broad perspective on the drug development process in the pharmaceutical industry. Students should have strong written and oral communication skills. The intern will have an opportunity to present their research results in both oral and written formats.

Required Education and Experience

* Candidates must be a currently graduate student pursuing a Master's or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
* Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) consecutive weeks beginning in May or June of 2020.
* Candidates must have completed at least (1) year of graduate studies toward a Master's or PhD degree by June 2020.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

* Candidates should have strong computational skills and interest in digital technology
* Candidates should have proficiency in MATLAB, Python, R or other scripting language
* Candidates should have knowledge of big data technologies and experience with cloud/cluster computing
* Candidates should have knowledge or interest in machine learning and data visualization approaches
* Candidates should have prior experience working with healthcare, biosensor data, or physiological data is a plus.
* Candidates should have strong leadership, interpersonal, communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills
* Candidates should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we "follow the science" and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And 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 …

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.

INVENT.

IMPACT.

INSPIRE.

FTP2020

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

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

EEOC Poster

EEOC GINA Supplement

OFCCP EEO Supplement

OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule

We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

No

Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified

Shift:

Not Indicated

Valid Driving License:

No

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

About Merck & Co, Inc.

Company Description

From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we're committed to improving health and well-being around the world.

We are inspired by the difference we can make in the lives of people around the world through the innovative medicines, vaccines, and consumer health and animal products we discover and produce.

Our products cover a broad range of areas, including heart and respiratory health, infectious diseases, sun care and women’s health. And we focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world – diseases like Alzheimer’s, diabetes and cancer – while building strengths in new areas like biologics.

While we work to develop innovative therapies, we also work hard to make sure they’re affordable. That’s why we offer assistance and discount programs to help make our medicines accessible to those who need them.

At today’s Merck, we’re applying our global reach and strength in scientific research to do more of what we’re passionate about: working to ensure a healthier future for all – one person at a time.

Company History

We've done great things in the past. Today, we're doing great things for the future.

Merck and Schering-Plough recently merged to create a new company. Today, we are the second-largest pharmaceutical company in the world. We also are a global leader in consumer products and animal care.

Both Merck and Schering-Plough have a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics.

While we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.

Mission & Values

  • Our business is preserving and improving human life. We also work to improve animal health.
  • We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • We are dedicated to the highest level of scientific excellence and commit our research to improving human and animal health and the quality of life. 
  • We expect profits, but only from work that satisfies customer needs and benefits humanity.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of our employees.

Working Here

At Merck, you'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. As part of our global team, you'll collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. Whatever your career path – whether it's pursuing original science in the laboratory, working directly with our customers, manufacturing quality products or supporting our business in another way – Merck offers opportunities to develop and expand your career while making a true difference in people's lives.  

Hiring Information

No matter what your specialty, there may be a place for you at Merck. We offer opportunities that can make a difference in your career – and in the world. We have career opportunities in various areas:

  • Research & Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Manufacturing & Supply
  • Information Services
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Sigma
  • Communications
  • Policy & Philanthropy
  • Legal

Benefits

Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people who matter the most in their lives.

Diversity

Diversity is the power of differences. We believe that having a diverse, inclusive workforce and organization makes us a more innovative and agile company, attuned to the needs of our customers. Every day, we strive to create an inclusive workplace, where diverse perspectives are respected and all opinions matter:

  • Diversity is woven throughout our business practices and training strategy.
  • Our leaders are accountable for specific objectives related to diversity and inclusion. Results are measured in terms of individual, division and company-wide performance.
  • We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants.
  • We cast a wide net in our search for talent, seeking qualified suppliers – large and small – from all segments of the business community. This includes minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses.