2017 Global Scientific & Medical Publications Co-Op Job

Upper Gwynedd PA
Dec 19, 2016
Jan 05, 2017
Organization Type
2017 Global Scientific & Medical Publications Co-Op:SCI004407


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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Co-op student for the Global Scientific & Medical Publications department will function as a fully-integrated member of the scientific writing team. Day-to-day activities will focus on:

- Developing PowerPoint slides from clinical summary reports as described/explained by the scientific leader of the group.

- The Co-op student may be asked to audit study results in slides against the clinical summary reports and source documents.

- The Co-op student will also attend team meetings to provide a wider perspective on the scientific writing and study summarization phase of clinical trial conduct.

- The Co-op student is responsible for accurate transfer of information, plotting simple graphics in Power Point and Excel, summarizing information in table format and ensuring accuracy compared to source materials.

- Co-op student will have the opportunity to gain further knowledge and skill set in understanding statistical aspects, trial conduct design and methodology and scientific writing.

- We are seeking candidates with strong academic performance, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi- functional environment.

Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA



- Required: Pursuing either Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree in science or related field, or is taking science/math courses (biology, chemistry, calculus, etc…)
- Must be returning to school in the Fall of 2017

Required Experience:

- Skills in Power Point and Microsoft and XL (graphing, and setting up formulas and equations) and writing/editing experience preferred, such as (depending on education level): newsletters, journal articles, presentation delivery.

- Applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program.

- Completed high school; currently interested in pursuing science major with some writing.

Preferred Experience:

- Science degree; some exposure to clinical research.

- Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.5.

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. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Job Type: Co/Op

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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