2017 Pharm Sci Intern-Specialty Dosage Form Job

Rahway NJ
Nov 03, 2016
Dec 05, 2016
Organization Type
2017 Pharm Sci Intern-Specialty Dosage Form:ADM007743


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 Future Talent Program features internships that last 10-12 weeks during the months of June-August, 2017. For the 2017 program, students who accept the positions are responsible for housing costs.

The Specialty Dosage Forms (SDF) group within Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Supply (PSCS) is a Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) organization that develops new formulations and container closure systems for specialty products, screens prototype formulations, and conducts stability experiments on final drug products. We are responsible for optimizing the manufacturing processes including scale-up to commercial quantities, manufacturing GMP stability batches, clinical and toxicology batches, and supporting regulatory documentation activities.

One internship position is available in 2017 in the Specialty Dosage Forms group based at our Rahway, NJ site. During your internship appointment you will work closely with an experienced pharmaceutical industry scientist on a research project with key tasks that include, but not limited to, the following:

- Research focus on analytical method development using dissolution and separation techniques



- Full-time student pursuing a BS, MS or PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant discipline

Returning to school in Fall 2017


Available for 10-12 week internship beginning June 2017

Dissolution, HPLC, UV and other analytical techniques

Strong personal character and ethics

Superior communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent academic achievement and analytical ability

Good team player and ability to work independently

A letter of reference from a professor is highly recommended; you may attach it in the same section of the profile as your resume.

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.

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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-NJ-Rahway

Job Type: Intern

Employee Status: Temporary

Number of Openings: 1

Relocation Provided: None

Company Trade Name:Merck

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