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Merck 2021 Global Market Access Intern in Rahway, New Jersey

Job Description

The Global Market Access internship lasts up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects within our Affordability, Access Strategy, or Pricing organizations. These opportunities are meant to provide you with a great development opportunity to enter the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry and see if we are the right company for your professional goals.

The vision of Global Market Access is to save and improve lives by achieving timely access for our medicines and vaccines at a price reflective of their value. As an intern, you will work with leaders within our organization to execute our strategy.

We are looking for self-motivated and talented individuals to bring diverse perspectives to join our team and strengthen your understanding of the importance of access for patients, payers, and manufacturers. The goal of this internship is to develop pertinent skills such as business acumen, strategy development, problem-solving, project management, and analytics while better preparing you for a future career in the pharmaceutical or health care industry.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Candidates currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree (preferable) in public health, business, finance, or related field

  • Candidates must have a strong passion for healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) consecutive weeks beginning in May or June of 2021.

  • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Candidates should have previous experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries is preferred but not required.

  • Candidate should have previous analytical background or experience using new technologies and capabilities is preferred but not required.

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

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 …

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 .





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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)


No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Not Specified


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Requisition ID: R102479