2019 Field Based Companion Animal Veterinary Internship

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Madison, NJ, US

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Requisition ID: ADM010076

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.  


This Summer Intern will be field based. The job scope and primary focus for this position is to gain an understanding of and actively support the professional services strategy across the regions and territories via coordination and execution of activities including:
  • Understand the role of Professional Services Veterinarians and participate in field and home office activities
    • Ride with a Professional Services Veterinarian in the field
      • Developing and executing plans for engaging customers and meeting customer needs
      • Participate in field based events including dinner meetings and meetings with key stakeholders
    • Attend a Professional Services Meeting or a product launch meeting
  • Work on expanding the presence and impact of Merck Animal Health Professional Services
    • Work on a social media campaign for professional services
    • Raise awareness of the profession through education
  • Support and service MAH product portfolio
    • Develop presentations on disease states (topic of choice)
    • Learn how presentations can affect veterinarians in the field
  • Ensure clear, concise and timely communication and also problem identification with Professional Services
  • Support and service MAH product portfolio
You will be required to rent a car.   As part of this position, you will have to be legally authorized to rent a car in the state in which you reside.
This is a full- time internship position. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student.

Education Minimum Requirement:   
  • Candidates must be enrolled in Veterinary School
  • Candidates must have completed at least 1 year of veterinary school by June 2019 .
Required Experience and Skills: 
  • Candidates must be available for a period of 9-12 weeks beginning the last of week of May 2019
  • Candidates must be able to Travel 40 - 50% of the time
  • Candidates must have excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills 
  • Candidates must have general computer skills including working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to use an iPad
  • Candidates must have the ability to be organized, adapt to a changing environment, work independently and also as part of a team
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Preferred candidates have basic knowledge of the Animal Health industries.
  • Preferred candidates have technician or Veterinary Clinic experience.
  • Preferred candidates have research experience
  • Preferred candidates have a GPA of 3.0 or higherYour 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. 
If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to 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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Employee Status: Temporary
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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