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2019 MRL US Regulatory Affairs Intern

Requisition ID: REG003976

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 is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. 

The US Regulatory Affairs team within Merck's Research Labs division is currently recruiting for a summer intern. The intern will focus on projectsand regulatory reviews related to Drug Shortages and Deletions, and UserFees.  These two regulatory areas arecritical to successful mitigation of supply disruptions of drugs and ensuringimportant new therapies are available to patients as soon as possible in the USmarket.  The intern will also haveproject opportunities in other US Regulatory areas, including but not limitedto Import/Export, Financial Disclosure, and Promotional Materials.


The successful candidate will be expected to build andsustain professional partnerships with key internal and cross-functionalcontacts, as well as potentially have exposure to direct interactions with FDAstaff, to ensure success of the assigned regulatory projects.

This is a full- time internship position. Housingsubsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by thestudent.


  • Required: Candidates must be currently enrolledin a graduate program related to the Pharmaceutical Industry (e.g., Pharmacist,MSN, MD, Masters in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, etc.)

RequiredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (12) weeks beginning in May or June of 2019.

PreferredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have an interest in pursuing acareer in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Candidates should have pharmacy or clinicalexperience.
  • Candidates should have prior project managementexperience.
  • Candidates should have an interest or prioreducation in regulatory affairs.
  • Candidates should have process improvementexperience (e.g., Six Sigma).

Your 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. 


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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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