2019 MRL Biologics Analytical Sciences & Process Research Development Co-Op

Requisition ID: ADM009723

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. 

Merck's Research Labs is currently recruiting for co-op students within the Biologics Analytical Sciences andProcess Development groups. For 2019, (2) co-op positions acrossbiologics bioprocess development are available. 

 In this role, the co-op student will work toward some or all of the following goals and objectives: 

  • Advance research towards the development of novelBiotherapeutics with vision towards Clinical and Commercialization
  • Enable innovative biotechnology initiatives for processdevelopment, analytical characterization, and pilot scale production
  • Support bioprocess development research activitiessupporting cell line, upstream, downstream and operations groups
  • Develop structure function analytical methodologies toproduct and process characterization
This is a full-time co-op position. Housing subsidy is not available for this position and must be funded 100% by the student. 


  • Required: Candidates must be currently pursuing a minimum of a bachelor's degree in chemical or biological engineering, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or a related discipline.

RequiredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (6) consecutive months beginning in mid-2019.

PreferredExperience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

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. 


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 [email protected]


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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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Company Trade Name: Merck
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Kenilworth, NJ 07033, US