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2023 EHS Intern - NC

The Future Talent Program features internships that lasts up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Manufacturing & Supply Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

As an intern and under EHS staff supervision, to provide EHS support for implementation of key EHS initiatives and projects at the Durham NC site

The role:

The Global Safety & Environment Intern will provide environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance and technical support to local site business partners related to compliance programs (i.e. General Occupational Safety, High-Risk Work, Industrial Hygiene, Air/Water/Waste Environmental programs).

Required Education & Experience:

  • Candidates must be currently pursuing a Bachelors/ Master’s Degree in Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology or another technical program.
  • Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of College course work
  • Candidates must be able to work full time for a period of 9-12 weeks
  • Candidates must have critical thinking, communication, problem-solving and computer skills
  • Candidates must have the ability to receive verbal or written direction and implement corresponding changes
  • Candidates must have the ability to think critically about process inefficiencies and propose solutions

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Candidates should have prior internship or work experience in the Environmental, Health, and Safety field or in chemical manufacturing.
  • Candidates should have the ability to convey ideas and explain decisions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Candidates should have the ability to work in a small team

Your role 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.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of biopharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time. 

Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, 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 …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.