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2023 Expanding Affinity Selections with mRNA-Display Libraries Co-op

The Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Research & Development Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

Position Description:
Co-op positions in our Research Labs (MRL) can not only provide you with a great development opportunity but also a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals. The Screening & Compound Profiling Department is seeking a co-op interested in research into Affinity Selections with mRNA-Display Libraries. The co-op will learn how to apply a suite of complementary, modern capabilities to problem solve in support of the mid-sized molecule pipeline. Potential involvement in a scientific publication may occur as a result of this research. We are seeking internship candidates with excellent academic performance, communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional environment. 

Required Education & Experience:

  • Candidates must have a BSc or Master's and be currently enrolled in an Master's or PhD program
  • Candidates must have Biochemistry and Molecular Biology experience

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates should have greater than 3 months continuous experience working in a scientific lab performing Biochemistry and Molecular Biology experiments

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe. 

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.