Internship Information
Internship Title:Merck - MMD Engineering or Science Internship
Brief Internship Description:
Demonstrate and enhance your engineering and science skills as you take on project responsibilities, make meaningful contributions, and learn about pharmaceutical manufacturing with Merck's Manufacturing Division at its campus in Elkton, Virginia.  This internship can provide you with great development opportunities and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
Full Internship Description:

Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products.   Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you.  To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.  As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

DIVISION and LOCATION:   Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD),  Elkton, Virginia

-	Currently in sophomore or junior level curriculum, working toward BS in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry (with Analytical focus), or related life-science or bioengineering discipline
-     Available for 10 week internship beginning May or June 2016
-     Strong personal character and ethics
-     Superior Communication and Interpersonal Skills
-     Excellent Academic Achievement, Analytical Ability
-     Good team player and ability to work independently
-     U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of U.S. 

Our intern program features internships that last 10-12 weeks and will include one or more projects.  These assignments can provide you with great development opportunities and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.  Examples of projects and assignment areas include:

-	Demonstrate and improve processes for new and existing products 
-	Support manufacturing operations and technology transfers with technical investigations, problem solving, special projects and hands-on manufacturing floor support 

-	Support line production and maintenance operations
-	Maintain manufacturing processes at high levels of performance
-	Engineer plant site improvements to enhance safety, quality and the environment
-	Optimize existing processes to achieve improvements in process quality, yield and efficiency

-	Support line production operations with analytical testing and expertise
-	Maintain manufacturing processes at high levels of performance and regulatory compliance

If you are the kind of individual who thrives on challenge and possess the technical, leadership and business skills that are of value to our business, we invite you to apply.
Internship Address: 2778 South East Side Highway

Elkton, VA 22827 - 3628
Telecommute Option:No
Hours per week:40
Length (weeks):10
Internship ID:06600113