Merck 2019 IT Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR) Program in Austin, Texas

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. 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 an individual 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.

Merck Information Technology (IT) provides technology leadership and innovation for business solutions that support Merck's divisions including Research and Development, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, Animal Health and Corporate functions such as Finance and Human Resources. Merck IT is a global support organization that interacts with all levels of the business to support Merck's mission of improving the lives of patients and satisfying customer needs. We deliver requested services and make recommendations on ways to enhance the workplace and the experience of working at Merck. We also collaborate with our colleagues to deliver the right level of services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation. Operating

as a business partner, we are able to propose new ideas and innovative solutions to our internal clients that enable new

business capabilities.

Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR)Program Description

The goal of the Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR) Program in the Information Technology division is to create a diverse, talented network of IT professionals and business leaders/influencers. The program will offer these individuals a path of differentiated exposure and investment in order to develop their technical, business, and leadership capabilities so that they know Merck’s/MSD’s business, understand IT processes and will engage meaningfully to help positively affect the company economics and impact the value realization of IT and business solutions.

We are looking for graduates with outstanding academic records of achievement and demonstrated leadership abilities,

candidates who are analytical and inquisitive about the interrelationships of various components, and perceptive, quick

learners committed to helping to further Merck's vision and mission.

We are also looking for candidates willing to help drive our IT hub strategy with rotations throughout our US locations (including but not limited to NJ, Austin TX, PA, Boston MA) and possible international travel.

The program allows new hires to experience three rotations over a two and a half year period (one half year, two full year) in various business areas and work locations. Sample potential locations include NJ, TX, PA, MA, and abroad. Each individual will be partnered with a buddy, a coach, and an executive mentor who will be able to help with acculturation at Merck and career planning. Rotations are assigned based on the individual’s development interest,

discussions with their mentor, and alignment with business needs.

Examples of areas you can work in are:

Data Science & Informatics

Business/Technical Analysis

Project Management

Business Analysis/Technical Analysis

Digital Product Development


Cyber Security

  • Cloud Technologies

Education Minimum Requirement:

Recent Bachelor’s or Master’s degree graduate

  • Degree should be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business, Computer Science (or similar)

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future

  • Willingness to potentially rotate through different geographical areas (including but not limited to NJ, TX, PA, MA)

  • Willingness to travel for project assignments as needed

Passion for technology and healthcare

Superior communication and interpersonal skills

Team-oriented self-starter

Demonstrated leadership abilities

Effectively works under pressure

Preferred Experienceand Skills:

  • At least 1 internship or co-op in a related field

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

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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Title: 2019 IT Emerging Talent Rotational (ETR) Program

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Branchburg

Requisition ID: BUS002811