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Policy & Communication Internship

Job Requirements

We invite you to do your Internship with us!

Merck is a pharmaceutical company seeking for an enthusiastic and dynamic intern to support Our Policy and Communications Team. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in communications strategies, local policy and patient engagement within a fast-paced environment. 

Our Policy & Communications team collaborate with governments and policy organizations at local and national levels. We address legislative and regulatory issues that promote and protect the discovery of innovative medicine, vaccines and animal health products while improving and protecting patient access to care. We take great care to monitor and manage the reputation of our company communicating the work we do to improve lives.

Experience you will gain,

  • Public Speaking
  • Digital Communication
  • Development and implementation of communications plans
  • Coordination of internal and external events
  • Volunteering
  • Community relations with patient advocacy groups and professional associations
  • Gain knowledge about local and federal laws and regulation for the healthcare industry 

Work Experience


  • Active student in an accredited academic institution in last year Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree 
  • Minimum two letters of recommendation
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish, in written and oral.

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, 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.

Our Company is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Requisition ID:P-100515

Policy & Communication Internship

Full Time

Published on 06/23/2022

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