Merck 2018 MRL Chemistry, Modeling, & Informatics Intern in South San Francisco, California

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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.

The Future Talent Program features internships that last 9-12 weeks and the Early Development and Discovery Sciences Department has an internship within Chemistry, Modeling, and Informatics in South San Francisco,CA.

AI is delivering significant advances in the tech world, and we are interested in applying recent advances in the area to helping improve the efficiency of small molecule drug discovery. More specifically, we will apply recent advances in deep learning algorithms to prediction of properties, particularly ones that are important, but have historically been difficult to predict accurately. The student will learn about how drug discovery works at Merck, and about the science that happens in biopharma.


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a minimum of a BS/BA in: Biology,Biochemistry, Chemistry or relevant discipline

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Required Experience:

  • Candidates must be available for a period of 9-12 continuous weeks,beginning June 2018

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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Title: 2018 MRL Chemistry, Modeling, & Informatics Intern

Primary Location: NA-US-CA-South San Francisco

Requisition ID: ADM009325