North Carolina Biotechnology Center

2023 Companion Animal Sales Intern - East

Merck & Co., Inc
Raleigh, United States (on-site)
10 days ago


Job Description

The Future Talent Program features internships that last up to 12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Animal Health Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

The Companion Animal Summer Intern will be located in Washington DC, Tallahassee/Jacksonville/St. Augustine FL, Greensboro/Raleigh/Durham NC. The intern will serve as an ambassador for some of our leading parasiticide products and new technologies in the companion animal market. This position will be a field-based sales role working closely with our sales representatives and management teams.

The intern will provide added value to our company's customers in companion animal veterinary clinics. The intern will interact with customers to gain firsthand sales experience. The job scope and primary focus for this position is to actively support the sales strategy across the region via coordination and execution of sales support activities including face to face calls, literature orders and other administrative tasks that are expectations of our representatives to drive sales in the region.

As a Sales Intern in our Animal Health Division, you will be required to rent a car. Candidates must be 20 years of age or older at the start of the internship to meet the necessary criteria to obtain a rental car agreement through our rental car provider.

Applications for this position will be reviewed at the end of October.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Candidates must be enrolled in any bachelor's degree program
  • Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of college course work by May 2023
  • Candidate must be available May 22nd - August 11th 2023
  • Candidate must be able toTravel up to 25 - 50% and reside in the agreed upon city during July, 2023
  • Candidates must have excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills.
  • Candidates must have computer skills including working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to use an iPad.
  • Candidate must be organized, manage their time, be able to adapt to a changing environment, and work independently.

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet. Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

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.




New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

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Employee Status:
Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)

No relocation

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Requisition ID:R201116

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65661000
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Raleigh, United States
  • Position Title: 2023 Companion Animal Sales Intern - East
  • Company Name For Job: Merck & Co., Inc
  • Job Function: Business Support
  • Entry Level: NO
  • Job Type: Full Time

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