Merck KGaA

Industry sector:Chemical and pharmaceutical industry
Products, services:Oncology, Neurology & Immunlogy, Fertility, Endocrinology &
General Medicine; Diagnostic Applications; Semiconductor, Display
& Surface Solutions
Locations:Germany: Darmstadt, Weiterstadt, Gernsheim, Steinheim, Taufkir-
chen, Hohenbrunn, Hamburg, Berlin
Date of foundation:1668
Number of employees:62,700
The company:Merck, a leading science and technology company, operates across life science, healthcare and electronics. More than 60,000
employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways
to live. From providing products and services that accelerate drug development and manufacturing as well as discovering unique
ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – the company is everywhere. In 2021, Merck
generated sales of € 19.7 billion.
Planned staff requirements:500
Area of expertise:Biosciences, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, computer
sciences, engineering, medicine, mathematics, pharmacy, physics
Additional area of expertise:Inhouse Consulting, R&D, Quality, Finance, Marketing, Supply-
Chain, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Sales, Procurement
Desired qualifications:PostDoc, PhD, master, bachelor, technicians, students
Desired skills of applicants:Strong communication skills, fluency in English, internship
experience in industry, ability to work in international and cross-
functional teams
Career opportunities:Postdoc, direct entry & internship
Trainee program (positions/year):Yes (40 per year globally)