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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ireland Student Opportunities​​​​​​​
Do you want to kick-start your career in one of Ireland’s largest healthcare companies?​ At our company, we offer a wide range of Early Talent job opportunities across all our Irish sites that will provide you with hands-on, practical experience and mentorship from top experts in the industry.

Graduate Programme

Graduate applications open in September 2020
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You will avail of interdepartmental rotations across different areas of the business, developing your skillset and gaining practical experience. 
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You will get tailored mentoring with senior leaders and active support to develop your career.
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You will have the opportunity to build your network with top experts in the pharma industry as well as other recent graduates. 
The experience I’ve gained during the graduate programme allowed me to progress my career within Sterile Biopharmaceutical manufacturing in Brinny. This in turn has provided the opportunity to go on a year’s assignment to MSD Singapore.
Aislinn
Graduate, MSD Brinny

MSD look to build your technical knowledge and place you on challenging projects which makes it an ideal company for any graduate... It’s a fast-paced environment, balanced with lots of sports and fun as there are a wide variety of clubs and societies to cater for everyone.
Erin
Graduate, MSD Brinny

The Graduate Programme is a great way to experience a wide range of different departments. Each rotation comes with increasing responsibility, and there is a fantastic support network... I have since moved to the Global Engineering Solutions group, working across multiple countries.
Svetovar
Frank
Graduate, MSD Ballydine

Internship Programme

Internship applications open in September 2020
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Gain practical experience and further training from the best in the industry, in exciting areas such as Biologics, Engineering, GMP, Supply Chain and Technical Operations. 
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Join the MSD global network and avail of in-depth mentoring from senior leaders and pharma experts, and build your network with other interns and recent graduates. 
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Achieve your potential while working on real projects and impactful work that makes a difference. Our Internships vary in duration to suit the stage you are at in your studies. ​
As a part of the MHI Global family, it is rewarding to be a part of a team focused on the same goal – helping our clients. The team is very close-knit and has a family feel. My role is unique in that there is something different to tackle every day based on the needs of our clients.
Emma
Intern, MSD Biotech, Dublin
There is a lot of open opportunities in MSD and people willing to teach you.  
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Ariane
Intern, MSD Carlow
As a part of the MHI Global family, it is rewarding to be a part of a team focused on the same goal – helping our clients. The team is very close-knit and has a family feel. My role is unique in that there is something different to tackle every day based on the needs of our clients.
Adam
Intern, MSD Ballydine

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Apprenticeship & MSD Ireland Friends and Family Programmes

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Apprenticeship Programme
Apprenticeships are programmes of structured education and training which formally combines learning in the workplace with an educational training centre. MSD Ireland offer a number of apprenticeship programmes such as Lab Analyst, Electrical Instrumentation, Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting. Our apprenticeship opportunites will be advertised on this site.

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Transition Year Programme
​​​​​​We offer Transition Year Programmes across all of our MSD sites. This is an excellent opportunity for Secondary School students to gain exposure to the pharmaceutical industry. This programme is open to MSD Ireland employees friends and family members and places, will be given on a first come, first served basis. For queries please reach out to your local MSD Transition Year site point of contact.
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Student Summer Work Placements 
MSD is proud to offer our employees the opportunity to refer friends and family members to avail of summer work experience in our sites. Student work placements typically run from June to August each year across a variety of functions. Students should be completing industry relevant educational course or qualification. Please refer to our Early Talent policy for more details.

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