Students and Graduates
Students & Graduates at MSD UK
Students and Graduates

At MSD we offer a wide range of opportunities for students!

Whatever your career path or background - whether you want to pursue research in the laboratory or an interest in clinical development, manufacture products or support our business in commercial or Head Office positions - MSD offers Early Talent opportunities to kick-start your career - all contributing to making a difference to people's lives.

Student Placements

Student Placement
Applications for 2020/21 open in the Autumn Our 12-month industrial placement programme offers a wide range of opportunities at MSD, with roles in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Business Analytics, IT, Clinical Trials, Manufacturing, Engineering and more.

Are you a student looking for an industrial placement which provides rewarding opportunities and diverse experiences? At MSD you will work with a collaborative team of dedicated colleagues who are willing to support you.
Student Roles
We believe that it is invaluable for you to have the opportunity to understand the broader business and form networks across the organisation. Whichever role you apply for, within our comprehensive 12-month programme there will be opportunities to develop your understanding of the business as a whole.

Please note: we do not offer summer internships.
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Student
Experiences during your time with us could include:
  • Visits to our sites across the UK
  • Networking lunches with both the Leadership Team and employees across our organisation
  • Volunteering opportunities within the local community
  • Social activities with fellow students
  • Training on employability skills, such as interview techniques, effective presentations and CV support

Our Student Placements are available in the following areas...

Global HH
OUR GLOBAL HUMAN HEALTH ORGANISATION
Marketing
Marketing Operations
Medical Affairs
Clinical Research
External Affairs
Digital Marketing Consumer Engagement
IT
Procurement and Strategic Capabilities
Human Resources
Business Insights and Data Solutions
Development Quality
Animal Health
OUR ANIMAL HEALTH ORGANISATION
 
IT
Marketing​​​​​​​
 
Research Lab
OUR MSD RESEARCH LABORATORIES Clinical Research
Manufacturing
OUR MANUFACTURING SITE Bulk Manufacturing
Package and Supply Chain
Packaging/Technical Operations
Engineering and Technology
IT
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At MSD we offer a wide range of opportunities for graduates!

Whatever your career path or background - whether you want to pursue research in the laboratory or an interest in clinical development, manufacture products or support our business in commercial or Head Office positions - MSD offers Early Talent opportunities to kick-start your career - all contributing to making a difference to people's lives
Graduates
Applications for 2020/21 open in the Autumn Are you a bright, passionate and innovative graduate who is willing to learn, excited to get involved and committed to putting the patient at the forefront of everything you do? The Graduate Scheme at MSD provides a robust foundation of skills and experiences to prepare you for a successful career within the pharmaceutical industry.
Our 24-month Graduate Programme offers a wide range of opportunities at MSD within our UK Business including Global Human Health, Animal Health and MSD Research Laboratories.

We believe that it is invaluable for you to have the opportunity to understand the broader business and form networks across the organisation. To accomplish this, throughout the duration of the 24-month scheme, you will also work on a cross-functional project alongside colleagues from other areas of the business, enabling you to develop an understanding of the broad range of roles within the organisation and build your professional network.

So, if you have a real drive to succeed and proactively take accountability for your development, apply to join our team!

If you can't find a Graduate scheme that is right for you, click here to join our talent community today and search below for all of our other roles available at MSD.  
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