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    Full-time Position
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  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      December 10,2021
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    Intern - Trade Compliance

    Are you looking for an internship where you are free to take initiative? Would you like to experience working in one of the biggest multinationals in the pharmaceutical industry? We are looking for a HBO of MSc student with interest in Trade Compliance who is searching for a challenging internship in our innovative company?

    Your internship project
    Trade Compliance is responsible for monitoring the import and export flows worldwide. Currently, this department is transitioning from an operational to a strategic department. In order to support the transition, we need to gain more visibility and control into our supply chain flows related covering more than 120 countries and have multiple internal and external stakeholders.

    As an intern you work together with Trade Compliance specialists to connect with stakeholders’ and analyses reports to perform a current state assessment. Based on this baseline you need to identify gaps, opportunities and improvements related to our EMEA’s import and export activities, and to be able to present the results to internal stakeholders.

    Your responsibilities

    • Analyze information from different sources and stakeholders in order to identify gaps or opportunities
    • Structure the data so that it for internal and external reporting
    • Be able to present the results of your assessment for a non-expert audience
    • Not be afraid to ask questions and to find the answers
    • Providing a fresh perspective within the department: your opinion matters

    The above-mentioned responsibilities are an indication of what you will be doing after proper onboarding and initial learning and development. This provides you with the opportunity to learn and hereafter perform tasks independently. In consultation with your supervisor, you could take on additional tasks and responsibilities.

    Who are you?

    • An HBO of MSc student who is enthusiastic about International Trade & Politics, & Data Analytics
      • Possible educations: Business Administration, Trade Management, International Business
    • You are familiar with Excel and PowerPoint
    • Not afraid of Laws and Regulations
    • You are searching for an internship where you have the freedom to take initiative
    • You are fluent in English
    • You are available for a period of 5 months for 4-5 days a week

    What we offer:

    Being an intern at our company means you will work together with a team on healthcare in an international environment. As a student, you will get the opportunity to develop yourself. In addition, we offer:

    • The possibility to gain experience within the pharmaceutical industry
    • The chance to show your potential
    • A challenging and dynamic work environment with lots of space to develop yourself
    • Professional guidance by an experienced specialist
    • A placement fee of € 500,- gross per month (based on a 40-hour week)

    Welcome in our team!

    Are you enthusiastic about this internship? Apply today and become a part of our team!

    You will be joining a vibrant team located in Haarlem, which is responsible for international transportation, import and export activities into and out of Europe, Africa and the Middle East and consist of 12 people with a broad range of skills and knowledge within supply chain, data and project management. As part the team you will be working directly with Regional Trade Compliance Lead, who acts a linking pin between our Global and Local teams with respect to existing and new import and export activities.

    Who we are …

    We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, 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 …

    In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.




    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.



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    Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


    No relocation

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