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  • www.merck.com
  • Rahway, NJ
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1891
  • Company - Public (MRK)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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At Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, we are unified around our purpose: We use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world. For more than a century, we’ve been at the forefront of research, bringing forward medicines, ...
Mission: It all comes back to inventing for life We are all inventors here, no matter the role or title. We rise to any challenge in pursuit of better health outcomes. Everything we do, in and out of the laboratory, is based on our deep appreciation for life. That’s the reason we come ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2022(#46), 2021(#61)

Top CEOs: 2021(#42), 2019(#87)

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Merck Reviews

4.1
84%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Rob Davis
Rob Davis
251 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Would Recommend to Anyone"

May 16, 2022 - Specialist, Engineering in Durham, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- site culture
- overall benefits
- tuition reimbursement
- employee development
- caring management
- strong strategic direction

Cons

- salaries can be lower compared to surrounding area
- innovation can be slow

Advice to Management

Could focus more on agility - making small, rapid decisions - rather than lengthy deliberate planning for one decision. Could move faster from ideas to implementation
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Diversity & Inclusion at Merck

4.2
(799 Reviews)

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Merck Interviews

Experience
Positive70%
Negative13%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online54%
Campus Recruiting13%
Employee Referral12%
Difficulty
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  1. Associate Director of Development Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    The interview process was very straight forward.. There are three rounds (a. recruiter, b. hiring manager, c. panel interview). However, the entire process was a bit long since there was a hang up with HR.
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Company Updates

August 2, 2021
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Fighting for health equity from inside the health care industry
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August 2, 2021
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Supporting the next generation of diverse scientists
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Merck Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired CompaniesFortune2020
  • Best Places to Work for LBGTQ EqualityHuman Rights Campaign’s Best Places to Work Corporate Equality Index2020

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Does Merck offer massages?

...great benefits, free coffee and tea...

January 9, 2021

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