Broaden Internship Program
Broaden Internship Program

Broaden Internship Program




1)    Overview:

The “Broaden Program” is an internship program designed to provide graduate level students and/or recent post-graduates the opportunity to gain experience in a career path they are considering, within medical affairs at EMD Serono.

Prospective candidates should be pursuing a graduate degree in a field, such as biological sciences, bioengineering, medicine, chemistry, or pharmacy

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

About Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science, and electronics. Around 58,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live.Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand.

About EMD Serono

EMD Serono is the healthcare business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the United States and Canada. This connection to our global business allows us to leverage resources that optimize the delivery of products and services to customers and patients in the U.S.

2)    Internship:

Candidates, who are authorized to work in the US, may be offered a paid 3–4-month summer internship as part of EMD Serono's Broaden internship program. Selected candidates will be engaged as temporary workers through EMD Serono’s staffing agency, Randstad USA.    

We have two internship opportunities available for the summer 2024 cohort:

1.           Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Internship: Support the development of HEOR projects including but not limited to systematic literature reviews (SLRs), real-world evidence (RWE) studies/database analyses, economic modeling, and other HEOR-related activities

2.           Scientific Communication Internship: We are seeking a dedicated and proactive intern to support our Scientific Communications team. The selected candidate will play a crucial role in bolstering activities across various functions including, but not limited to Medical Information, Medical Publications, Medical Review, and Digital. This position provides a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the multifaceted world of medical affairs and scientific communications, gaining hands-on experience and insights.


 3)    Mentorship:

Each Broaden Program intern will be assigned an EMD Serono contact person who will provide day-to-day and project support and guidance through the summer term

Additionally, each Broaden intern will be assigned an onboarding buddy to provide additional support

4)    Eligibility:

Must be pursuing a graduate degree or post-doctoral training in, life sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, biostatistics, or bioengineering.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Open to remote internships for non-Boston-based candidates.

5)    How to Apply:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a closing date of January 15, 2024.

Please provide the following:

·       Cover letter with a brief description of yourself and why you are interested in the Broaden Program internship. Additionally, please specify which of the two internship opportunities you are interested in and why.

·       Resume/CV

Email to:

Address: 1 Technology Pl Rockland, Massachusetts 02730
Contact: Broaden Program Working Group
Phone: 781-490-0449


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