A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
We do things differently. You can add to it, whether you’re looking for an opportunity while you’re still in university or you’re ready to start a career. Bring your curiosity and individuality to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, where you’ll develop professional skills, get hands-on experience, and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
As a creative technologist, you will join a carefully selected team of enthusiastic designers and developers creating user-centric and disruptive digital products that really matter. Your desire is to use technology to improve the everyday life of many people. You will help develop all kinds of emerging technology-based projects from nimble tools over sophisticated platforms to gripping prototypes and support the design team in creating outstanding experiences using the appropriate and feasible technology. Enjoy a vivid environment of curiosity where you'll learn something new every day.
We’ve developed a comprehensive internship program for the different professions in our team. Find out more about the perks & development opportunities below.
What you can expect:
- Experienced Team & Mentors - Not only are we the nicest people in the world, we also want to help you to improve your professional skills and will support you wherever we can.
- Startup Environment - We are not what you would expect from a big corporate, and that’s on purpose. We believe in fast decisions and agile methods.
- Extensive Payment & Benefits - Besides a competitive salary, interns at our office can qualify for a bonus for exceptional work. You also have the chance to visit a conference during your time with us.
- State of the art hardware & software - Your development should not be restricted by the tools you use. That’s why we will provide you with the best equipment that’s available.
- Professional Development - Besides the wide-spread possibilities on self-development that are offered by our company, you have the chance of visiting one conference with the team.
- Most exciting Projects ever - We are active in virtually all fields of science, making it impossible not to be impressed by the variety of briefings that you will work on. Promised!
What we expect from you:
- Development Stack - You are familiar either with Unity (AR/VR), Swift (iOS), Python (Machine Learning, AI and IoT) or any other emerging technology.
- Code Quality - You know how to structure your project to improve readability, testability and reusability. You love to write clear comments.
- Work Samples - A portfolio that demonstrates your coding skills, structural thinking and visual aspiration of your final product.
- Thirst for Knowledge - You are always eager to learn new skills and technologies and to apply these in cutting edge projects and prototypes.
- Comprehensive Tool Kit - You are familiar with a modern IDE, Git and have played around with Docker. You adopt new tools with ease and curiosity.
- Interdisciplinary Understanding - You have experience at coding and designing and understand how other coders and designers work. You appreciate to be a team player.
- Solution Focused Mentality - You are stubborn when it comes to finding suitable solutions for given challenges and know how to put them into operation.
- Prototyping - You can implement interactions, animations and user flows in different levels of detail, test and communicate it’s meaningfulness.
What we offer: At the company, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!