Students & Graduates

Whether you’re looking for first-time practical experience or seizing an opportunity for a new beginning, our company is a great place to start an ongoing journey of discovery.

Curious minds welcome

Fresh perspectives and new ideas are at the core of our success. That’s why we offer students multiple ways of starting their career with us. We provide flexible job options to fit the individual needs and aspirations of students and graduates at our many locations worldwide.

Get a head start as an intern

Every year we welcome hundreds of interns into all our business areas around the world.  You will gain valuable experience in an global atmosphere connecting with colleagues across the world while taking on responsibility from day one.

Dig deeper in a post-doc role

Start your professional life with us by putting your ideas into practice. Combine your academic interests with practical experience in your future field of work.

Skilled guidance and coaching from experienced colleagues will forge opportunities to value your own ideas, to take on responsibility, and to gain further qualifications. We will give you support to become an expert in your field. This will provide you with an easy transfer to switch from academic life to a position in our industry — and have the ability to explore where your curiosity may take you.

Our tailor-made graduate programs GOglobal and OLDP are an ideal way for graduates to make the most of their talent, gain international experience and progress into key positions within our organization.


If you have completed your degree, e.g. in natural sciences, business administration, engineering or IT, there are also many possibilities to join us directly.



At Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, we offer flexibility to take the theory & training from university and apply to industry.  In partnership with our recruiting partner, we offer internships, CoOps and part-time work for early in career professionals. 

Summer Internships: Our ambitious and talented interns gain both professional and personal experience with hands-on learning in a variety of disciplines. We have a robust summer internship program that focuses on the development and growth of each intern. Our internships are typically 10-12 weeks in length with the opportunity to extend further.  

We partner with top colleges and universities to build our emerging talent pipeline- we recruit students at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. We also recruit entry-level talent from technical and associate’s programs across the U.S. 

We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, care about the customer needs, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science and technology to make more possible!

Randstad Sourceright supports MilliporeSigma, EMD Serono, and EMD Electronics (together, “EMD”) with all intern/co-op staffing needs and will work directly with EMD to identify open intern/co-op positions. Please review Randstad’s website to apply. If you meet the standard qualifications, a member of the Randstad team will reach out to coordinate a phone screen and discuss next steps. The Randstad team will accept applications and screen candidates, and will also answer questions, provide information about rate of pay and duration of assignment, and train successful candidates. If you are hired by Randstad, you will be assigned to provide services to EMD. You will remain an employee of Randstad at all times, and Randstad will be solely responsible for managing your employment, as well as for providing benefits (if any), making wage payments and tax withholdings.


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