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Creative Tech Internship (all genders)

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.


Job Requisition ID:  187576
Location:  Darmstadt
Career Level:  A - Current Student
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
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.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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