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For over 350 years, we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. From improving electronic devices with smarter materials to generating ultra-pure water, testing the quality of food and drugs, and treating cancer: with us there are always opportunities to break new ground.

Bring your curiosity to life at the Merck Discovery Day on November 26th & 27th!

What to expect:

  • Experience authentic insights of our employees 
  • Be curious to work on real-life projects in a dynamic and interdisciplinary environment
  • Benefit from great networking opportunities and meet significant business representatives
  • Explore your potential future positions in a vibrant team of specialists in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials


The Merck Discovery Day invites students from various fields of study, e.g. natural sciences, economics and engineering, who are currently studying in their master's degree or PhD. We expect excellent academic achievements and a CV which shows commitment and curiosity for science and technology.

To apply for the Merck Discovery Day, please submit your CV in English. Additional documents are not necessary. The application deadline is November 1st, 2020. Please be aware that you will not receive any feedback before the official end of the application phase.

For our case studies, you can assign preferences to one of the functions below.

  • Inhouse Consulting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Commercial
  • Supply Chain / Manufacturing & Operations
  • Research & Development 

Fulfill your personal ambitions and discover a wide range of career opportunities!

The official application phase for this event has ended on November 3rd, 2019. Please try again next year. Good luck!


Where and when does the Merck Discovery Day take place?

The Merck Discovery Day takes place virtually on November 26th & 27th, 2020.

Which language is used during the Merck Discovery Day?

The Merck Discovery Day will be conducted in English, which is also our company language.

Does the application for the event influence any other applications for open positions?

No, your participation is independent of any other applications for open positions.

For an event like the Merck Discovery Day, the number of applicants is much higher than the number of available places. If your application is not successful, this will only apply to the Merck Discovery Day and will not affect any other applications for open positions. You can find the information about other open positions using our Job Search.


Any other questions? Send an e-Mail to: come2merck@merckgroup.com.


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