MSD, a multinational pharmaceutical company, offers a Data Science Internship program in Pune for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degree students in a quantitative discipline such as Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Computational Biology, Engineering, Management, or other relevant disciplines. The internship program provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in the field of data science and work on real-world projects being carried out by the company’s data science team.
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About the MSD
Merck & Co., Inc. is an American multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Rahway, New Jersey, and is named for Merck Group, founded in Germany in 1668, of whom it was once the American arm. The company does business as Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD outside the United States and Canada. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, generally ranking in the global top five by revenue.
Merck & Co. was originally established as the American affiliate of Merck Group in 1891. Merck develops and produces medicines, vaccines, biological therapies, and animal health products. It has multiple blockbuster drugs or products each with 2020 revenues including cancer immunotherapy, anti-diabetic medication, and vaccines against HPV and chickenpox.
The company is ranked 71st on the 2022 Fortune 500 and 87th on the 2022 Forbes Global 2000, both based on 2021 revenues.
About the Data Science Internship
The Internship Program at our company features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Human Health division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
The program allows students to work on one or more data science projects within our Company’s Human Health Commercial division. These opportunities are designed to facilitate the transition from academia to industry for soon-to-be graduates and will involve participation and contribution in real projects being carried out by our company’s data science team. This is also a way for you to identify if our company may be the right company for your long-term career goals.
These positions are typically 3-6 months long and have various start dates throughout the year. Most of the projects will involve analyses in support of our company’s commercial objectives.
Candidates will be responsible for providing analytical and technical support, which includes the collection and analysis of internal and external pharmaceutical data to assist in making meaningful business decisions.
Candidates will help to solve novel commercial analytic questions through the use of Advanced Analytics (AI/ML)
Eligibility Criteria Of
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a bachelor’s / master’s / Ph.D. degree program in a Quantitative discipline such as Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Computational Biology, Engineering, Management or other relevant disciplines.
Candidates must be expected to graduate in the next 1-2 years.
Candidates must have fluency in at least one programming environment such as Python/R and a sound understanding of OOP
Candidates must have familiarity with the basics of data science and advanced statistical methods (clustering, regression, classification, etc.) and the ability to determine the correct method for the task or have the willingness to learn the same
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to problem solve independently on complex analytical projects
Candidates must have an interest in supporting pharmaceutical data and analytics initiatives like segmentation & targeting, digital analytics, big data analytics, patient claims analytics
Candidates will be required to serve as quantitative methodology professionals by developing creative analytical solutions and applying appropriate statistical and/or machine learning methodologies to answer novel commercial analytic questions
Candidates should be effective oral and written communicators
Candidates must be able to strike a balance between methodological rigor and project timelines/deliverables.
Candidates having experience with one or more of the standard machine learning and data manipulation packages such as sci-kit-learn/numpy/pandas/ml
Candidates having familiarity with SQL & databases: Redshift/Athena
Candidates having familiarity with Natural Language Processing and large Language Models
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What is the MSD Data Science Internship?
The Data Science Internship is a program offered by MSD, a multinational pharmaceutical company, for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degree students in a quantitative discipline such as Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Computational Biology, Engineering, Management, or other relevant disciplines. The internship program provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in the field of data science and work on real-world projects being carried out by the company’s data science team.
What is the stipend Of the MSD Data Science Internship?
The Data Science Internship selected candidates will receive a stipend, but the exact amount is not mentioned in the search results.