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Monday, June 20, 2016

Merck Partners With HBCUconnect.com to Offer Exciting Leadership Career Opportunities to Graduating HBCU Students

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Columbus, OH — A new partnership has been established between Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and HBCUConnect.com, the largest social network and career site targeting the students, faculty, and alumni from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

The partnership is designed to introduce graduating seniors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Merck’s Leadership Development Program. The Leadership Development Program is an entry-level program designed to create a pipeline of emerging talent who can prepare for leadership positions of increasing responsibility and visibility within key divisions of Merck’s business.

“Merck is a great company with great opportunities. They just needed a channel to communicate these excellent opportunities to the many talented students coming out of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” said Will Moss, founder and CEO of HBCUconnect.com. “These are the types of opportunities that are especially important for us to communicate within the African American and HBCU community, because they are opportunities that transform into leadership positions within a global company! We should be striving for these types of opportunities that offer great pay, great experience, and great exposure.”

More About the Merck Leadership Development Program:

Merck is looking for HBCU Students primarily graduating in December of 2016 and May of 2017 as the program will start in the summer of 2017, but interested candidates that may have graduated recently and are interested in learning more about the program are also encouraged to apply. The Leadership Development Program is designed for candidates with the following majors:

* Biology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Biotechnology and Other Bio Sciences
* Bio and Biomedical Engineering
* Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
* Industrial Engineering
* Material Science and Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Supply Chain & Logistics Majors

Candidates that are selected to participate in the program will launch an exciting career that includes a three-year opportunity to experience the core work necessary to manufacture and supply Merck’s products. Each employee will have three, one-year rotations aligned to either a technical, business or operations focus which enables a deeper understanding of the business to accelerate your contribution. A mentoring program is also provided to coach each new employee in their career and leadership development, as well as the opportunity to work and travel internationally.
For more information, details, and how to apply, please visit www.hbcuconnect.com/merck

 

About HBCUConnect.com:
Founded in 1999, HBCUConnect.com is the first and largest media outlet targeted towards the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. Boasting over 1.5 million registered members and encompassing a complete web portal, magazine, recruiting engine, social networking site, forums, blogs, news feeds and shopping, HBCUConnect.com serves the needs of HBCU aspirants, students, alumni, faculty and staff by providing a single destination and launching point for the entire diaspora. For general site information, visit www.hbcuconnect.com

For more information, (press & vendor inquiries only): Will Moss, CEO: (877) 864-4446 wrmoss@hbcuconnect.com

 

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