WHY MERCK?

Whether it’s helping invent the next breakthrough treatment or simply challenging and supporting one another for mutual betterment, our culture is about applied curiosity. We are dedicated to our team members’ growth and development, and empower each of them to reach their full potential regardless of function, geography or experience level.

OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING DEVELOPMENT AND REWARDING TALENT

WHY MERCK? Because we recognize that our people are critical to our mission of improving and saving lives and are committed to rewarding their contributions. And, that’s why we provide a valuable suite of compensation and benefit programs as well as resources to support our employees’ professional achievement and personal well-being. Together, we call these “Total Rewards.”

LEARN MORE ABOUT COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

A job at Merck is not just a job, it's a career. Many people are here for the long-term because Merck develops you as a person, as a scientist, and it develops your career down the road. The company has a commitment to you and to your future.

— Daisy Richardson, Ph.D., director, Analytical Method Development of Biologics, Merck

Meet more of the people who are learning, growing and inventing at Merck.

OUR UNWAVERING DEDICATION TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

WHY MERCK? Because of our unwavering dedication to diversity and inclusion. We value global diversity and inclusion at every level of the organization—starting with the Office of the CEO—and strive for inclusiveness in every aspect of work.

 

We are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment that embraces different perspectives and values the contributions of each individual. Having a globally and locally diverse workforce makes us a more innovative and agile company—and one better attuned to the needs of our customers, health care providers and patients who ultimately use our products.

– Kenneth C. Frazier
Chairman & CEO

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of new hires
globally were female

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of new hires in the U.S. were members
of underrepresented ethnic groups

Throughout our 125-year history, women have helped advance our mission to improve human and animal health while advancing scientific research.

 

Meet some of the women whose hard work and tenacity have helped the world Be Well.


OUR ABILITY TO IDENTIFY UNIQUE SKILL SETS

WHY MERCK? Because we recognize that service members possess discipline, teamwork and leadership skills that make them uniquely poised to contribute to our mission of helping the world be well. We aim to nurture their talents through a deep commitment to mutual challenge, support, and growth.

 

The military taught me how to invest in people and how to get people to work together. As part of the Merck Leadership Development Program, I’m really excited about improving the organization by bringing different voices to the table to help make that next product come to market so it can get to the patients that need it.

– Harriet Johnson
specialist, Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program

OUR ONGOING ACHIEVEMENT

WHY MERCK? Because we are continually recognized as being among the best.