GOglobal Program – Human Resources (HR) Merck KGaA

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

GOglobal Program – Human Resources (HR) 

This 2-year Functional Graduate Program is designed to attract high potential graduates and give them challenging opportunities that prepare them for future complex roles. The program encompasses four rotations across different HR functions in an accelerated learning environment. This includes international assignments, leadership mentoring, formal training and personal and professional development.

Your role:

In the course of an individual rotation plan, you get to know the multiple aspects of HR (e.g. Talent, Development & Recruiting, Total Rewards, HR Business Partner,…): After a first assignment at your German home base you will be going international for a second or third assignment to one of our subsidiaries. Beyond that, you might get the chance to broaden your perspective and experience a different functional scope or business area. 

Start of the Program: October/November 2017

Who you are:

● Master’s degree in business administration/psychology/human resources or similar

● Outstanding academic performance (top scores)

● International experience

● First practical experience via internships, preferably within HR or related fields

● High motivation and passion to discover solutions to all kinds of exciting challenges

● Fluency in English (German or other language skills a plus) 

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at



Apply now