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About MSD Ireland

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MSD Ireland is one of the country’s leading healthcare companies, having first established here over 50 years ago.

We currently employ approximately 2,700 employees, across five sites in Ballydine, Co Tipperary, Brinny, Co Cork, Carlow and Dunboyne Dublin and, in addition, operate substantial Human Health and Animal Health businesses.

To date, we have invested approximately $3 billion in our Irish operations and our annual turnover ranks us as one of Ireland’s top 20 companies.

Significantly, our Irish sites manufacture approximately half of MSD’s top twenty products, saving and enhancing lives in over sixty countries around the world.

If you are ready to Invent, Impact, Inspire - Please visit our MSD Ireland website.

MSD Graduate Programme

The MSD Ireland Graduate Programme develops high-potential talent with a broad base of skills early in their MSD Ireland career in one of our four manufacturing sites across Ireland. Our graduates play an increasingly critical role in driving our position as one of the world’s leading healthcare companies. We have continuously led the way when it comes to our capability to rapidly introduce new products, and additional volume of existing products- ensuring supply for new product launches and expanding market opportunities across the globe. Our graduates are exposed to interdepartmental rotations and a variety of projects throughout the duration of the programme. Graduate applications will open in September 2020.

About MSD Graduate Programme

  • Interdepartmental rotations on one site
  • Leverage global network with international experience
  • Mentoring and Coaching programmes
  • Training on core professional skills
  • Programme graduation
  • Mandatory assignments
  • Elective assignments

Why Choose MSD Graduate Role?

  • Be part of a team that makes a difference
  • Join an impressive network of professionals
  • Take the first step to an incredible career
  • Form great friendships
  • Gain technical, leadership and business experience
  • Be at the forefront of healthcare and discover both in Ireland and Globally
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Have fun!

MSD: Be part of a team that makes a difference

At MSD Ireland we are very focused on giving back to the communities that we operate in and our Graduates form part of this. We are committed to making a difference through innovative research, ground breaking partnerships and smarter processes, centred on four priority areas: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees, and Ethics and Transparency. We are focused on CSR activities at both national and local level and are very proud of the work we conduct annually. Together with our employees and our community partners, we work to make a difference through an ambitious corporate citizenship programme and locally supported initiatives.

  • 1400 hours volunteered by MSD’s Irish employees annually
  • €5.8 million contributed to support a range of community programmes
  • Over 505 community, charity, and healthcare projects supported by MSD Ireland

MSD: Be Sustainable

The environment and sustainability form part of our corporate objectives under the key areas of air, energy, waste and water. We invest in technologies and adapt our ways of working in order to reduce, and wherever possible eliminate, any harmful practices.

MSD Internship Programme

At MSD Ireland, we offer our interns the opportunity to gain practical experience and further training from the best in the industry, in exciting areas such as Biologics, Engineering, GMP, Supply Chain and Technical Operations. Our interns are involved in working on real projects and impactful work that makes a difference. Our internships vary in duration depending on your course curricula and the duration as outlined by your college/university.

​Join the MSD global network and avail of in-depth mentoring from senior leaders and pharma experts and build your network with other interns and recent graduates.

Graduate applications will open in September 2021

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