Frontend Development Internship

We do things differently. You can add to it, whether you’re looking for an opportunity while you’re still in university or you’re ready to start a career. Bring your curiosity and individuality to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, where you’ll develop professional skills, get hands-on experience, and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry.
THE PROGRAM

What this is all about

As a frontend developer, you will join a carefully selected team of enthusiastic designers and developers creating user-centric and disruptive digital products that really matter. Your desire is to use technology to improve the every day life of many people. You will help develop all kinds of emerging technology-based projects

from handy tools on sophisticated platforms to engaging prototypes and support the design team in creating outstanding experiences using the appropriate and feasible technology. Enjoy a vivid environment of curiosity 
where you’ll learn something new every day.

What we expect from you

Frontend Stack

You have solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JS. Experience with frontend frameworks such as React.js, Vue.js, Angular or similar.

Code Quality

You know how to structure your project to improve readability, testability, and reusability. You love to write clear comments.

Work Samples

You have a portfolio that demonstrates your coding skills, structural thinking and visual aspiration for web frontends.

Thirst for Knowledge

You are always eager to learn new skills and technologies and to apply these in cutting edge projects and prototypes.

Comprehensive Tool Kit

You are familiar with Git and Node.js and have played around with Docker. You adopt new tools with ease and curiosity.

Interdisciplinary Understanding

You have experience at coding and designing and understand how other coders and designers work. You like being a team player.

Solution Focused Mentality

You are stubborn when it comes to finding suitable solutions for given challenges and know how to put them into operation.

Prototyping

You can implement interactions, animations, and 
user flows in different levels of detail, test and communicate their meaningfulness.

What we expect from you

   Frontend Stack

Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JS. Experience with frontend frameworks such as React.js, Vue.js, Angular or similar.

Code Quality

You know how to structure your project to improve readability, testability, and reusability. You love to write clear comments.

Work Samples

A portfolio that demonstrates your coding skills, structural thinking and visual aspiration for web frontends.

Thirst for Knowledge

You are always eager to learn new skills and technologies and to apply these in cutting edge projects and prototypes.

Comprehensive Tool Kit

You are familiar with Git and Node.js and have played around with Docker. You adopt new tools with ease and curiosity.

Interdisciplinary Understanding

You have experience at coding and designing and understand how other coders and designers work. You like being a team player.

Solution Focused Mentality

You are stubborn when it comes to finding suitable solutions for given challenges and know how to put them into operation.

Prototyping

You can implement interactions, animations, and 
user flows in different levels of detail, test and communicate their meaningfulness.

BENEFITS & EXPECTATIONS

What you can expect

We’ve developed a comprehensive internship program for the different professions in our team. Find out more about the perks & development opportunities below.

Experienced Team & Mentors

Not only are we the nicest people in the world, we also want to help you improve your professional skills and will support you wherever we can.

Startup Environment

We are not what you would expect from a big corporation, and that’s on purpose. We believe in fast decisions and agile methods.

Extensive Payment & Benefits

Besides competitive salary, interns at our office can qualify for a bonus for exceptional work. In addition to that, there are a lot of corporate benefits.

State-of-the-Art Hard- & Software

Your development should not be restricted by the tools you use. That’s why we will provide you with the best equipment that’s available.

Professional Development

Besides the wide-spread opportunities on self-development that are offered by our company, you have the possibility to visit one conference with the team.

Most exciting Projects ever

We are active in virtually all fields of science, making it impossible not to be impressed by the variety of briefings that you will work on. Promised!

 Experienced Team &

                Mentors

Not only are we the nicest people in the world, we also want to help you improve your professional skills and will support you wherever we can.

Startup Environment

We are not what you would expect from a big corporation, and that’s on purpose. We believe in fast decisions and agile methods.

Extensive Payment & Benefits

Besides competitive salary, interns at our office can qualify for a bonus for exceptional work. In addition to that, there are a lot of corporate benefits.

State-of-the-Art Hard- & Software

Your development should not be restricted by the tools you use. That’s why we will provide you with the best equipment that’s available.

Professional Development

Besides the wide-spread opportunities on self-development that are offered by our company, you have the possibility to visit one conference with the team.

Most exciting Projects ever

We are active in virtually all fields of science, making it impossible not to be impressed by the variety of briefings that you will work on. Promised!

All that sounds great to you, but you are not sure about Darmstadt?

Just 30 minutes away from Frankfurt and by that the center of Europe, Darmstadt is claimed as one of the most important science and technology cities in Germany. Find out more about Darmstadt here.

That’s great, but what about accommodation?
We got you covered: our relocation department will support you in finding the right place to stay as well as provide financial kickstart support for your housing.

All that sounds great to you, but you are not sure about Darmstadt?

Just 30 minutes away from Frankfurt and by that the center of Europe, Darmstadt is claimed as one of the most important science and technology cities in Germany. Find out more about Darmstadt here.

That’s great, but what about accommodation?
We got you covered: our relocation department will support you in finding the right place to stay as well as provide financial kickstart support for your housing.

Apply here to join  our team

Do you like what you see? Do you want to apply? Great!
 Go ahead and get in touch by using the form below to apply for an internship as a frontend developer. We can’t wait for your application 🤩

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5 STEPS TO JOIN OUR TEAM

What happens next?

STEP 1

Application with your portfolio

STEP 2

Get an invite to a Skype interview

STEP 3

Code challenge

STEP 4

Personal interview
(optional)

STEP 5

Get started at UX Strategy & Design

5 STEPS TO JOIN OUR TEAM

What happens next?

STEP 1

Application with your portfolio

STEP 2

Get an invite to a Skype interview

STEP 3

Code challenge

STEP 4

Personal interview
(optional)

STEP 5

Get started at UX Strategy & Design

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