2019 Global Trade Compliance Internship

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 27, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie is a global, research and development-based biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world's most complex and critical conditions. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

GTC Functional Overview
The GTC function oversees the trade compliance program for the company and the import/export operational activities across 34 countries. Our efforts focus on enhancing our integration with internal/external partners to develop into a more proactive organization that will ultimately result in a higher level of compliance and competitive advantage for AbbVie.

Internship Description
As an AbbVie intern, you'll participate in a paid, ten to twelve-week summer program, working on meaningful assignments that have a real impact on our business and patients worldwide. AbbVie's worldwide business offers you an opportunity to work in a variety of fields. All internship assignments are different and based on business need. Past internship assignments focused on supporting efforts associated with our clinical trials program outside the U.S., compassionate use program - trade evaluation , and a global resource utilization project on GTC personnel.

Key Responsibilities Includes:
  • Pursuing a Bachelors or graduate (Master's, MBA) degree in one of the following areas:
  • International Business, International Relations, Legal, Supply Chain Management or Logistics
  • Strong academic performance, minimum cumulative GPA = 3.0/4.0
  • Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship
  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship
  • Eligible to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship
  • Ability to travel aboard
  • School and/or work experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Exceptionally demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

As an intern you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago. Throughout the summer, there are planned development and networking activities, along with AbbVie-sponsored housing and shuttle services for eligible students.

Recruitment Process

General Business internsh ip assignments are based on business-need with a majority of our opportunities being filled between the fall and early-spring. To be considered, applicants must apply to the General Business Internship posting at www.abbviecareers.com .

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Exceptionally demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills