Data and Statistical Sciences Intern

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Redwood City, CA
Posted
Mar 21, 2019
Ref
1901166
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie Biotherapeutics Inc. (ABR) is AbbVie's Center of Innovation in Oncology Research and Development, located in Redwood City, CA. The ABR Oncology site focuses on Immuno-Oncology (I-O), which is the study of the activation of the immune system to recognize and eliminate cancer cells.

Join ABR for our 2019 Experiential Summer Intern Program!

  • Gain hands-on industry experience, work with field experts, and meet other motivated, science-oriented college students like yourself
  • Be prepared to work in a well-supported environment, with access to the cutting-edge tools, technologies and expertise
  • Learn different aspects of the drug development business, and how it applies to making novel anti-cancer drugs


The AbbVie Experiential Summer Intern Program is a paid, 12 week internship available in two sessions. Session 1 will start at the end of May (semester system) and session 2 will start in early June (quarter system). The program is focused on providing students with original pharmaceutical development projects, based on business need. You'll do meaningful work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Statistical Science Internship Program is focused on providing students with robust projects. You'll do meaningful statistic research work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide in the following areas (but not limited to):
  • Statistical methodologies for the first-in-human clinical trial of oncology drugs
  • Bayesian decision rules in the clinical decision making
  • New clinical trial paradigms (e.g. umbrella and basket trials) for early oncology development


  • Strong academic performance. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 Scale)
  • Enrolled in a graduate level program in Statistics or Biostatistics or related program at an accredited university
  • Familiar with Bayesian methods and highly skilled in R programming preferred.
  • Return to university for at least 1 semester post-internship
  • Authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now and in the future (Students on an F1 visa with CPT can be considered for the Experiential Intern Program)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled