AbbVie

2021 Operations Internship Program

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Chicago, Lake County, United States
Posted
Oct 26, 2020
Ref
2005642
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health, and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

Envision spending your summer working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders, all while gaining world-class experience in one of the most dynamic organizations in the pharmaceutical industry. This is a reality for participants in the Operations Internship Program at AbbVie.

Operations Internship Program Description

As an AbbVie Operations intern, you will 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 global Operations business offers you an opportunity to work in a variety of fields based on your degree type.

Past examples of projects have included:

  • Product and process optimization in a manufacturing facility
  • Quality systems data analysis to identify compliance trends
  • Optimize an enzyme to catalyze a challenging step in the synthesis of a recently approved product


AbbVie's worldwide business offers you an opportunity for a variety of potential work experiences that are aligned to a variety of functional areas, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Quality
  • Science & Technology
  • Central Services - Facilities Engineering
As an intern you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago. Throughout the summer there will be planned development and networking activities, along with paid housing and shuttle services for eligible students.

Qualifications
Basic Requirements
  • Pursuing a degree in related discipline:
    • Bachelor's:
      • Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related)
      • Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or related)
    • Masters in Pharmacy
  • 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
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship


Preferred Requirements
  • Excellent problem-solving, written, and verbal skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and project management skills
  • Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity
AbbVie strongly considers high performing interns as candidates for their Operations Development Program (ODP) after they graduate. AbbVie's ODP is a three-year rotational program with three separate work assignments. The rotations are carried out in a variety of functional areas within Operations. The goal of the program is to develop AbbVie's future leaders, provide exposure across the business on a global scale, and forums for skill and professional development. If you are interested and want more information visit www.abbviecareers.com and look under student opportunities.

Recruitment Process

AbbVie participates in a variety of on-campus events such as information sessions, career fairs, and on-campus interviews. Are you interested in joining us as a candidate for one of these events? Please check the career services schedules at your school for the recruiting event schedule. AbbVie also posts the Operations Internships and Development Programs on our career website, if your school is not listed, please visit www.careers.abbvie.com.

Recruitment Timeline

  • Recruiting begins in August and will continue until all positions are filled, typically in the late Winter timeframe.
  • We strongly consider AbbVie Interns as candidates for full-time Development Program opportunities.
  • If there is interest in your application, a member of our University Relations team will contact you to discuss next steps.


For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Internship
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.