2021 AbbVie Operations Development Program (Puerto Rico)

Barceloneta, PR, United States
Oct 30, 2020
Required Education
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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Our Operations Development Program is a three-year entry-level program focused on developing high potential talent for AbbVie Operations globally. This program combines hands-on experiences and career mentoring with technical and leadership training to accelerate professional development. Members will graduate with a diverse experience, technical ability, and the self-confidence to make remarkable impact for our patients.

Over the course of the three-year program, members develop their careers through three, twelve-month rotations designed to provide them with desired skills needed for future success within our organization.

As a member you will:
  • Be a regular full-time employee of AbbVie and qualify for the same competitive salary and benefits as other AbbVie employees.
  • Assume full responsibility of a role that matches your educational training.
  • Develop a well-rounded skill set through each of your assignments.
  • Have the opportunity to relocate to various sites globally.
  • Be paired with a mentor to assist in the development of your career.
  • Create a personalized development plan to serve as a step-by-step guide towards the experiences, knowledge, and resources necessary to achieve your career goals.
  • Obtain training customized to support your individual growth and development.
  • Report to a department manager in each assignment who will oversee your day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Receive leadership training in collaboration with other functional development programs once a year.


  • Bachelor in Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related), Life Sciences (Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related), or Doctorate in Pharmacy
  • Expected graduation date must be on December 2020 or May 2021
  • 3.0 GPA minimum requirement
  • Strong academic performance, and/or have had 1 or more previous internships
  • Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship

Technical Competencies
  • Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written, and verbal skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and project management skills

Professional Attributes
  • Displayed Leadership activities and roles on campus
  • Displayed attributes in alignment with AbbVie's The Ways We Work
  • Proven track record of team work, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Sound decision making
  • Drive & initiative
  • Positive Attitude
  • Global Mobility & Flexibility

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Job Type
Professional Development Program
Job Level Code
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.