2021 Experiential Internship Statistical Intern

Lake County, IL, United States
Dec 18, 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 .

The AbbVie Experiential Internship Program

As an AbbVie Experiential Intern, you'll participate in a paid, ten to twelve-week summer program that is focused on providing students with robust projects throughout the summer. As an intern, you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago, with housing and shuttle services for eligible students.

Department Overview - Data and Statistical Sciences

At Data and Statistical Sciences, through strategic leadership and operational excellence, we revolutionize the drug development landscape. We are pioneers in generating and leveraging scientific evidence to provide new treatments that make remarkable impact for our patients. Statistical sciences provide statistics support for all phases of clinical development as well as global medical affairs.

Assignment Details

The intern will gain knowledge about pharmaceutical industry, conduct research on one or more statistical topics, and work on other projects as needed. Potential statistical topics include but not limit to deep learning, historical data borrowing, missing data imputation, and survival analysis etc. He/She will present project/assignment results & learnings to department management and broader team at conclusion of the internship.



  • Be enrolled in a graduate-level curriculum leading to a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or highly related field
  • Must be enrolled in graduate school the semester following your internship
  • Have completed at least two full years of graduate study prior to the start of the internship
  • Be in good academic standing within your graduate program and overall at your university
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0/4.0
  • Have a track record of accomplishment
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship (students on an F1 visa with CPT can be accommodated).

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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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.