2021 Experiential Internship Safety Sciences- Undergrad

Lake County, IL, United States
Jan 28, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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 PPS organization works collaboratively and strategically with colleagues across the product lifecycle to identify, evaluate, understand, and communicate the safety profile of AbbVie products to protect patients worldwide.

The Safety Sciences team plays a critical role in evaluating safety data relevant to AbbVie. The team is a high-profile and high-impact team of physicians and other health care professionals that works in close collaboration with a broad range of cross-functional colleagues across the company. The team works collaboratively to provide product data analysis, signal monitoring and product insights so that together as a team, the Product Safety Team can implement appropriate actions to ensure patient safety.

Activities performed under this team:
  • Assisting with ongoing continuous improvement projects spanning across departmental needs
  • Providing support for training and drive strategic goals of safety advisory committees
  • Support safety activities and actively participate in at least one advisory group and will lead the analysis and interpretation of a safety issue
  • Complete literature review and evaluate published literature in the context of rates of safety events of interest in patients with conditions of interest
  • Support and lead efforts such as enhancement of risk minimization activities and the benefit-risk portfolio

Roles available:
  • Medical Safety Evaluation
  • Medical Safety Evaluation
  • Benefit Risk Management
  • Epidemiology Undergrad


Desired Skills: Database management, experience with statistical and visualization software
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Open to all majors
  • Returning to university for at least one semester and graduating within one-year post internship
  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (i.e., extracurricular activities or projects)
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing 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.