2021 Experiential Internship - Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability

Lake County, IL, United States
Feb 13, 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 .

Key Deliverables:

Short-term EHS champion orchestrating foundational, but time-bound projects, in support of a pharmaceutical operations site, inclusive of drug product manufacturing, primary packaging, and secondary packaging.
  1. Capacity to support occupational hygiene quantitative exposure sampling with a distinct focus on report generation.
  2. Ability to assist in developing, and redlining existing, safety standards and/or policies which meet business objectives.
  3. Means to support site sustainability initiatives.

Key AbbVie Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of the team to enable higher performance
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Competence to present conclusions & insight to a learned and broad-skilled senior leadership team at conclusion of assignment
  • Capability to develop, implement, and validate: occupational hygiene; environmental, health, and safety; and sustainability initiatives
  • The ability to work independently and support several projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop expertise in core job responsibilities, including teamwork and the ability to maintain constructive relationships with personnel from various disciplines at all levels in the organization.
  • The successful candidate should demonstrate integrity, reliability, dedication, adaptability, innovation and self-motivation.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a major in Occupational Safety, Health & Safety, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Public Health, General Engineering, Chemistry or other related field of study
  • Minimum GPA = 3.0/4.0
  • Returning to university for at least one semester and graduating within one-year post internship
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (i.e. extracurricular activities or projects)
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

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.