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2023 Experiential Internship - Flow Cytometry (California)


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 17, 2023
**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 **FLOW CYTOMETRY SUMMER INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW** 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 AbbVie’s Experiential Interns. The Flow Cytometry Core Lab helps advance AbbVie’s drug discover pipeline collaborating with scientists using flow cytometry technology in their research. This technique is a powerful bioanalytical platform that allows the characterization of heterogenous tissues and is often used to support biomarker evaluation. The ABA Flow Cytometry Core Lab is seeking a summer intern to assist with the day-to-day activities of the lab in operation and research. Interns will have the opportunity to get hands-on-experience with state-of-the-art flow cytometry instrumentation, collaborate with multiple research scientists that visit the lab, and execute their own project using the available flow cytometry analyzers and/or cell sorters. **KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:** - Learn basic instrument operation and quality control - Assist with instrument quality control and maintenance - Learn basic sample preparation and cell culture techniques - Learn and perform flow cytometry data analysis - Develop lab standard operational procedures - Develop educational resource materials to assist with basic training of new users **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** - Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or other Biology-related field - Must be enrolled in university during the internship timeframe - Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills - Strong organizational skills - Detail oriented **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** - Previous cell and molecular biology research laboratory experience - Knowledge of lab safety procedures and requirements, and waste disposal guidelines - Ability to conduct and report on scientific experiments and findings **BENEFITS AND AMENITIES** - Competitive pay - Travel, transportation and lodging support for eligible students - Break rooms stocked with complimentary coffee, tea, beverages, snacks, and cold breakfast items - Onsite café and fitness center **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. **Applicable to California Applicants Only** - The below range is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in California. This range may be modified in the future. - The salary range is (minimum: $42,075 to maximum: $76,440) - Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. Skills: Salary: -