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2023 Experiential Internship - Autoimmune Disease Therapeutic Strategy Evaluation (Massachusetts)


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 13, 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.  **AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE THERAPEUTIC STRATEGY EVALUATION 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. AbbVie’s Immunology R&D organization is hosting an intern in its early discovery team. The intern will join a team that focuses on target identification and validation in the Dermatology Disease Area. Candidates will be expected to be well-versed in biology and principles of biomedical sciences. This position requires passion, attention to detail, and teamwork. **KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:** - Incorporate relevant external sources (literature, patents, conferences) and state-of-the art technologies and theories to guide novel model builds. - Process and analyze ex-vivo human and animal tissues for disease-relevant endpoints. - Sterile cell culture - Maintain accurate laboratory records and data. - Analyze data and present work in internal meetings. **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** - Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Immunology, or other related field - Must be enrolled in university during the internship period - Excellent verbal and written communication skills **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** - Knowledge of the following techniques: flow cytometry, PCR/gene analysis, protein/cytokine measures via ELISA/MSD, and other skin-related functional endpoint - Exposure to wet bench lab science - Knowledge in Microsoft Word and Prism **BENEFITS AND AMENITIES** - Competitive pay - Travel, transportation for eligible students **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. Skills: Salary: -