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2023 Experiential Internship - Oncology Discovery (California)


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 17, 2023
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**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 **ONCOLOGY DISCOVERY 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 Oncology Discovery department is responsible for the discovery and development of the next generation treatments to address unmet medical need for cancer patients. The successful candidate will be part of the Tumor Targeting group dedicated to the discovery and validation of novel cancer targets and the development of novel biologics and/or antibody-drug conjugates. As part of the Oncology Discovery, Tumor Targeting Team the Intern will work in a laboratory setting. **KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:** - Plan, design and execute experiments to support Oncology Discovery research including target identification/validation or characterization of drug candidates for early-stage discovery pipeline - Contribute to the development of new methodology or workflow to improve existing Oncology Discovery capabilities - Analyze experimental data and present findings in group or project team meeting - Attend cross-functional project team meeting and have an opportunity to interact with individuals with various scientific expertise including in vivo pharmacology, chemistry, DMPK or bioinformatics group **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** - Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Pharmacology, Biology, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology or other related field - Must be enrolled in university during the internship period - Must possess basic knowledge of cell biology, biochemistry, and immunology - Prior laboratory research experience in biology is strongly preferred - The intern should be able to effectively interact with team members and possess strong written or verbal communication skills **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** - Exposure to common laboratory methods such as pipetting, tissue culture, flow cytometry, western blot, and ELISA **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: $101,250) - 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: -