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2023 Experiential Internship - Process Chemistry & Engineering


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 14, 2023
AbbVie Posted Under: Owensboro, Kentucky jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 42304 Posted On: 2023-01-12 ABOUT ABBVIEAbbVie'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 @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.PROCESS CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP OVERVIEWEnvision 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.Small Molecule Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control Development (CMC-SM) invents chemical processes and prepares active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) to enable clinical trials, toxicology studies, and drug product development for AbbVie's pre-clinical and clinical drug pipeline. In addition to working with small molecules, CMC-SM also develops antibody drug conjugates (ADC). Creating valuable intellectual property through the composition of matter, chemical processes, and technologies results in cost-effective commercial manufacturing processes. CMC-SM develops the supply chain for APIs and prepares and defends CMC regulatory content. Chemists and Chemical Engineers in AbbVie's R D work in multi-functional teams to develop scalable processes and supply API for safety testing, clinical trials, and formulation development.The intern will collaborate with the Process Chemistry and Engineering functions, within CMC-SM to develop robust processes to manufacture ADCs and small molecule APIs. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for chromatography and high throughput experimentation.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Interface with Centers of Excellence and Subject Matter Experts to develop expertise in the operation of automated liquid handling and chromatography equipment Establish a high throughput, parallel experimentation workflow to develop methods for preparative purification of ADCs using hydrophobic interaction (HIC) and ion-exchange (IEX) chromatography Collaborate with Process Research & Development team to author a peer-reviewed publication for a demonstrated use caseMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Master's or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, or related field Must be enrolled in university during the internship period Demonstrated leadership skills via extracurricular activities or projectsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Exposure to laboratory techniques including protein purification by resin chromatography, HPLC, dead-end and tangential flow filtration, UV-vis, and buffer preparation Experience performing and optimizing chromatography processes and/or chromatography modeling Experience with automated liquid handlers or other related automation equipmentBENEFITS AND AMENITIES Competitive pay Travel, transportation, and lodging support for eligible candidates Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientistsEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYAt 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. Apply for this job, view similar jobs, and more at ! Skills: Salary: -