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2023 Experiential Internship - Tissue Material Science Fillers (Aesthetics) - California

Abbvie

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 20, 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 www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.  **TISSUE MATERIAL SCIENCE 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 Tissue Material Sciences group supports the preclinical development and differentiation of implantable biomaterials in support of Allergan Aesthetics’ Medical Device franchises. Under supervision of a senior scientist in the group, the Intern will primarily support the development of in vitro models (cell-based and/or tissue explant) for use in the evaluation of injectable hydrogels dermal filler products. The intern may also support the development and execution of in vivo models for evaluating biomaterial/tissue interactions. **KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:** - Apply biological and engineering principles to support the development of new preclinical assays for evaluating the performance of implantable medical devices. - Develop and perform experimental designs, protocols, and reports to demonstrate assay feasibility. - Supports the execution of in vitro and animal studies to advance the development of implantable medical devices, as needed. **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** - Currently enrolled in university, pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Biology, Biomedical Engineering or related field - Must be enrolled in university during the internship period - Willing to handle animals an perform tissue collection **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** - Hands-on experience with biomedical engineering research (biomaterials, tissue engineering). - Experience conducting and interpreting scientific experiments, particularly with biological models (cell culture or tissue-based). - Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including statistical analysis. - Self-motivated; ability to execute with limited supervision and direction. Can work independently or part of a team. **BENEFITS AND AMENITIES** - Competitive pay - Travel, transportation and lodging support for eligible students - Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientists - Exposure to Allergan Aesthetics portfolio and Medical Device Design control **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: $45,760.00 to maximum: $73,028.80) - 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: -