AbbVie 2018 Clinical Trial Operations Internship in Lake County, Illinois

Description:

_Clinical Trial Operations Internship_

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. AbbVie combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases. In 2015, AbbVie will employ approximately 28,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.



Clinical Trial Operations Internship Program Description As an AbbVie intern, you’ll participate in a paid, ten to twelve-week summer program that involves social and developmental activities, along with paid housing and shuttle services for eligible students. You’ll work on meaningful assignments that have a real impact on our business and patients worldwide. As an intern you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago. AbbVie’s worldwide Development Operations business offers you an opportunity to work in one of the following functional areas (bullets identifying key responsibilities, but not limited to):

  • Clinical Program Development o Execution of clinical study protocols and process improvements within an assigned core Therapeutic Area (Oncology, Immunology, Virology, Neuroscience)
  • Data Sciences o Clinical database management, statistical analysis, & data process innovation
  • Clinical Drug Supply Management o Management of planning, packaging, labeling and global distribution of clinical trial materials
  • Clinical Compliance/Standards o Manage Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Assess compliance with appropriate procedures and learn clinical standards and guidelines related to GCP.
  • Outsourcing o Vendor management, contract/supplier negotiation, & agreement documentation.
  • Study Start-Up o Planning and execution of patient recruitment strategies & site monitoring.

Clinical Trials are required before a new compound can be available for use by patients. A clinical study in human volunteers is conducted to answer specific health questions. Is it safe? Does it work? Is it better than what is currently offered to patients? At AbbVie, Clinical Operations conducts/manages clinical trials and provides therapeutically aligned, scientific strategy and operations management for the planning, execution and reporting of clinical development programs to enable successful global registration and commercialization of drug development projects. Note thatthis is not a lab position. Roles are operational based regarding our clinical research. We help bring discovery from the lab to the patient. For more information, please see our R&D innovation page:http://www.abbvie.com/research-innovation/home.html

Qualifications:
Basic Requirements * Minimum GPA = 3.0/4.0 * Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship. * Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship. * Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree in related discipline: o Life Sciences (Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry Chemistry) Nursing, Clinical Research, or related. o Statistics, Data Sciences/Analytics, Mathematics, or similar) o Engineering (Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering) * Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship. * Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, and integrity. * Excellent communication, leadership, and project management skills. Business minor, dual major, or concentration is a plus. * Strong analytical capability. Microsoft Excel or other database experience is a plus.

AbbVie strongly considers high performing interns as candidates for their Clinical Trial Operations Development Program (CTODP) after they graduate. AbbVie’s CTODP is a two-year rotational program with three separate work assignments. The rotations are carried out in a variety of functional areas within Clinical Operations and its business partners, including Clinical Program Development, Data Sciences, Drug Supply, Outsourcing, Clinical Document Management, Medical Writing, Clinical Compliance and Standards. The goal of the program is to develop AbbVie’s future leaders, provide exposure across the business on a global scale, and forums for skill and professional development. If you are interested and want more information visit www.abbviecareers.com and look under student opportunities. * * Recruitment Process We participate in several on-campus events (such as: information sessions, career fairs and conduct interviews while on campus). Interested candidates, please check the career services schedules at your school for the recruiting event schedule. AbbVie also posts our Internships and Development Program opportunities on our career website, if your school isn’t listed, please visitcareers.abbvie.com.

Job Classification: Internship
Job: ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Primary Location: USA-Illinois-Lake County
Organization: Headquarters
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Travel: No
Req ID: 1704998

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