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2024 Drug Product Development Intern

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26d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



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 Interns.

This internship opportunity is in the Drug Product Development (SMDPD) group within Small Molecule CMC Development department. The SMDPD intern will contribute toward the evaluation of effect of formulation process on free radicals generation and drug product stability. Under supervision of senior research personnel in the group, the individual will have opportunity to:

  • Gain exposure in pharmaceutical product development setting.
  • Experience liquids formulation preparation.
  • Learn instrumental analysis, including the evaluation of instrumental technique(s) for free radicals detection and quantification.
  • Apply knowledge and learnings to assist process understanding and problem-solving.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Master's Degree or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field.
  • Must be enrolled in university for at least one semester following the internship.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expected graduation date between December 2024 – July 2025.
  • Ability to conduct and interpret scientific experiments, providing suggestions for additional experiments.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including analysis.
  • Self-motivated; ability to execute with limited supervision and direction. Can work independently or part of a team.
  • Troubleshoot experiments, identify, and solve elementary problems in experimental designs, including laboratory experimentation.
  • Proficient in required software including Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Literature research.
  • Formulation sample preparation.
  • Characterization of formulations, pharmaceutical excipients, and other related materials.
  • Data collection, interpretation, organization, and presentation.
  • Deliver a final presentation at the end of the internship.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Competitive pay.
  • Relocation support for eligible students.
  • Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientists.
  • Exposure to AbbVie Drug Product Development portfolio.