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2024 Pharmacogenetics Clinical Trial Intern

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27d 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 Molecular Medicine group within the Genomic Research Center (GRC) which plays a key role in understanding the effects of pharmacogenetics on drug exposure and safety. The intern will characterize the distribution of pharmacogenetic variants in a healthy population and compare the distribution of variants data across two genotyping platforms to build a prospective database for use in future clinical trials.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a PhD in Molecular Biology, Genomics, or related field.
  • Must be enrolled in university during the internship period and one semester after.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expected graduation date between December 2024 – July 2025.
  • 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.
  • Familiar with pharmacogenetic analysis pipelines, including microarray and sequencing analysis.
  • Proficient in required software including Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Identifying best practices to analyze genetic data through literature and bioinformatic analysis using microarray and long-read sequencing platforms.
  • Deploying pipelines for the analysis of previously generated genetic data.
  • Comparing the two platforms to generate the prospective pharmacogenetic database.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Competitive pay.
  • Relocation support for eligible students.
  • Opportunity to connect with Abbvie leaders and scientists.