AbbVie 2019 Experiential Internship (Graduate Level) - Data Scientist Intern in Lake County, Illinois

2019 Experiential Internship (Graduate Level) - Data Scientist Intern

USA, Illinois, Lake County


1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Administrative Services

Requisition #1901864

The AbbVie Experiential Internship Program

Asan AbbVie Experiential Intern, you'll participate in a paid, ten to twelve-week summer program that is focused on providing students with robust projects throughout the summer. As an intern, you will be located at our corporate headquarters in north suburban Chicago, with housing and shuttle services for eligible students.

Department Overview – Development Design Center (DDC)

DDC is a newly established department under Development. The goal of DDC is to provide analytical insight to strengthen and optimize clinical decisions. DDC will work with all funded and “pending 1” phase 2 and phase 3 clinical study teams to help them to think outside the box, to leverage various data sources to inform patient population, enrollment timeline, cost and feasibility, and to evaluate more innovative statistical design options.

Assignment Details

  • Pool different enrollment related data sources together.

  • Summarize, evaluate and implement advanced machine learning methodologies on enrollment data to increase performance.

  • Develop a user interface to standardize such process


  • Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship

  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship

  • Ph.D student in statistics, biostatistics or computer science related.

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0/4.0

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship (students on an F1 visa with CPT can be accommodated).


  • Experience in machine learning methodology and applications.

  • Strong experience in python and C++.

  • Experience with big data like RNA sequence data.

  • Sound technical skills and communication ability, both oral and written.

Additional Information

  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: 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.

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Internship

  • Schedule: Full-time