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

2019 Experiential Internship (Graduate Level) - Statistician Intern

USA, Illinois, Lake County


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USA, Illinois

Administrative Services

Requisition #1901863

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

  • Develop modeling and simulations to evaluate statistical operating characters of different enrollment models including Homogeneous Poisson, Non-homogeneous Poisson and Brownie motion models.

  • Develop a R-shiny modeling tool to allow simulations from different models above


  • 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 or Biostatistics.

  • 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 statistics modeling and programming, simulation and statistical design of experiment.

  • Experience in SAS, R shiny and other computing languages.

  • 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