AbbVie 2019 Experiential Internship - Process Engineering Science in Lake County, Illinois

2019 Experiential Internship - Process Engineering Science

USA, Illinois, Lake County

1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Administrative Services

Requisition #1901210

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 – Process Engineering Science

The Process Engineering Science Department is primarily focused on the development of formulations of new chemical entities from an engineering perspective. This includes scaling up processes from the lab to the pilot scale and from the pilot scale to the commercial scale.

Assignment Details

This position will be focused on development and demonstration of methodologies to scale high shear and twin screw wet granulation processes from the lab to pilot scale. This will include development of experimental protocols, lab work to perform granulations and analytical testing on the resulting granulation products. Along with lab work, the intern candidate may work with the pilot plant to execute protocols and analyze the resulting granulation products. Additional responsibility may include literature searches and identification of computer modeling techniques which can be utilized to minimize experimental efforts during scale-up of wet granulation.


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

· Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship

· Graduate or Undergraduate Level Student

· 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).

· Majoring inChemical Engineering

· Skills in granulation experimental experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Posting Grade:

· Grade: 12

Job Grades are determined by the country in which the payroll is based.

Additional Information

  • 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