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AbbVie 2020 Experiential Internship Program - Undergraduate Level in South San Francisco, California

2020 Experiential Internship Program - Undergraduate Level

USA, California, South San Francisco

Administrative Services

Requisition #2001103

Summer Intern – ABR Scientific/Research

AbbVie’s oncology hub on the West Coast, has three sites in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City, South San Francisco, and Sunnyvale) focused on the discovery and development of novel oncology therapies. More than 1,000 AbbVie scientists, statisticians, clinicians, and product developers with strong entrepreneurial roots work across these three sites. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. The summer intern position will be based at AbbVie’s Redwood City oncology site.

Join AbbVie Bay Area for our 2020 Experiential Summer Intern Program!

  • Gain hands-on industry experience, work with field experts, and meet other motivated, science-oriented college students like yourself

  • Be prepared to work in a well-supported environment, with access to the cutting-edge tools, technologies and expertise

  • Learn different aspects of the drug development business, and how it applies to making novel anti-cancer drugs

The AbbVie Experiential Summer Intern Program is a paid, 10-week internship available in two sessions. Session 1 will start at the beginning of June 8 th (semester system) and session 2 will start in June 15 th (quarter system). The program is focused on providing students with original pharmaceutical development projects, based on business need. You’ll do meaningful work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide.


We are hiring multiple summer interns in areas including Discovery Research, CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls), Clinical Development, Statistics and more.


  • Enrolled in an undergraduate level program at an accredited university

  • Available for the entire 10-weeks in session 1 (semester system) or session 2 (quarter system)

  • Pursuing a degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computational science/statistics or a related science degree

  • Completed at least 1 year of undergraduate level studies prior to internship experience

  • Strong academic performance with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 Scale)

  • Returning to university for at least 1 semester/quarter post-internship


  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills


  • Available per program eligibility requirements ( ask your talent acquisition manager for details)

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Internship

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Level Code: IC