Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 by Dr. Wallace C. Abbott, after he created remedies utilizing the active parts of plants and herbs. After this successful innovation, the company expanded and began to produce and distribute a variety of pharmaceutical products across the globe. Currently, Abbott Laboratories trades on the New York Stock Exchange and has close to 150 offices. Abbott Laboratories is also ranked 103rd on the Fortune 500 List, which is organized by largest US companies ranked by total revenue.
The Development Programs at Abbott Laboratories are two-to-three year, paid assignments that allow recent graduates to explore different professional opportunities within a specific field. The Development Programs are offered in a variety of cities, and students can pursue a program in Finance, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Engineering, or Clinical.
Abbott Laboratories offers a range of paid, 10-12 week summer internships for Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students. During the program, students are able to gain meaningful hands-on experience by working with a team to complete educational projects. Interns are also able to work within different departments of Abbott Laboratories and can network with senior employees and leaders.