AbbVie is an American publicly traded biopharmaceutical company founded in 2013. It originated as a spin-off of Abbott Laboratories.



Looks For

AbbVie seeks individuals who are looking to improve lives, whether you work in the lab, in an office, or on the production floor. They look for innovative, collaborative, and passionate individuals.

History of


AbbVie has 47,000 scientists, researchers, communicators, manufacturing specialists, and regulatory experts located around the globe. They come up with new approaches to addressing today’s health issues.


Internship Programs

AbbVie Intern Program

This 10-12 week program was established to serve as a talent pipeline for AbbVie’s Development Programs that align to specific functions within the business: Operations, Finance, Business Technology Solutions, Clinical Trial Operations, Commercial, Market Access, Marketing Associate and Human Resources. Interns are hired to work on assignments in their function over the summer and based on performance may be offered a position in the Development Program which they would begin after graduating the following year.

Experiential Intern Program

AbbVie offers another 10-12 week internship program called the Experiential Intern Program. As an Experiential Intern, you will do meaningful work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide.  These assignments are based on business needs and may change annually. An advanced degree may be required for some roles.

What it's like to Work at


Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Sales / Account Management
Data / Analytics
Human Resources / People / Talent
Legal / Public Policy
PR / Corporate Communications
Biotech / Pharma
Office Locations
Chicago, IL
Boston, MA

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Current juniors and seniors
  • Robust and impactful project assignments
  • Team-based networking and socials
  • Networking and exposure to seniors leaders
  • Philanthropy involvement
  • Housing for eligible interns


Interview Process

Some people hear back within 3 weeks while others may not hear back for 6 or 7 weeks.

1.  Phone Interview

The interviews are often conducted by hiring managers and scientists on different teams. Most of the questions will be behavioral and resume based.