AbbVie: Students and Early-Career Professionals


 Students and Early-Career Professionals
Jumpstart your career at AbbVie and take on challenging work that changes lives.

Are you the kind of student who never gives up on a problem? Who thrives when challenged? Who finds your best ideas when you’re faced with the toughest problems? Then we want you.

Define your path, shape our journey: explore different areas of our business through immersive experiences like our EXCEL externship, or longer-term, paid opportunities such as our internships and co-ops.

We’re proud to offer rewarding, challenging and powerful internships that are designed to develop the future leaders of AbbVie. Many of our internships serve as an intentional pipeline into our early career development programs, which have a long history of impact. At the end of the internship assignment, successful participants may be considered for development program or direct hire full-time opportunities.

What our internships offer:

  • Robust and impactful project assignments
  • Networking and exposure to senior leaders
  • Business and development overviews
  • Team-based networking and socials
  • Opportunities to engage in philanthropy

Functional areas:
Allergan Aesthetics | Commercial | Corporate | Operations | R&D

Duration: 12 weeks

Who can apply: Undergraduate students, and graduate students pursuing PhD, PharmD and master’s degrees

Locations: Opportunities are available across a variety of locations; see individual job descriptions for clarity.

Accommodations: Eligible interns receive a stipend to support travel and relocation costs.

Our Co-Op program helps you gain robust work experience by contributing to critical projects across multiple business functions over a four- to six-month time period.

Who can apply: Second and third-year undergraduate students | Graduate students


  • Cambridge, MA
  • Lake County, IL
  • Worcester, MA

Duration: 40 hours per week, from January to July or June to December

EXCEL Externship
Along with these opportunities, primarily based in the U.S. or Europe with the potential for rotations in various global locations, there are regions with additional country-specific programs. For all current openings, please visit: and our student careers page. For more information, view our locations around the world.