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2020 Operations Internship

Abbott Laboratories Green Oaks, IL
  • Expired: 17 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

The purpose of the internship is to provide meaningful professional hands-on experience to students with proven academic performance and leadership potential. Abbott hires students majoring in Engineering and Life Sciences fields into this internship program based on business need. Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem-solving abilities.

Abbott’s worldwide business offers these interns an opportunity to work in a variety of fields, including:

• Instrument Development
• Fermentation Development
• Design of Process Systems
• Research & Development
• Equipment Application
• Plant Maintenance & Utilities
• Facilities Design
• Contract Administration
• Project Engineering
• Energy Management
• Controls Design
• Site Engineering
• Start-up Engineering
• Packaging Engineering

• Operations Supervision
• Project Management
• Purchasing and Materials Management

• Plant Quality Assurance
• Division Quality Assurance
• Division Regulatory Affairs
• Corporate Quality Assurance and Division Quality Assurance

• Plant Support
• Lab Safety
• Industrial Hygiene
• Environmental Engineering

Intern assignments could be located at the following locations:
• Abbott Park, IL (headquarters)
• Alameda, CA
• Casa Grande, AZ
• Columbus, OH
• Dallas, TX
• Plano, TX
• Des Plaines, IL
• Fairfield, CA

• AltaVista, VA
• Santa Clara, CA
• Sturgis, MI
• Temecula, CA
• Tipp City, OH

Abbott strongly considers those internship performers that continuously excel for their Operations Professional Development Programs or other full-time engineering positions.
The Operations Professional Development Program is a three-year job rotation program designed to provide participants with a broad exposure of Abbott within their discipline.

Basic Qualifications:
• Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship
• Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship
• Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters Degree
• Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship
• Must be geographically mobile

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong academic performance (GPA = 3.0/4.0)
• Exceptionally demonstrated interpersonal skills
• Proven leadership skills
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
• Engineering: Pursuing Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering Degree
• Quality: Pursuing Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, BioEngineering Degree
• Manufacturing: Pursuing Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Degree

Abbott Laboratories


Green Oaks, IL