Abbott Operations Intern in Abbott Park, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Job Function

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

• Instrument 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

• Plant Quality Assurance

• Division Quality Assurance

• Division Regulatory Affairs

• Corporate Quality Assurance and Division Quality Assurance

• Operations Supervision

• Project Management

• Purchasing and Materials Management

• Supply Chain

Intern assignments could be located at the following locations:

• Abbott Park, IL (headquarters)

• Alameda, CA

• Casa Grande, AZ

• Columbus, OH

• Tipp City, OH

• Altavista, VA

• Sturgis, MI

• Dallas, TX

• Des Plaines, IL

• Fairfield, CA

• Santa Clara, CA

• Temecula, CA

• Sylmar, CA

• Menlo Park, CA

• Minneapolis, MN

Abbott strongly considers those internship performers that continuously excel for their Operations Professional Development Programs or other full-time 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 from Abbott

• 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

• Pursuing degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Electrical, Biomedical Engineering, Life Science, or Supply Chain Management

JOB FAMILY:

Administrative Support

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

United States > Abbott Park : AP06B Floor-1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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