2023 Experiential Internship - Immunogenicity Prediction (California)

2023 Experiential Internship - Immunogenicity Prediction (California)

Abbvie | San Jose, CA, 95101, US
Salary Range:$41,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health, and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio.

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Envision spending your summer working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders, all while gaining world-class experience in one of the most dynamic organizations in the pharmaceutical industry. This is a reality for AbbVie’s Experiential Interns.

The Immunology group in the Department of Research Non-Clinical and Translational Sciences (RNTS) is seeking an intern to contribute to the research and development in the field of immunology. RNTS is a multi-disciplinary department consisting of Immunology, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacology, Basic Research, Drug Metabolism, Pathology, and In-vivo functions supporting the area of excellence on Eye care, Aesthetics and Toxins. As a member of multidisciplinary team, the intern will work on AbbVie’s biologics portfolio. The ideal candidate is proactive, inquisitive and a self-starter who is eager to learn and thrives in fast paced environment. Desire to work hands-on in the laboratory in support of biologics drug development and within a matrixed team environment is preferred.


  • Contribute to the development of new immunogenicity prediction models and interpretation
  • Optimize existing assays for transability of in vitro work to clinical settings
  • Develop new in vitro and ex vivo immunogenicity prediction tools
  • Build knowledge base from literature around in silico and in vitro assays
  • Learn and contribute to immunogenicity risk assessment and develop models

  • Gain hands-on exposure working with relevant devices and assays

  • Conduct research on 3D models/organoids to support drug discovery in eye care and aesthetics

  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD or PharmD in Immunology, Biochemistry or other related field
  • Must be enrolled in university during the internship period

  • Must have experience working with cell-based assays

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of immunology

  • Laboratory skills including mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, western blot, cell-based assays, immunoassays etc.

  • Experience building knowledge base from literature

  • Experience with immunogenicity risk assessment and model development

  • Competitive pay

  • Travel, transportation, and lodging support for eligible students


    At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.