2023 Experiential Internship- ADC Platform Assistant Scientist (Massachusetts)

2023 Experiential Internship- ADC Platform Assistant Scientist (Massachusetts)

Abbvie | Hunstville, TX, 77340, US
Salary Range:$63,000 – $83,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 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 Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC) Platform Group collaborates with drug discovery project teams across all AbbVie therapeutic areas including Oncology and Immunology. The ADC Platform intern will effectively collaborate with chemists, biologists and pharmacologists to characterize large and small molecules for ADC development.


  • Support the design and execution of 2D and 3D in vitro internalization assays for screening of antibody formats to determine impact of tumor penetration using high content imaging including Amnis Imagestream and ImageXpress Confocal

  • Generate and characterize labeled antibody formats for binding affinity on target vs non-target cells

  • Antibody conjugation, flow cytometry, tissue culture
  • Support the mechanism of action studies of trafficking Biologics on 3D spheroids
  • Work collaboratively with chemist and biologist to develop screening funnel
  • Demonstrate scientific excellence, work ethic, and dedication to team and project goals
  • Work collaboratively in a matrix with project teams and members of the Biologics Group to drive innovation and deliver novel therapies to patients
  • Develop productive collaborations and communication with other groups across therapeutic areas

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

  • Successful completion of freshman laboratory course(s) in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry


  • Exposure to Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry

  • Experienced working in a laboratory setting


  • 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.