2023 Experiential Internship - Centralized Organic Synthesis Chemistry(Illinois)

2023 Experiential Internship - Centralized Organic Synthesis Chemistry(Illinois)

Abbvie | St. Louis, MO, 63101, US
Salary Range:$34,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 19 days ago

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ABOUT ABBVIE

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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CENTRALIZED ORGANIC SYNTHESIS CHEMISTRY INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

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 intern will focus on novel asymmetric synthesis as part of the Centralized Organic Synthesis group within the Centralized Medicinal Chemistry department. Asymmetric non-natural amino acid synthesis has potential broad application in the pharmaceutical industry in the generation of proprietary chemical matter suitable for use in future medicinal chemistry programs and screening platforms. The intern will focus on exploration of the scope of the transformation, synthesis of key building blocks, and data analysis and tabulation with an opportunity for publication in a high impact organic chemistry journal.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Multi-step synthesis

  • Evaluation of substrate scope and selectivity

  • Reaction optimization and design of follow-up experiments
  • Data analysis and tabulation
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor's or PhD in Chemistry or related field

  • Must be enrolled in university during the internship period

  • Highly motivated and independent researcher
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursuing a PhD in Chemistry or related field

  • Exposure to multi-step organic synthesis, asymmetric synthesis

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in experimental writing and data tabulation
  • BENEFITS AND AMENITIES

  • Competitive pay

  • Travel, transportation and lodging support for eligible students

  • Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientists
  • Ability to carry out cutting-edge organic synthesis research in a collaborative, innovation-rich environment, likely leading to high impact publications
  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    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.