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Student Opportunities

Joining AbbVie involves working alongside, learning from and exchanging ideas with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. At AbbVie we believe each of us has the potential to make a positive impact on our business, our culture, our success and the lives of those we serve – even if you are still in school or recently graduated. AbbVie student opportunities allow you to continually grow, contribute, discover and learn – all while doing meaningful work that impacts our business and improves the lives of patients worldwide.

How we select talent

Candidates are asked to apply online at with a CV and cover letter. If selected, the first stage is a telephone interview with a Talent Acquisition Specialist. If successful at this stage, you will be invited to do two or three further face-to-face interviews with the management team and Site Directors. Candidates will be required to do a psychometric test in the latter stages of the interview process.

Our Talent Proposition

AbbVie’s mission is to address some of the world’s most serious health challenges. We are here to make a remarkable impact on the lives of people across the globe with our portfolio of world-leading medicines. We are here for our patients…but we are here for our people too.

As part of a strong global team comprising more than 29,000 people, our people are helping us build a new kind of biopharmaceutical business – one that combines the strength and expertise of an established market leader with the pace, innovative spirit and high-performance culture of a purpose- led enterprise.

We want to create an organisation that transforms the life of everyone it touches, particularly our employees. Bold, collaborative and enthusiastic, we know that our employees play a key role in helping us to achieve this goal. Working within an environment of learning and transparency, they unlock possibilities, forge relationships and embrace challenge. The people we select are not satisfied with ‘good enough’ and that is what makes us great.

View the above video to explore exciting student development opportunities with AbbVie


At AbbVie, ensuring that our people are learning new skills and growing professionally is a top priority. To that end, we've created specialised Development Programmes for recent undergraduates and advanced degree graduates that offer high potential and performing individuals the opportunity to broaden their work experience and business knowledge in an accelerated and dynamic environment. 




As a soon-to-graduate or current student, you are about to embark on an exciting career path full of possibilities and opportunities. For this crucial first step, you will want to choose an innovative and progressive company that develops the skills and experience you need to excel – both today and in the future. AbbVie offers all that and more through our internship programme. 



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