IT Internship

Abbott Laboratories Waukegan , IL 60079

Posted 3 weeks ago

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.


The IT Intern Program is looking for college students who possess the ability to be future leaders in IT. Abbott's IT Intern Program engagement is a summer twelve week assignment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must be interested in pursuing a career in the IT field. Individuals interested in the IT Intern Program must currently be pursuing Bachelors (Sophomore or Junior Status) or Masters in MIS, Computer Science or applicable IT-specific degree.

Candidates must be returning to school following the internship assignment. The candidate must have an excellent academic record with a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA. The candidate's coursework must include a variety of IT classes with an emphasis in Business Analysis/Project Management and Programming Courses.

Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem solving abilities. Previous internship or equivalent experience is preferred.

Candidates must possess strong extracurricular achievement to demonstrate leadership abilities and must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates must demonstrate strong competency in Integrity, Adaptability, Initiative, Innovation and Teamwork. Candidates must possess strong analysis, decision-making and strategic thinking skills and have strong planning and organizational skills.

Work assignments may be located at Abbott's Corporate Headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois (40 miles North of Chicago), or one of Abbott's many domestic locations. Successful candidates must be willing to relocate during the assignment period.

This program is designed to recruit people who will work for Abbott following their graduation. Candidates must have work authorization on a long term basis that will allow them to work for Abbott without sponsorship after they've completed their education.

JOB FAMILY:Administrative Support


LOCATION:United States > Waukegan : J46 Floor-1



TRAVEL:Yes, 25 % of the Time


SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting 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.

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