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Every year we host hundreds of interns from the world’s leading universities for paid summer internships. Our interns have demonstrated academic excellence, strong leadership, communication skills and technical excellence in their respective fields. Interns have the opportunity to work in functions that include engineering, science, finance, information technology and marketing. Our healthcare internships offer flexible 10-12 week job assignments during the summer, adjusted to your academic calendar and the needs of individual businesses. Students must be eligible to work in the United States without Abbott sponsorship, be enrolled in an undergraduate program majoring in a related discipline, and possess a willingness to travel and be placed anywhere throughout the United States. If you’re interested in an internship where you can make an impact, we encourage you to apply by clicking “search jobs” below. 



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Our internship program was recognized as the #1 internship program in healthcare, engineering, and sales, marketing, and communications.



“The best aspect was the opportunity to be engaged in projects that have a major impact on the health of others. It’s so fulfilling knowing that my work is helping save the lives of people on a daily basis. The job challenges you and isn’t simply just doing busy work that no one else wants to do.” 

“I feel like I have a much more solid grasp on what it means to be an engineer and that I can make an educated decision about what I want to do after graduation. I have made connections with dozens of people who have diverse perspectives that are all valuable for what I wanted from this internship.”

“I led meaningful projects that have significant impact in risk reduction and improving production for the site. The projects were engaging and allowed me to network across the site and meet with every layer of management. I led meetings with other employees to organize action around the project and helped out with other small projects that I expressed interest in.” 

Focus Areas
Last Updated Date: Apr 29, 2021
Commercial MBA

Experience real project scenarios alongside our leadership. MBA interns are assigned to a commercial team where they'll work to complete a project through a domestic or international business unit. Preferred qualifications include current enrollment in a leading MBA program with an average of five years of work experience.


Help improve global health and well-being with a healthcare engineering internship. Focus areas include instrument development, fermentation development, manufacturing support, plant maintenance and utilities, design of process systems or packaging engineering.

Environmental Health

Work with teams committed to the health of people and the planet. Areas of focus for environmental health interns range from plant support and lab safety to industrial hygiene and environmental engineering.

Finance and Accounting

Take on meaningful projects that influence vital business decisions. Responsibilities for finance and accounting interns could include financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, or reporting and controls. 

Information Technology

Solve complex business problems. Focus areas for information technology interns could include business systems analysis, project management, application development, data analysis and network infrastructure. 


Learn processes and methods of manufacturing products that nurture human health. Manufacturing internship responsibilities include project management, purchasing or logistics.

Quality Assurance

Contribute to teams dedicated to the highest standards in product quality with a focus on quality assurance or regulatory affairs. Candidates should have a major in a related discipline such as biology or chemistry.


Gain real-world sales experience and develop lasting relationships while working in a nutrition sales internship. Combine technical and business knowledge with working knowledge of market analysis and planning process to implement tactics of a brand plan. In addition to the relevant qualifications outlined above, students should have strong presentation skills.

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Why our interns chose Abbott

Our interns want to start their careers making a positive impact in the world.

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Our interns talk about their experiences and offer helpful advice on how to make the most out of any internship.

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Abbott Intern Experience: Intern Week

Student interns share what it’s like to make a meaningful impact on our business and in the lives of others every day.




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