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2021 Operations Intern

The purpose of the internship is to provide meaningful professional hands-on experience to students with proven academic performance and leadership potential. Abbott hires students majoring in Engineering and Life Sciences fields into this internship program based on business need. Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem-solving abilities. 
Abbott’s worldwide business offers these interns an opportunity to work in a variety of fields, including:
• Instrument Development
• Design of Process Systems
• Research & Development
• Equipment Application
• Plant Maintenance & Utilities
• Facilities Design
• Contract Administration
• Project Engineering
• Energy Management
• Controls Design
• Site Engineering 
• Start-up Engineering
• Packaging Engineering 
• Operations Supervision 
• Project Management
• Purchasing and Materials Management
• Plant Quality Assurance
• Division Quality Assurance
• Division Regulatory Affairs 
• Corporate Quality Assurance and Division Quality Assurance

• Plant Support
• Lab Safety 
• Industrial Hygiene
• Environmental Engineering
Intern assignments could be located at the following locations: 
• Abbott Park, IL (headquarters)
• Alameda, CA 
• Casa Grande, AZ
• Columbus, OH
• Dallas, TX
• Plano, TX
• Des Plaines, IL
• Fairfield, CA
• AltaVista, VA
• Santa Clara, CA
• Sturgis, MI 
• Temecula, CA
• Tipp City, OH
Abbott strongly considers those internship performers that continuously excel for their Operations Professional Development Programs or other full-time engineering positions.
The Operations Professional Development Program is a three-year job rotation program designed to provide participants with a broad exposure of Abbott within their discipline.