Internship (all genders) Analytical R&D


Ludwigshafen, RP

  1. Research & Development
  2. Analytical Research & Development
  1. Full-time

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on TwitterFacebookInstagramYouTube and LinkedIn

Job Description

Become a part of our interdisciplinary team at Analytical R&D in Ludwigshafen. Together we support development projects of new drug products with a special focus on characterization and stability of complex formulations. In this project you will contribute with your knowledge to improving patient health through enabling stable medications.

Your tasks include:

  • mathematical modeling of drug degradation kinetics in amorphous formulations
  • describing a network of degradation reactions complicated by diffusion
  • modeling the effect of processing conditions on chemical stability glassy formulations.

Here are what you can expect:

  • deepening your knowledge in model-based approaches for product development of disperse systems under the supervision of experts of the corresponding field
  • interdisciplinary research within an international network
  • competitive internship salary at a company recognized on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for seven years in a row
  • getting to know the development routines in the pharmaceutical industry


And here are what we expect from you:

current master’s study in chemical engineering, computational engineering, theoretical physics/chemistry, or a comparable degree program with good knowledge of physical chemistry and kinetic theories plus

  • good programming skills (R, Python)
  • enthusiasm for scientifically demanding challenges
  • interest in transport processes and reaction kinetics
  • good written and spoken German and/or English

We offer an internship for 6 months starting from September 2024 with a possibility of extending it to a following master's thesis.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion.  It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.