Abbott Finance Intern in Abbott Park, Illinois

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

The purpose of the internship is to provide meaningful professional hands-on experience to students with proven academic performance and leadership potential. Ideal candidates will utilize and further develop technical and soft skills (i.e, communication), business knowledge, analytical techniques and creative problem solving abilities.

The assignments are carried out in a variety of work environments such as: corporate and operating unit headquarters, manufacturing plants and support function locations, where the interns will interact with various finance co-workers and business partners.

Abbott’s worldwide business offers these interns an opportunity to work in a variety of fields, including:

· Financial Planning & Analysis

· Manufacturing Accounting

· Logistics/Supply Chain Finance

· Corporate Initiatives/Projects

Intern assignments could be located at the following locations (matched by Abbott):

· California (Alameda, Santa Clara, & Temecula)

· Abbott Park, IL

· Dallas, Tx

· Columbus, OH

Abbott strongly considers high performing interns as candidates for their Financial Professional Development Program (FPDP) after they graduate. Abbott’s (FPDP) is a two-year rotational leadership development program with four separate work assignments. The diverse assignments cover areas in: corporate and division headquarters, affiliate locations, manufacturing plants and other operating environments at various sites in the US and around the world.

Basic Qualifications:

· Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship

· Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship

· BS/BA student

· Before graduation, planning to complete minimum of 4 Accounting classes (one 3-4 credit hour accounting course needs to be cost accounting)

· School and/or work experience using Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

Preferred Qualifications

· BS/BA students with an emphasis on Finance and Accounting coursework; pursuing degrees such as Business Admin, Economics, Statistics, and Public Health

· Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

· On-campus leadership positions

· Member of school or national organizations in finance or accounting

· Previous work experience in finance or accounting related positions

JOB FAMILY:

Administrative Support

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

United States > Abbott Park : AP06D Floor-2

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 20 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

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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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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