AbbVie Inc., in collaboration with the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, offers you a distinctive pharmaceutical industry fellowship advantage – a global, diverse, research-based organization that will develop your skills, expand your potential, and optimize your career.
This year, fellowships are offered in the following areas:
Regulatory Affairs – Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls
In the past, Clinical Development fellows have had the opportunity to:
Develop expertise in novel therapeutics and their clinical applications
Support the execution of the clinical development plan, regulatory submissions and development of associated clinical trial documents (e.g., protocols, investigator brochures, procedure manuals, informed consent forms, and clinical study reports)
Learn operational aspects of clinical trial design from startup, through execution, and closeout
Participate in processes of ongoing data review, analysis, and reporting
Prepare and present clinical data at internal team meetings as needed
Contribute to the timely performance of clinical trials by collaborating in a cross-functional team setting
AbbVie’s mission is to create an innovation-driven, patient-focused specialty biopharmaceutical company capable of achieving sustainable top-tier performance through outstanding execution and a consistent stream of innovative new medicines which have a remarkable impact on people’s lives. Today, our medicines help 52 million people living in more than 175 countries, and we are making significant advancements with a robust pipeline of potential new medicines.
Fellows in our program have the benefit to further enhance their experience through the academic component at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, one of the nation's leading schools of pharmacy. Fellows are given the opportunity to take graduate courses in the Regulatory Science program, lecture in the School of Pharmacy, and share in the strong network of USC alumni.
Please submit a Curriculum Vitae and a Letter of Intent through the Personal Placement Service (PPS) to request for an interview. Interviews at the ASHP Midyear meeting are limited and are granted on a competitive basis.
Please follow the document conventions listed below.
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf
Letter of intent
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_Letter.pdf
The letter of intent should address your career goals in industry and why you are interested in the USC-AbbVie Fellowship Program. Please address letters to:
William C. Gong, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy University of Southern California School of Pharmacy 1985 Zonal Avenue Los Angeles, California 90089-9121
Applicants must have a Pharm.D., Ph.D., or M.D. at the time of matriculation into the fellowship program, and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0. Applicants will receive a confirmation email after completion of the application and a follow up email will be sent out with further instructions for the interview process.
Thank you for your interest in the USC-AbbVie Clinical Development Fellowship.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.