AbbVie Inc., in collaboration with the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 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:
USC-AbbVie - Clinical Development
USC-AbbVie - Clinical Pharmacology
USC-AbbVie - Drug Delivery Sciences
USC-AbbVie - Global Medical Affairs
USC-AbbVie - Global Medical Affairs - Global Scientific Publications
USC-AbbVie - Global Medical Affairs - Medical Program Management
USC-AbbVie - Global Medical Affairs - Global Evidence Solutions
USC-AbbVie - Global Medical Affairs - Global Medical Information
USC-AbbVie - Pharmaceutical Sciences
USC-AbbVie - Research Pharmacology
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Rheumatology
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Dermatology
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Gastroenterology
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs – Value and Access Medical Payer Strategy
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Neuroscience
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Oncology
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - Eye Care
USC-AbbVie - U.S. Medical Affairs - HCV/Specialty
USC-AbbVie - Toxicology
In the past, USMA-Medical Affairs - Oncology fellows had the opportunity to:
Partner with cross-functional teams on pipeline and on-market assets to gain understanding of product life cycle.
Lead research projects that help AbbVie better understand the impact of scientific communications.
Contribute to the launch preparation of new indications.
Travel for congresses, national meetings, and field immersion experiences with Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs).
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with Medical Directors, Medical Science Liaisons, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Marketing, and Principal Investigators.
Please be advised: If you have an interest in more than one sub-function within the Medical Affairs functional area, you are encouraged to apply to each position of interest to be considered. Of note, there will be no penalty for applying to more than one sub-function.
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 ~62 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 USC Mann School, 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 USC Mann School, and engage 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 Medical Affairs Fellowship. Letters of intent should be addressed to: William C. Gong, PharmD (no physical address required).
Applicants must submit application on the ASHP PPS portal, as well as on the USC Application Portal: https://provost.sma.usc.edu/prog/usc_alfred_e_mann_school_of_pharmacy_and_pharmaceutical_sciences_fellowship/
Additional information and application materials are available at:
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.