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Careers

At Abbott, there is a world of inspiration that you can get only from being a part of our team. Our employees are passionate about life, health care and the contributions they can make.

Abbott employees work in a dynamic environment that:

  • Offers a wide range of career opportunities that align with our broad-based business strategy and diverse spectrum of health care products – from pharmaceuticals to medical devices to nutritional;

  • Recognizes, nourishes and rewards talent through comprehensive learning and development programs (including internships and professional development programs for employees at all stages in their careers) and competitive compensation that aligns personal contributions to business success;

  • Values and encourages diversity with programs that have earned Abbott recognition as a great place to work around the globe;

  • Inspires innovation, caring and sustained achievement by individual employees and teams; and

  • Respects our employees, patients, customers and the communities we serve.



If you want to work with people who share a common desire to improve the quality of people’s lives, we invite you to learn more about Abbott.

Discover career opportunities at Abbott now at Abbottcareers.com/JobBoard/GlobalJobBoard .

Working At Abbott

Abbott offers more than just a job – our diversity allows us to offer employees unlimited career opportunities in a variety of disciplines, including research, science, technology, finance, engineering and marketing as well as across many health care specialties, including pharmaceutical, medical products and nutritional. And, we’re proud to say that our efforts have been recognized by distinguished publications and organizations, such as The Corporate Research Foundation, Great Places to Work Institute-Europe, Business Week, Forbes, Fortune, Money, Science and Working Mother.

Abbott provides equal opportunities for every employee – no matter which role they play or how long they’ve been with the company – and works hard to nurture an atmosphere that fosters creative thinking and helps employees develop to their full potential. We believe the simple reason why any organization – or individual – reaches its full potential is because diversity is valued, appreciated and supported at all levels.

Culture / Values

At the heart of Abbott is a Promise for Life – a statement that underscores our company’s commitment to our patients, employees, shareholders and others who depend on us in their pursuit of healthy lives. Through steadfast leadership and the spirit and personal commitment of our employees, we’ve built a world-class company that delivers products that encircle life, from newborns to aging adults, from nutrition and diagnostics to medical care and pharmaceutical therapy.

Delivering those products starts with having a core set of values. Those values – Pioneering, Achieving, Caring, and Enduring – have enabled us to get to where we are today, and they will continue to guide our behaviors and decisions as we work to advance leading-edge science and technologies, support diversity, focus on exceptional performance and earn the trust of those we serve.

Diversity

We value diversity at Abbott – in our people, products, technologies and markets. Diversity is a key component of our business strategy, because we know the different perspectives and insights that our employees offer allow us to better understand and connect with the people we serve.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization. From internal career fairs, mentoring and employee networks, to international diversity initiatives and our commitment to diversify in our purchasing practices, Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

In addition to creating a vibrant, diverse workplace, Abbott’s diversity initiatives have earned the company several awards and recognitions, including DiversityInc magazine's list of the 50 Best Companies for Diversity and Fortune magazine's Best Companies for Minorities.

Career Development

We seek motivated individuals who value diversity and possess a determination to master ongoing challenges with a desire to succeed. Abbott offers numerous career paths that pave the way for achievement, in areas of research, technology, finance and administration, manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing, human resources and more across our many businesses.

Learning and Development

At Abbott, we offer extensive learning and development programs and resources, and a variety of educational opportunities to ensure that our employees are equipped with the latest information in their functional areas of expertise.