Apply for Abbott Laboratories Internship Programme 2024

The role of RA intern will be instrumental in supporting of  regulatory matters of Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Division across the continent of Africa.

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Johannesburg


Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.


At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You will have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.


This position works out of our Johannesburg location in the Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Division.  In this division our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges.

The candidate will learn about the evolving regulatory environment of medical devices and work with the team to ensure that Africa RA  milestones are achieved and aligned to meeting of company commercial objectives.


  • To co-ordinate and ensure execution of regulatory submissions and communication to country stakeholders of assigned product changes that are implemented in the affected countries.


  • Be a liaison between Global RA teams and local teams in communicating on the ongoing status of project changes until approval is attained for compliant import of the changed version of product.
  • Support the RA Lead in Health and Safety administrative compliance matters for the site and will assist in the coordination of the activities pertaining to the implemented medical surveillance program.


  • Bachelor’s degree ( BSc)  in Science.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • NO experience is preferred- i.e. the organization is seeking to hire newly graduated candidates.
  • Must live in Johannesburg

  • Strong command of the English language – both verbal and written skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Expected to work with tight deadlines


Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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