Industry-Leading Development Opportunities, Acknowledgement for Innovative Thinking, Help Create an Environment Where Scientists Thrive and Science is
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has been named among the top 20 employers in the Science magazine 2007 Top Biotech and Pharma Employer's survey.
Science is at the center of Abbott's broad base of businesses. To enhance the experience for researchers, Abbott offers an array of development opportunities in the areas of leadership and business skills, as well as collaborations with academia to help them be successful in the industry environment. Recently Abbott also was named one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career" (http://www.abbott.com/global/url/pressRelease/en_US/60.5:5/Press_Release_0522.htm ) by BusinessWeek magazine.
"Helping our scientists reach their full potential is critical to Abbott's continued success and to finding new and better treatment options for patients, so it's important that we foster an environment where our scientists and their innovative solutions can flourish," said Miles D. White, chairman and chief executive officer, Abbott. "In addition to again being honored for the kind of workplace we have created by Science magazine, the breakthrough work at Abbott has recently been recognized by Prix Galien USA, the Wall Street Journal Technology Awards and the Chicago Innovation Awards."
The Science magazine rankings are determined from a study conducted by
an independent research firm commissioned by the
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