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Early Careers: Pharmacy Benefits Consulting Intern (University) - Chicago - Summer 2024

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Early Careers: Pharmacy Benefits Consulting Intern (University) - Chicago - Summer 2024

Chicago, IL
  • Responsibilities

    Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity now or in the future.

    The Business

    Create your future. Our Health and Group Benefits business helps large and mid-size clients control soaring health and welfare plan costs, improve health outcomes and promote employee engagement through broad-based, state-of-the-art interventions. We provide solutions encompassing creative plan design, vendor evaluation and management, pricing and funding strategies, data analytics, valuation support, legal compliance and governance strategies. We also provide specialty consulting services including clinical/health management program design, pharmacy solutions, disability/absence management strategies and claims audit services.

    Explore an opportunity. Pharmacy consulting is a unique specialty unit within Health & Group Benefits, whose main goal is to transform the business model and management processes for pharmacy benefit programs and re-establish employer control over cost, quality and delivery effectiveness. It leverages our pharmacy expertise to help employers manage their pharmacy benefits.

    Love your work. As a Pharmacy Intern, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants in the largest pharmacy benefit consulting practice in the US, while you progress toward becoming a thought leader of the future.

    You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise.

    While the internship is mainly in the summer, there may be opportunity to continue supporting some projects during the year on a part time basis.

    Your main responsibilities will be as follows:

    • Partner with consultants and team members to evaluate pharmacy solutions that could improve patient care, manage costs and provide access.
    • Answer clinical questions, research disease conditions and treatments, and write up recommendations.
    • Analyze and compare vendor products, services and contracts

    About you.

    • Progress towards a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Midwestern University or similar program with a minimum overall GPA of 3.2
    • Work experience that demonstrates strong technical and/or client service skills (prior experience in a pharmacy)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in PowerPoint
    • Position is hybrid (in the office at Willis Tower with some remote days, and your working hours are 8:30 am - 4:30pm
    • Accepting applications from candidates that graduate with a Doctorial degree in June 2025
    • Able to work legally in the United States indefinitely and without Visa sponsorship

    The Application-Interview Process:

    Step 1: Online application, including resume/CV

    Step 2: Online assessments and Video Interview

    Step 3: Virtual Interview with business

    Step 4: Offer and on-boarding

    Recruiting tips:

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    EOE, including disability/vets

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • About Us

    At WTW, we provide data-driven, insight-led solutions in the areas of people, risk and capital. Leveraging the global view and local expertise of our colleagues serving 140 countries and markets, we help you sharpen your strategy, enhance organizational resilience, motivate your workforce and maximize performance.