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Retail Operations Strategy Corporate Intern

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CVS Health

Retail Operations Strategy Corporate Intern

Woonsocket, RI +5 locations
  • Responsibilities

    You’ve invested a lot of time and energy in your education. Now you want the chance to make your mark. We offer challenging opportunities for you to learn and grow professionally. In our programs, you’ll be immersed in a culture of continuous improvement, with the goal of changing health care for the better.

    Position Summary

    This program is a 10-week full-time opportunity that provides real work experience with a team in your business area. You will be aligned to projects to lead or contribute to while also participating in networking, development, and career exploration activities. Our Corporate Interns can apply for future full-time roles during the program and have an increased likelihood to receive an offer for a post-graduation role.

    The Summer 2024 program will run June 3rd - August 9th, 2024. Virtual onboarding activities will also take place May 29th -31st, 2024.

    This is a hybrid position with 3 days (generally Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) in one of the following office locations based on your preference: Hartford, CT, Woonsocket, RI, Northbrook, IL, Blue Bell, PA, Scottsdale, AZ or Richardson, TX . The other 2 days each week will be working remotely from home, office, or another location of your choice. No housing or housing stipend will be provided, but interns will be given the opportunity to connect with each other prior to the start of the program to coordinate housing if desired.

    The hourly rate is $55 per hour with 40 hours/ week, no work on July 4th (company holiday), and two days of paid leave.

    About this business area:

    Our team is working to transform healthcare through innovations that make quality care accessible, easier to use, and more patient focused. Together we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people first.

    You will gain valuable work experience and participate in:

    • Projects that contribute to the success of our business

    • Community service activities

    • Professional development workshops

    • Mentorship and networking opportunities

    • Interaction with senior leaders

    And our corporate interns have an increased likelihood to receive an offer for a future role with CVS Health.

    In this role you will:

    • Own a project that contributes to the success of our business

    • Work directly with store teams to implement innovative new systems

    • Launch cutting-edge services that help patients lead healthier lives

    • Design workflow enhancements that reduce barriers and improve healthcare

    • Interact and network with our senior leaders

    Past internship projects include:

    • Analysis and identification of anomalies in controlled drug prescribing patterns

    • Market research that determined the overall business impact of COVID-19

    • The development and prototype virtual verification pharmacy imaging system and determine the functionality of this new technology

    • A review current processes to find colleague pain points and development a strategy to alleviate these problems

    • Execution of a mini-test that offers free home delivery to patients with an out-of-stock medication

    Work visa sponsorship is not available for this role. This includes participation in Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), and F-1 Visa programs.

    Required Qualifications

    • Meet educational requirements (see education section)

    • 2+ years’ professional work experience in related field. Examples include: consulting, healthcare, and or retail experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Have leadership experience. Examples may include: project leadership, workplace responsibilities, active roles in student/social organization activities, or sports

    • Demonstrated ability to utilize tools such as Excel, SQL, R, Python, Tableau

    • Ability to refine process, conduct root cause analysis, or draft standard operation procedures


    • Currently pursuing a MBA, MPH, MHA, MSBA, or other related MS degree

    • Have an anticipated graduation date between September 2024 and August 2025

    Whether in our pharmacies or through our health service offerings, we are pioneering a bold new approach to total health care. As health care innovators, we are making quality care affordable, accessible, simple and seamless. We await your fresh ideas, new perspectives, and the unique contributions you will make to our organization.

  • Industry
    Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Locations
    Scottsdale, AZ • Hartford, CT • Northbrook, IL • Blue Bell, PA • Woonsocket, RI • Richardson, TX
  • About Us

    At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.