Walgreens Internship Program January 2018

Walgreens Summer Internship Applications

You can find out about Walgreens’s current internship recruitment and apply at
the same time. You can review the application process for the internship program and get detailed information about the department you want to apply for. Catch a chance to make a difference in your career by doing an internship at the world’s largest Pharmacy stores!

Walgreens Summer Internship

Interns experience life at Walgreens in a hands-on environment like no other. We encourage students to provide fresh ideas and a different outlook.  That’s why we include challenging business projects that drive department goals and objectives as part of the experience.  Our goal is to help you hone your skills at one of the best-known names in healthcare and retail. Our corporate internship will not only give you a window into working at Walgreens, but also the kind of real-world knowledge that you can take with you wherever you go.

The Walgreens Pharmacy Corporate Internship Program is a great opportunity for student pharmacists to enhance their educational experience with a corporate perspective of community pharmacy.  Selected students will spend 12 learning-packed weeks at our corporate headquarters, located in Deerfield, Illinois, just north of Chicago. The internship is a full-time program offering a competitive salary and housing.  Transportation is the intern’s responsibility. The program consists of three four-week rotations in various departments throughout our corporate office.  Also, the pharmacy interns will join other Walgreen corporate interns in dialogue sessions, presentations by Walgreen corporate managers, several tours and social events.

Job Summary

Supports the Pharmacy Health and Wellness division in day-to-day functions and assignments.  Assists with projects directly related to the strategy and development of the division.

Job Responsibilities

Gains valuable insight in the Pharmacy Health and Wellness division through observations during management meetings and other interactions with pharmacy operations team.  Of the areas selected within the division, the intern will be responsible for supporting and generating innovative ideas to support the field.
Responsible for completion of one major project to be presented to select members of leadership.
Attains an understanding of the daily responsibilities of pharmacy support management.  Identifies and understands performance indicators to drive pharmacy quality and performance in the field.
Gains knowledge and insight on various training programs and operation functions such as third party processing, pharmacy adherence, pharmacy quality, pharmacy regulatory affairs, and pharmacy optimization.
Participates in meetings and strategy discussion on pharmacy operations.  Will conduct analysis and utilize other evaluation tools to garner an understanding of operating processes.
Learns about a corporate environment and the intangibles between corporate operatives and field operatives.
Demonstrates proficiency in community practice pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, central processing pharmacy and all other pharmacy settings.


Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school with a graduation date in 2019.
  • Experience in community pharmacy practice.
  • Minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Available without conflict during the dates of May 22, 2017 through August 14, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently hold or have held a leadership position in an organization in your pharmacy school.
  • Member of a professional pharmacy organization.
  • Experience with volunteer/community work.
  • In addition to completing an on-line application, please send the following information in order to complete the application process:

How to Apply Internship in Walgreens

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