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2018 Retail Spanish Immersion Internship – CVS Health

CVS Health Sponsors a 3-Part Podcast Series on 2018 Retail Spanish Immersion Internship. We welcome our guests: Scott Lason Pharmacist […]

February 01, 2018 Community Pharmacy

CVS Health Sponsors a 3-Part Podcast Series on 2018 Retail Spanish Immersion Internship.

We welcome our guests:

  • Scott Lason Pharmacist Recruiting Strategist
  • Cristina M. Medina, Pharm D. Senior Advisor, Professional and College Relations


Highlights of the 2018 Retail Spanish Immersion Internship:

  • 10 week paid internship within a CVS Health Retail location.
  • Participate in the care of patients with a variety of acute and chronic conditions, focusing on the Hispanic community and utilizing the Spanish language
  • Application of therapeutic principles, communication skills (including Spanish), and drug information skills are emphasized on a daily basis through interaction with patients and other health care professionals
  • Immersion with the Hispanic community and related disease states associated with those patients
  • Complete appropriate Phase training of the CVS intern program, ExperienceRx, to fulfill the Interns’ training, in addition to the Spanish/Hispanic experience
  • Fluency in Spanish is not mandatory to apply. Spanish courses previously taken in high school and/or college, or prior participation in mission trips to Spanish speaking countries may provide a baseline knowledge for program participation
  • Medical Spanish Course offered to assist in the intern’s development of counseling Spanish speaking patients.
  • Internship held from June 4th- through August 10th, 2018- these dates are firm


Key Dates

  • Application period: Now – February 16, 2018
  • Pharmacy applicant video screens: Now – March 1, 2018
  • Pharmacy applicant interviews: February 1- March 15, 2018
  • Intern selections finalized: April 1, 2018

Who is eligible? Pharmacy Interns who are currently enrolled in a US College of Pharmacy in their first professional year/P1 (Class of 2021) or second professional year/P2 (Class of 2020) year. They can be already employed by CVS or not yet employed for consideration.

The 2018 summer program has 53 possible positions in these cities & states:

Phoenix #1, AZ
Phoenix #2, AZ
Douglas, AZ
Bell, CA
Santa Ana, CA
Santa Maria, CA
Ventura, CA
Van Nuys, CA
Pacoima, CA
Salinas, CA
Tulare, CA
Watsonville, CA
Los Banos, CA
El Monte, CA
South El Monte, CA
East Los Angeles, CA
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Southgate, CA
Kissimmee, FL
Orlando-Davenport, FL
Miami- Central #1, FL
Miami- Central #2, FL
Miami- Hialeah, FL
Miami- Miami Beach, FL
Miami- Kendall, Fl
Miami- West Miami, FL
Chicago #1, IL
Chicago #2, IL
Chicago #3, IL
Lawrence #1, MA
Lawrence #2, MA
Langley Park, MD
Hyattsville, MD
North Bergen, NJ
West New York-NJ, NJ
Newark, NJ
Elizabeth- Store 955, NJ
Elizabeth- Store 7613, NJ
Santa Fe, NM
Central Islip, NY
Ridgewood, NY
Weslaco, TX
Donna, TX
Alamo, TX
Central Houston, TX
El Paso 1, TX
El Paso 2, TX
San Antonio 1, TX
San Antonio 2, TX
El Paso- CVS in Target, TX
Springfield, VA
Milwaukee, WI