Sunday, January 18, 2009

CVS Summer Internships: Various types

Summer CVS Internships ar Headquarters in Woonsocket, RI.

Position Summary: CVS Caremark sponsors a paid internship program for college students at our Customer Support Center (corporate office) in Woonsocket, RI and nearby facilities.

The internship program goals include:

Provide CVS Caremark managers an opportunity to hear fresh ideas from educated college students who will complete special projects based on their course of study.

Provide an investment in your future by providing a meaningful work experience and provide CVS Caremark an opportunity to identify potential future employees.

Encourage student involvement in CVS Caremark initiatives to increase your knowledge and develop important business skills.

Internships may be available in the following departments: Advertising, Corporate Communications, Loss Prevention, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Investor Relations, Logistics/Distribution, Marketing, Merchandising, Real Estate/Legal, Store Operations.

Job Description: The internship will run between June 1 and August 14, 2009. CVS Caremark managers will define a specific project to be completed during the internship. The project will be beneficial to CVS Caremark and also provide you with a challenging learning opportunity.

Your internship will conclude with a presentation summarizing your work to the department's management team and the intern group.

In addition to working on a specific project, you also will participate in special program-sponsored activities, including: Company Orientation, Training Sessions, Educational Meetings and Fun (yes fun!) Activities.

Interns will be paid a competitive hourly wage for the hours worked within a 20-hour work week. The office will be closed on July 4th, and August 11th (Victory Day). Holiday pay will be issued based on company guidelines.

Requirements: STUDENTS MUST:
Be studying in a program applicable to the internships available. Be entering your Junior (or equivalent) or Senior year of college or attending Graduate School at an accredited college/university in the Fall of 2009.
Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Be available to work from June 1 - August 14, 2009.
Pass a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.
Have local housing for length of summer intern program.

Apply online at, for job posting CVSi 2009
by February 22nd.

Submit (by mail) an Application Packet containing the following:

Cover letter expressing why you are interested in this program and how the experience will benefit your course of study

A copy of your resume
Official Transcript
Letter of Recommendation from your Academic Advisor or Professor
regarding your character, leadership ability and potential for success
Please submit these four documents together in a single envelope and
mail to:

CVS Corporation
Attn.: CVSi Internship Program(HR Recruiting)
One CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895

IMPORTANT: The application process begins in January. The deadline to
apply online and submit your application packet is February 22, 2009.
You must complete both steps of the application process to be considered.
Status updates will be sent via e-mail by April. Students who are
selected as potential candidates based on their application will be
contacted for an in-person interview at our Customer Support Center
facility from February to March.