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Undergrad Internships

Undergraduate Internship Program

As a participant in our summer internship program, you’ll work on meaningful and exciting projects during your summer break to gain the hands-on experience you need to prepare for a career in the Fortune 500. You’ll interact with other Cardinal Health professionals, business partners, customers and vendors, making meaningful contributions to real-world projects from day one. You’ll participate in a formalized program, increasing your knowledge of Cardinal Health and the healthcare industry. You’ll even develop essential leadership skills. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be given the opportunity to explore different career paths and interview for full-time roles. 

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Examples of Internship Programs

As a finance intern, you will assist in the financial planning and analysis to forecast and budget the expected financial performance of the company. Opportunities are available in various departments, including accounting, audit, financial planning and analysis, tax and treasury. Responsibilities may vary based on department. You could potentially support the Finance organization in several of the following ways:

  • Assist with annual budget cycle, forecasting and analysis of financial results
  • Review and analyze key account profitability and develop recommendations to improve profitability
  • Develop, analyze and prepare reporting capabilities to support strategic initiatives
  • Enhance sales and sell margin reporting
  • Contribute to tax return and tax provision preparation
  • Participate in an audit designed to determine the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls over financial reporting
  • General accounting – assist in accounts payable; gain exposure to SAP general ledger applications
  • Project Accounting –assist in activities related to project review, reporting, and depreciation forecasting
  • Miscellaneous ad hoc reporting requests

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website 

 

As an Analytics intern you will assist in the overall responsibility…………

  • Integrate customer analytical views across sales, finance, operations, customer service, etc.
  • Analyze and identify trends and establish opportunities for business impact
  • Support business objectives and projects by developing and presenting analytical insights
  • Develop, analyze and prepare reports to support strategic initiatives
  • Create dynamic  data visualizations to support data driven decision making
  • Utilize advanced analytical methods to reduce costs or increase revenue
  • Catalog, reconcile, and curate data and analytical processes to enable more effective insight generation
  • Miscellaneous data and analytical requests to support agile business processes

As a corporate communications intern, you will assist in creating a consistent message and brand to both internal and external audiences. Opportunities are available in various departments, including community relations, external communications, internal communications, meetings, events and trade shows and public relations. You could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

Public Relations:

  • Audit the company’s online media relations capabilities and develop a plan for improvement
  • Assist in media measurement and analytics
  • Assist in clip tracking
  • Assist in news release writing

Meetings & Events:

  • Gain an understanding of event management activities
  • Gain a broad exposure to the various business segments within Cardinal Health
  • You will assist the Meetings, Events & Tradeshows staff with various meetings, events and conferences
  • You will be given meetings to manage on your own
  • You will travel to the location of the Retail Business Conference to assist with on-site activities
  • You will be given many responsibilities and will be expected to meet deadlines

Communications:

  • Analyze current web-site content to ensure consistent messaging and brand standards
  • Write and post articles as needed
  • Write talking points, speeches, and collateral to be used by speakers and participants at various conferences
  • Draft PowerPoint presentations and produce videos for various conferences, observing corporate brand standards and consistent messaging
  • Assist with stakeholder analysis, by mapping out audiences, messages, and communication vehicles
  • Assist with copywriting, by writing copy for print, electronic or web-based vehicles
  • Assist with distribution, by monitoring and updating distribution lists to ensure proper delivery of communications

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website 

As a CSS Intern, you could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Support the planning and execution of key projects for Customer Support Services
  • Assist in efforts to drive process simplification and process efficiency, as well as implementation of enabling tools that support that effort
  • Assist in the planning and execution activities to support strategic objectives to improve the customer experience, increase selling time for the sales team and improve the mix of projects sold
  • Participate in the identification and resolution of issues identified during deployment
  • Others duties upon request

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website

As an engineering intern, you will help research, design and develop medical electromechanical devices and disposables that improve operating room productivity and clinician safety. Opportunities are available in various departments, including environmental technologies, packaging, patient care, research and development, and scientific products. You could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of scientific principles
  • Demonstrate a disciplined experimental approach to solving problems
  • Perform tests, analyze and solve technical problems with guidance
  • Interface with product teams, contribute ideas, take action and ensure follow-up accordingly
  • Experience projects at various stages of development including initial planning to product release
  • Assist with engineering analysis, product design, product testing and establish test methodology
  • Work in a cross-functional environment, interact with individuals from marketing, sales, manufacturing, packaging, regulatory, quality and legal
  • Assist with the definition and verification of customer requirements for new products and product maintenance

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website 

 

As a Fuse intern you will assist in the overall responsibility……

  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Create technical documentation and specifications for single system components
  • Administer project plans, budgets and other key deliverables for project managers
  • Participate in testing execution efforts
  • Collect data, perform basic needs analysis and effectively communicate results
  • Analyze data between multiple systems and make appropriate updates
  • Work with business and IT resources to resolve data quality issues

Test, monitor and review implemented solutions; perform analysis of collected data and communicate findings to appropriate parties

As a human resources intern, you will assist in the overall responsibility for implementing strategies and policies relating to the management of individuals. Opportunities are available in various departments, including diversity, compensation, learning and development, talent acquisition and talent management. You could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Gain exposure to a major HR process and the strategic role HR plays
  • Assist with HR process by providing analysis and customer support
  • Support the business strategy through managing and updating HR data, as well as project management work
  • Attend business unit and corporate HR team meetings to gain exposure to the broader field of Human Resources
  • Researching best-practice policies and programs regarding current employment trends
  • Research best practice policies and programs regarding current employment trends
  • Evaluate services delivered by HR vendors
  • Analyze reports/trends and create custom reports based on company need
  • Conduct employee/manager focus groups, surveys, etc. in order to recommend site specific pilots
  • Participate with Voice of Employee survey and results
  • Bench-mark industry practices of employer of choice organizations
  • Additional Research/bench-marking projects as needed

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website 

As an information technology intern, you will partner with various departments to ensure the most efficient technology solutions. Opportunities are available in various departments, including architecture, application design and development, application support, business analysis, infrastructure, risk management and project management. You could potentially support the Enterprise Information Technology organization in several of the following ways: 

  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Create technical documentation and specifications for single system components
  • Administer project plans, budgets and other key deliverables for project managers
  • Participate in testing execution efforts 
  • Collect data, perform basic needs analysis and effectively communicate results
  • Analyze data between multiple systems and make appropriate updates 
  • Work with business and IT resources to resolve data quality issues 
  • Test, monitor and review implemented solutions; perform analysis of collected data and communicate findings to appropriate parties 
    Please note: These roles will utilize a strong business background, as well as excellent communication and analytical skills. The majority of these roles are not technical-focused. 

    Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the site.

As a marketing intern, you will assist in aiding the sales force to promote Cardinal Health’s products and services to our customers. Opportunities are available within various departments, including ambulatory care, independent and retail pharmacy, presource, hospital supply and laboratory products. You could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Develop marketing collateral utilizing own skills and/or outside services
  • Maintain market segmentation research data
  • Assist with projects through research, analytics and delivery phases
  • Communicate with internal and external business units
  • Support the design and development of training tools and product information pertaining to corporate initiatives
  • Work with product managers to coordinate the logistics of training with customers and business units for integrated solutions
  • Assist with corporate trade shows and exhibit opportunities
  • Assist as needed with projects related to season trade shows/meetings - gain marketing and business unit knowledge
  • Others duties upon request

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website 

As an operations intern, you will gain exposure to how medical supplies are distributed to hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes and pharmacies throughout the country. Opportunities are available in both corporate and warehouse environments. You could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Identify, analyze and implement new or improved technologies or processes
  • Develop, optimize, measure and maintain performance and productivity
  • Respond to field requirements for process improvement, facility or technology solutions
  • Knowledge and application of Lean Six Sigma principles and techniques
  • Assist with the Blueprint Process through data gathering, analysis and implementation
  • Assist with a network analysis or capital project
  • Analyze existing key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Design and document workflow to ensure operational effectiveness
  • Participate in a Kaizen Event

Internship positions are posted in the fall of each year on our jobs section of the Careers website

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