The Summer Internship Program allows students the opportunity to work on meaningful, business-essential projects that will give them the hands-on experience they need to build a solid foundation for their future. The program targets undergraduate students between their junior and senior year, and acts as a pipeline for full-time employment. As an intern, students will have the opportunity to participate in a formalized program, designed to increase knowledge of Cardinal Health and the healthcare industry, as well as develop essential leadership skills and interview for full-time employment upon successful completion of the internship program.
Locations: Madison, Mississippi
Start Date: May 20 or 28, 2024
Hours: Approximately 40 hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks
Why Choose the Cardinal Health Summer Internship Program?
Experience: Interns work with Cardinal Health professionals, business partners, customers and vendors on impactful projects in addition to daily work. To enhance leadership skills, each intern also participates on a planning committee. At the end of the summer, each intern will showcase their work in a presentation to business leaders.
Networking: Interns learn from key business leaders through the "Executive Speaker Series". They also have the opportunity to network with other professionals through formal and informal networking events.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Maintaining and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment is essential to Cardinal Health. Diversity is more than gender and ethnicity, it is what's different and unique about each of us, and how our differences shape our workplace. We strive to ensure that every employee feels welcomed, supported, and valued as a vital part of our organization. Interns have access to our 7 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) where employees can find a place to share interests, passions, and ideas that help us engage more effectively with our global customers and workforce.
Development: Interns participate in a formal one-on-one mentoring program. Interns will connect with employees across the business and participate in professional workshops to enhance their business acumen. They are also able to explore full-time career paths throughout their internship experience.
Camaraderie: The internship program offers social, teambuilding, and community service events to help interns build a solid network of peers.
As an Operations Intern, you could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:
Partner with site leaders to identify, analyze, and implement new or improved processes
Document and present solutions to site leadership to make our processes more efficient, consistent and cost effective
Develop, optimize, measure, and maintain performance and productivity
Assist and collaborate with leaders in functional teams such as receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc.
Analyze existing key performance indicators (KPI)
Design and document workflows to ensure operational effectiveness
Identify and develop reporting capabilities and data visualization tools to analyze metrics and ensure operational effectiveness
Participate in a Kaizen event
Accountabilities in this role:
Analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
Quality and results orientation with a proactive approach
Ability to prioritize requests effectively and understand importance and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently with moderate level of direction
Must be willing to adapt to shifting requirements or priorities
For consideration in the Cardinal Health summer 2024 internship program, you must meet a combination of the following requirements:
Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Management, Operations, Supply Chain or a related field, preferred
Expected graduation of winter 2024 or spring 2025, preferred
Knowledge of supply chain principles, Lean Six Sigma or other improvement techniques, preferred
Comfortable working in a warehouse environment
Strong leadership, communication and analytical skills
Participation in extracurricular activities, community organizations and/or professional associations
Must have unlimited work authorization in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
To learn more about Cardinal Health and the Internship Program visit cardinalhealth.com/college.
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.