Strategic Retail Business Planning MBA InternBookmark This
DescriptionJob Category:Analytics, Intern, Merchandising
Clinical Licensure Required :N/A
Job Type:Part Time Position Summary:
CVS Caremark offers a comprehensive, structured internship program designed to engage students, impart valuable skills, and offer insight into a potential career path with a Fortune 20 company. Program components include:
-Working on real time projects and initiatives while contributing directly to your department’s performance
-Structured orientation and overall program plan
-Feedback and career development discussions with your leader
-Networking with other leaders in the organization including executive leader touch bases
-Developmental and social activity participation with other current interns and previous interns now in permanent roles within the organization
-Opportunity to learn about the CVS Caremark organization as a whole, outside of your particular business unit
-Competitive compensation including hourly rate; additional potential stipend may be available for select candidates based on individual relocation and housing needs
As a member of the Front Store Retail Merchandising Team, you will lead the business planning process for a category and generate appropriate analytics to support your business plan recommendations. You will work closely with category management, retail innovation / store design, and customer insights teams to ensure a comprehensive category business plan. He/She will play a role in identifying key opportunities, forming hypothesis, designing and conducting analysis, synthesizing conclusions into recommendations and developing presentation materials.
Interning in CVS’ Retail business is a great way to experience our culture, learn our business practices and gain exposure to what has made us one of the most top performing retailers world-wide.
-Lead a strategic category review that incorporates category, customer, store, financial, and external information to support the category strategy and tactics
-Partner with the internal retail merchant team, and other teams as needed, to understand performance drivers, category objectives
-Lead hypothesis ideation, surface cross-category insights and conduct custom analytics to help address complex business questions for the development of the category business plan
-Perform data analysis through integration of various sources of external and internal data, identify/quantify opportunities and make appropriate recommendations that meet the needs of our most important customers to drive incremental growth
-Present findings and recommendations to Merchant and Retail Planning & Analytics teams
-Participates, shares and introduces concepts or models for market analysis and program development Required Qualifications:
-Candidates must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. -Candidates should possess leadership qualities and skills and be studying in a program related to their department of interest -Candidates must be available to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the program. -Candidates must pass a background check and drug test prior to hiring and being officially accepted into the program. -Candidates should be able to work in the United States with no restrictions. Preferred Qualifications:
-Self motivated team player with strong communication skills -High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously -Experience conducting business analysis, analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions -Passionate about retail and CPG Education:
-Candidates for MBA internships must be enrolled in a one or two year MBA program. Business Overview:
CVS Caremark, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day.
As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.