Associate Program Manager Internship (Undergraduate)
Location: This position is work-from-home.
Our internship experience is a 11-week full-time opportunity that starts on May 31st, 2023 and concludes on August 11th, 2023.
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive, and patient focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
You will be part of the Construction Program Management Team which is part of the larger Planning, Design & Construction organization. This team builds, oversees, and manages capital programs and projects across various business units within the company. This includes retail based programs in our stores as well as non-retail programs in distribution centers, mail order pharmacies, office buildings, etc.
o As an Associate Program Manager Intern, you are responsible for successfully supporting and managing your assigned Programs/Initiatives in accordance with the defined scope, schedule and budget. Associate Program Managers collaborate directly with the Program Manager and Program Sponsor to help define scope, develop project plans, and facilitate the creation of budgets. You will lead the coordination of day-to-day sponsor/stakeholder communications. Associate Program Managers typically support and manage programs with a capital budget of $1M – $50M. Associate Program Managers report to a Senior Program Manager or Program Manager within Construction Program Management.
o In this role you will be: refining your skills in program management and stakeholder relationship management; following best practices to create project plans, budgets, and schedules; practicing problem solving and negotiation skills. You will be help define project requirements across multiple business units, including Category Management, Store Layout, Finance, Scheduling, Architecture & Engineering, Procurement, Legal, Merchandising, and Construction. You will manage and grow your relationships with multiple internal business units and third-party vendors.
o Communicate Program requirements from the Sponsor to the applicable internal and external stakeholders, field-based execution teams and third-party vendors. Actively manage the full lifecycle of Programs from concept to execution.
o Utilize the CVS Health and Construction Program Management tools to efficiently maintain project lists and pipelines, communicate to the teams, establish and measure milestones and deadlines, as appropriate per CVS Health standards and practices.
o Maintain frequent and direct contact with the Sponsor; become a trusted advisor managing expectations, ensuring satisfaction, measuring and reporting on Program execution performance, and proactively promoting client satisfaction and revenue growth.
o Define scope, develop project plans, create budgets, and lead the coordination and day-to-day sponsor/stakeholder communication.
o Some travel may be required to meet team members and travel to see projects being executed when working with Implementation team to visit stores under construction. (20% Travel Required)
o Our corporate interns have an increased likelihood to receive an offer for a future role with CVS Health.
Meet educational requirements (see education section)
•Internship, Work, or School Project experience in architectural, engineering, design, or construction project management
•Strong written communication skills
•Have leadership experience. Examples may include: project leadership, workplace responsibilities, active roles in student/social organization activities, or sports
•Advanced experience with Web-Based applications such as:
-Be currently pursuing a Bachelors degree
-Have an anticipated graduation date between September 2023 and August 2024
-Have a major, minor or concentration relevant to the position. Examples include: Design, Architecture, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical), or Construction Management, Business Management, Project or Program Management.
Bring your heart to CVS Health Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.