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AMCP Foundation Summer Internships

AMCP Foundation offers variety of awards and immersive learning opportunities. Here, you can submit an application, letters of recommendation and other materials for the our unique managed care and non-profit / management summer internships.

AMCP Foundation Internships: Over 200 student pharmacists have completed these summer programs since 1993. Student pharmacists will gain knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, health plans, pharmacy benefit management companies, employer sites, oncology/specialty pharmacy, non-profit organizations, and other groups.

Please note that all programs are subject to funding.

Key Dates

Application Open: August 2023
Application Deadline: January 8, 2024
Announced: March 2024

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AMCP Foundation/AbbVie, Inc. (HEOR)
AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. (Managed Care)
AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. (Oncology)
AMCP Foundation/Sanofi Genzyme (Specialty Care)
AMCP Foundation (Health Equity)
AMCP Foundation Internships

 

AMCP Foundation/AbbVie, Inc. Specialized Internship in Health Outcomes

Internship Overview

AbbVie, Inc.

The goal of this internship program is to stimulate student pharmacists' interest in career options in health outcomes and pharmacoeconomics through exposure to research, measurement and applications to evidence-based decision-making. In addition, the interns will gain knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, managed health care systems, a public charity and a professional membership society. As a part of the program, student pharmacists will be matched with virtual preceptors.

This program is virtual but can be completed in person at the request of the host site.

Interns, through their work with the AbbVie, Inc. will gain exposure to:

  • The importance of HEOR in the development and marketing of a pharmaceutical product.
  • Drug discovery and development through clinical trial phases.
  • Drug development through clinical trial phases.
  • Economic, clinical and humanistic outcomes-measurement techniques.
  • AMCP Format-based product dossier development and its use in the formulary decision-making process.
  • Present capstone research projects at AMCP Nexus.

Internship Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy during the 2023-2024 school year, with anticipated graduation in 2025 or 2026.
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Application Requirements

Candidates must submit an online application including:
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A letter of good academic standing from their institution including current cumulative GPA.

This annual internship reflects the commitment of AMCP Foundation and AbbVie, Inc. to fostering healthcare leadership through student pharmacist education and to improving the quality of patient care in a managed care pharmacy setting. This program is administered by AMCP Foundation.

AbbVie, Inc.

AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. Managed Care Internship

Internship Overview

Pfizer

The goal of the internship is to develop future leaders in health care through exposure to population health via concepts such as formulary management, benefit design, medication therapy management, and adherence management. Working directly with pharmacists and other members of the health care team, interns will gain an appreciation of how managed care pharmacy principles are used to maximize health care resources and patient care outcomes.

Interns are exposed to the pharmaceutical industry with Pfizer Payer Account Medical Leads, to a professional membership society with AMCP, and to a public charity with AMCP Foundation. As a part of the program, student pharmacists will be matched with virtual preceptors.

This program is virtual.

  • Each intern is assigned to a health plan, PBM, employer, or other sites. 
  • Interns present capstone research projects at AMCP Nexus.

Internship Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy during the 2023-2024 school year with anticipated graduation in 2025 or 2026.
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Application Requirements

Candidates must submit an online application including :
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A letter of good academic standing from their institution including current cumulative GPA.

This annual internship reflects the commitment of AMCP Foundation and Pfizer, Inc. to fostering healthcare leadership through student pharmacist education and to improving the quality of patient care in a managed care pharmacy setting. This program is administered by AMCP Foundation.

Pfizer

AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. Oncology Internship

Internship Overview

AMCP Foundation

The goal of the Summer Internship Program is to develop future leaders in managed health care through exposure to population health and managed care pharmacy principles via concepts such as formulary management, benefit design, medication therapy management, and adherence management with a focus on oncology. Working directly with pharmacists and other members of the health care team in oncology, specialty pharmacy, or related business units, interns will gain an appreciation of how managed care pharmacy principles are used to maximize health care resources and patient care outcomes.

Interns are exposed to the pharmaceutical industry with Pfizer Field Medical Directors, to a professional membership society with AMCP, and to a public charity with AMCP Foundation. As a part of the program, student pharmacists will be matched with virtual preceptors.

This program is virtual.

  • Each intern is assigned to a health plan, PBM, specialty pharmacy, or other site.
  • Interns present capstone research projects at AMCP Nexus.

Internship Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy during the 2023-2024 school year with anticipated graduation in 2025 or 2026.
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Application Requirements

Candidates must submit an online application including :
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A letter of good academic standing from their institution includingcurrent cumulative GPA.

This annual internship reflects the commitment of AMCP Foundation and Pfizer, Inc., Oncology Organized Customer Field Medical Team, to fostering healthcare leadership through student pharmacist education and to improving the quality of patient care in a managed care pharmacy setting. This program is administered by AMCP Foundation.
Pfizer

AMCP Foundation/Sanofi Internship in Specialty Care

Internship Overview

Pfizer

This internship aims to develop future leaders in managed health care through exposure to managed care concepts such as value, access, health equity, formulary management, benefit design, medication therapy management, and specialty care. Working directly with pharmacists and other health care team members in specialty pharmacy, or related business units, interns will appreciate how managed care pharmacy principles are used to maximize health care resources and patient care outcomes.

Interns are exposed to the pharmaceutical industry with a Director of Medical Managed Care in specialty care, to a professional membership society with AMCP, and to a public charity with AMCP Foundation. Student pharmacists will be matched with virtual preceptors as part of the program.

This program is virtual.

Each intern is assigned to a health plan, PBM, specialty pharmacy, or other site.
  • Interns present capstone research projects at AMCP Nexus.

Internship Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy during the 2023-2024 school year with anticipated graduation in 2025 or 2026.
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Application Requirements

Candidates must submit an online application including:
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A letter of good academic standing from their institution including current cumulative GPA.

This annual internship reflects the commitment of AMCP Foundation and Sanofi Genzyme, to fostering healthcare leadership through student pharmacist education and to improving the quality of patient care in a managed care pharmacy setting. This program is administered by AMCP Foundation.
Pfizer

AMCP Foundation Internship in Health Equity

Internship Overview

This immersive internship develops future leaders in health care by training student pharmacists to study and support disparate and vulnerable populations. Interns are exposed to concepts such as social determinants of health (SDOH), chronic disease management, access to care, and vaccination trends/outcomes with a focus on addressing health disparities. Working with health care practitioners and professionals at a health plan or similar organization, interns implement managed care principles to maximize health care resources and patient outcomes.

This program is virtual.

Internship Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy during the 2023-2024 school year, with anticipated graduation in 2025 or 2026.
  • Must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Application Requirements

Candidates must submit an online application including :
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • A letter of good academic standing from their institution including current cumulative GPA.

This internship reflects our strategic priority to leverage managed care pharmacy to address disparities in medication access, use, and outcomes – a mutual goal held by AMCP and AMCP Foundation.

AMCP Foundation

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