Finance Internship Program - CVS (2022)

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The Finance Internship Program (FIP) is a 10-week program that provides diverse, high-potential students interested in a finance and accounting career with an opportunity to develop financial and technical skills, learn about the health care industry, and develop leadership competencies. You will be assigned a role within our Finance organization where you will complete impactful work and add tangible value to your department. You’ll also participate in immersive onboarding and training, our mentorship program, engage in networking events, interact with senior leaders, and participate in community service activities.

As Finance intern, you will build a lasting professional network and support system and have the opportunity to start your long-term career at CVS Health. This program is the premier entry point into the Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP), which is a three-year rotational experience designed to develop you into a future finance leader at CVS Health.

How you will Grow

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Business Acumen

Working directly within the industry, you will engage in rotations that will develop your health care and operational expertise. You will also learn from leaders and colleagues from across CVS Health to understand our strategic goals and dynamics, trends, and business drivers.

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Leadership Development

You will have consistent opportunity to enhance your leadership skills through professional development workshops, leadership activities, mentorship, and ongoing feedback.

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Technical Skills

You will build your financial acumen through hands-on experience, leveraging reporting tools and business applications. You will also have access to live and self-paced training courses

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The Finance Leadership Programs are specifically designed to challenge you early on in your career. These opportunities will progressively ease your transition from school into your corporate career.

Your Rotations

You will be assigned a role that will enhance your technical skills and business acumen to thrive as a future corporate finance and health care industry leader. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Finance Planning and Analysis
  • Health Care Benefits Finance
  • Pharmacy Services Finance
  • Retail Finance
  • Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Systems
  • Treasury
  • Tax
  • Medical Economics

Your Intern Experience

The CVS Health Internship experience is not just about gaining work experience. Your time at CVS Health will allow you to grow your leadership capabilities, build your professional network, and have fun! Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Professional development workshops
  • Community service
  • Mentorship and peer advising
  • Team-building events
  • Career exploration
  • Interaction with senior leaders
  • Book club
  • The Finance Shark Tank Challenge
  • Program management
  • Manager effectiveness
  • Communications

First Few Days of Onboarding

At CVS Health, we care about helping you on your path to a successful career! Your program leaders, summer manager and teammates, peer advisors and mentors will be there to help you get started at CVS Health and navigate your summer experience.

These are some of the things we will do to reinforce how CVS Health supports you:

  • Make sure you feel welcomed and comfortable!

  • Make introductions and set-up meetings, as appropriate to your role

  • Provide direction and guidance on team goals, key deliverables and performance expectations

  • Follow-up to ensure onboarding activities are completed in a timely manner

  • Maintain regular check-in meetings to get feedback, answer questions and clarify information

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Immersive Onboarding

You will undergo an immersive onboarding experience when you first join the Finance Leadership Programs. This will ensure a consistent, smooth, and seamless introduction into the Finance Programs and CVS Health.

Onboarding activities include extensive training on technical skills, soft skills, leadership skills, business knowledge, networking events, an alumni panel and more.

FIP Curriculum

You will participate in both live and self-paced trainings through your time in the FIP. Trainings may range from enterprise to finance related knowledge, including financial statement analysis, as well budgeting and forecasting, to technological related skills such as Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI to various soft skills such as public speaking, networking, and more!

You will also be able to participate in the Leadership Speaker Series, where leaders from across the company regularly share their knowledge, experience, and area expertise. Leaders come from all segments of the company as well as cross-functional areas.

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Business Case Development

You will have the opportunity to partner with colleagues from the Finance Programs to join forces and solve business problems for the organization. Similar to the business cases you’ve delivered in the classroom – except these are live and real.

You and your team will collaborate to bring unique perspectives that will be presented to the program leaders and business partners who initially identified the problem. Solutions may impact a significant portion of finance department or even the entire enterprise.


  • Be in your penultimate year of studies (the summer prior to your graduation)

  • Have a major, minor or concentration relevant to the position. Examples include: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics or similar quantitative majors

Our Most Successful Candidates will

  • Have demonstrated leadership experience. Examples include: active roles in student or social organization activities, sports, or school or work-related projects

  • Show strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Have internship, work, or project experience in related field such as finance, accounting, or business

  • Have experience with data analysis and visualization tools, for example Microsoft Excel to maintain spreadsheets and perform moderately complex functions

  • Have an interest in obtaining full-time position within CVS Health upon graduation

  • Have openness to relocate to core Finance locations such as: Hartford, CT; Cumberland, RI; Northbrook, IL; Phoenix, AZ. Should also be willing to relocate as part of your future career track. If eligible, housing and travel assistance will be provided

Learn more about working at CVS Health!

A workplace that supports diversity, inclusion and belonging.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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 comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following: Know Your Rights poster. To review the CVS Health Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, click here.
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About CVS Health

CVS Health is the leading health solutions company that delivers care in ways no one else can. We help people navigate the health care system — and their personal health care — by improving access, lowering costs and being a trusted partner for every meaningful moment of health. And we do it all with heart, each and every day.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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.

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