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Pharmacy internship

Careers Pharmacy internship

The purpose of the Novant Health Pharmacy Internship program is to provide second year pharmacy students with an opportunity to experience various aspects of pharmacy services in a large health system environment. By participating in important clinical and operational services, students will develop critical skills that will support professional development and overall pharmacy leadership. Students that successfully complete the program will be positioned to excel during advanced pharmacy practice experience rotations in acute care, ambulatory care and community pharmacy spaces. Furthermore, motivated students will gain a competitive advantage for post-graduate selection in a pharmacy residency program.

During the program, pharmacy interns will interact with various pharmacists and leaders across the organization to gain exposure to pharmacy practice in a large hospital, health system. Additionally, interns will gain insight on special topics in pharmacy management and leadership and have a chance to shadow pharmacists in unique practice settings such as infusion and specialty pharmacy services.

Gift Nweke, PharmD, MS, BCPSGift Nweke, PharmD, MS, BCPS
System Manager Pharmacy Educational Programs

Andrea Parker ReedAndrea Reed, PharmD, BCPS
Sr. Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services

Core experiences
Medication listing
Discharge counseling
Prescription discharge
Medication therapy management
Medication safety and regulatory compliance
Process improvement project
Community service activities
Eligibility Requirements
Active enrollment in an ACPE accredited School or College of Pharmacy
Completion of 2nd year curriculum at an accredited school/college of pharmacy
Minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on pharmacy school coursework
Able to complete 400 hours during the summer and availability to fulfill the potential two year commitment
Preferred experiences
Hospital or community pharmacy experience
Pharmacy technician (CPhT certification and/or NC BOP registration
Additional Skills Required
Ability to drive/travel to multiple locations as needed
Meet physical examination standards and requirements
Program Schedule
Hours: 40 per week
Duration: 10 weeks (May to July)
* Potential for two-year commitment after concentrated summer program (beginning in August).


Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses. (pending eligibility)
On-site parking provided free of charge.
Professional development
Ample opportunities to participate in various CE and residency educational activities.
Additional items
Computer access is provided.
Access to online and hospital libraries.

Intern experiences vary by inpatient, outpatient or community setting.
Note: Pharmacy interns may be required to travel between the facilities for certain learning experiences.


Application information

Interested applicants should complete an application below, and email cover letter and CV to Gift Nweke, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Please submit your application no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Application deadline

March 18, 2020

Primary site location applications

Forsyth Medical Center
Novant Health Oncology Specialists - Winston Salem
Presbyterian Medical Center


Program Manager
Gift Nweke, PharmD, MS, BCPS
System Manager, Pharmacy Educational Programs
[email protected]
Phone: (336) 277-0306