2019 MBA Summer Intern - Health & Wellness

2019 MBA Summer Intern - Health & Wellness

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Pharmacy
  • Job Function Healthcare - Pharmacy
  • Employment Type Internship
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1210519BR

What you'll do at

The Walmart Health and Wellness MBA Intern Program is a highly-competitive opportunity within the Health and Wellness organization specifically targeting students from select universities with ambition to work on some of the most challenging, innovative and impactful projects that will drive our business forward. You will have the opportunity to play a role helping the world’s largest retailer disrupt the healthcare industry by providing unparalleled access and affordability to quality care. We are leaning into a multi-faceted healthcare model that incorporates provider access with community support and resources. We are using our experience as an Omni-channel provider to deliver healthcare to our customers whenever, wherever, and however they want.
From day one, you will have the opportunity to influence decisions at a Fortune 1 Company. Our ongoing transformation ensures challenging projects to tackle, strategies to shape, and a high level of contribution to solving one of the country’s biggest problems. The Health and Wellness MBA Intern Program will help feed our need for a pipeline of strong leadership and provides opportunities for significant individual growth.

The 10-week leadership and development program is designed to immerse students into experiences that prepare them to be future leaders in Walmart Health and Wellness. The program allows you to build broad business experience, gain executive exposure, and grow your skills through professional education and development. We are seeking students with a track record of high performance, diverse skills, and professional or educational experience in healthcare management or strategic roles.
• Experience: Ten weeks across multiple, unique business areas within Walmart U.S. Health and Wellness. You will have the opportunity to gain experience with sourcing, payer relation and strategy, new business development, data science, and building robust business and financial models that drive strategic insights in a variety of high visibility initiatives.

• Exposure: Collaborative environment that facilitates frequent access to senior leadership; Executive roundtables; Immersion experiences across our Stores, Clubs and Supply Chain; Access to industry leading experts in healthcare

• Education: Mentoring; Leadership competency growth; Ongoing technical skill development and individual coaching

Each experience is a mix of industry insight, financial analysis and modeling, influence and development of strategic decisions, and implementing initiatives to improve business performance. Examples include:
• Create and compare dynamic financial models to measure and influence investment in healthcare initiatives
• Establish new and enhance existing strategies for external relationships by developing new business initiatives with large payer and pharmaceutical companies
• Perform a comprehensive assessment of pharmaceutical supply chain to strategically optimize inventory investment, gross profit, and assortment while identifying categories where Walmart should grow, contract, or shift to another channel
• Develop and implement new clinical initiatives that realize customer and payer or pharma value
• Complete a comprehensive review of the Walmart Prescription Drug Program and suggest changes based on financial modeling and market demand
No matter the role or project, there is a great sense of satisfaction in seeing your ideas implemented and results come to fruition, whether it is through improving the lives of our customers or driving change that ripples through an entire industry.


Minimum Qualifications

• Currently enrolled and attending a nationally recognized, top-tier MBA program with a focus in healthcare management or strategy
• Strong communication skills: experience presenting to and influencing senior leadership
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal with ambiguity
• Strategic, critical thinking with strong problem-solving skills and common business acumen
• Authorization to work in US without restrictions
• Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team
• Strong business communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation – Microsoft Word, Excel, and PPT)
• A growth mindset and the ability to adapt quickly to change
• Inspiration to change the world of healthcare

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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