Marketing Internship (Summer 2021)-Cardinal Health

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The Summer Internship Program allows students the opportunity to work on meaningful, business-essential projects that will give them the hands-on experience they need to build a solid foundation for their future. The program targets undergraduate students between their junior and senior year, and acts as a preview for full-time employment and opportunities in our leadership development program (EMERGE) upon graduation. As an intern, students will have the opportunity to participate in a formalized program, designed to increase knowledge of Cardinal Health and the healthcare industry, as well as develop essential leadership skills.


Location: Massachusetts – Mansfield, Ohio – Dublin (Additional locations may be available based on business needs. Applicants must be open to relocation.)


Start Date: May 17 or 24, 2021


Hours: Approximately 40 hours a week for a minimum of 10 weeks


*Assistance with temporary housing is provided for students not local to the internship location.


Why Choose the Cardinal Health Summer Internship Program?


Experience: Interns work with Cardinal Health professionals, business partners, customers, and vendors on impactful projects in addition to daily work. To enhance leadership skills, each intern also participates on a planning committee. At the end of the summer, each intern will showcase their work in a presentation to business leaders.


Networking: Interns learn from key business leaders through the “Executive Speaker Series”. They also have the opportunity to network with other professionals through formal and informal networking events.


Diversity & Inclusion: Maintaining and fostering a diverse, inclusive work environment is essential to Cardinal Health. Diversity is more than gender and ethnicity, it is what’s different and unique about each of us, and how our differences shape our workplace. We strive to ensure that every employee feels welcomed, supported, and valued as a vital part of our organization. Interns have access to our 7 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Our ERGs provide employees a place to share interests, passions, and ideas that help us engage more effectively with our global customers and workforce.


Development: Interns participate in a formal one-on-one mentoring program, as well as professional workshops to enhance their business acumen. They are also able to explore full-time career paths throughout their internship experience.


Camaraderie: The internship program offers social, teambuilding, and community service events, as well as tours to help interns build a solid network of peers.


As a Marketing Intern, you could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:


Develop marketing collateral utilizing own skills and/or outside services

Maintain market segmentation research data

Assist with projects through research, analytics, and delivery phases

Communicate with internal and external business units

Support the design and development of training tools and product information pertaining to corporate initiatives

Work with product managers to coordinate the logistics of training with customers and business units for integrated solutions

Assist with corporate trade shows and exhibit opportunities

Other duties upon request

Accountabilities in this role:


Analytical skills and attention to detail

Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Quality and results orientation with a proactive approach

Ability to prioritize requests effectively and understand importance and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently with moderate level of direction

Must be willing to adapt to shifting requirements or priorities



Cardinal Health recruits current, full-time students who have a combination of the following requirements:


Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or a healthcare related field

Expected graduation of winter 2021 or spring 2022, preferred

Recommended GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale

Previous internship experience, preferred

Strong leadership, communication, and analytical skills

Participation in extracurricular activities and/or community service

Must have unlimited work authorization in the United States with no requirement for future sponsorship

**If you are offered a position and you accept that position, the offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a drug test, completion of a background investigation, and demonstrated evidence that you are eligible to work for any employer in the United States.


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Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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