Internships,

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The Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS)

The Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) will be opening the active duty application process for potential Commissioned Corps applicants of the following categories:

-Environmental Health from May 15, 2017 to June 15, 2017

-Therapist, Physician Assistant, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner: continuous openings beginning on June 1, 2017

-Nurse from June 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Only direct patient care clinical positions in areas of need: IHS, BOP, ICE, NIH, and FOH

-Dietitian from June 5, 2017 to June 16, 2017

-Engineer from July 3, 2017 to July 31, 2017

-Pharmacy from July 3, 2017 to July 31, 2017

-Health Services: Medical Technology, Clinical Psychology, Licensed Clinical Social Worker from August 14, 2017 to September 8, 2017

-Scientist from September 1, 2017 to September 29, 2017

-Veterinarian from September 1, 2017 to September 29, 2017

Current Continuous opening for the following categories: Physician, Dentist, Optometry, Prior JRCOSTEP, Interservicce Transfers for clinical disciplines with no ore than 8 years of active duty service.

Please note that all applicants must meet the following requirements on or before the opening date, including, but not limited to:

  • Hold a qualifying degree
  • Hold a current and unrestricted valid licensure, registration, and/or certification (as applicable based on discipline)
  • Be a U.S. native or naturalized citizen
  • Be less than 44 years of age (this may be adjusted based on eligible federal PHS civil service and uniform service active duty time)*
  • Have less than eitght years of prior active duty service in any uniformed service other than the Commissioned Corps*
  • Meet suitability, professional, medical and security requirements

*The process to become a Commissioned Corps officer may take up to a year. Candidates who exceed the age, prior service, or civil service maximums during the application process should be aware that waivers are not generally approved.

In addition, applicants must agree to apply and accept positions with the specific agencies that hold a specific need. If applicable, this will be discussed during the preliminary screening process. The Commissioned Corps of the USPHS opens general duty application opportunities based on the needs of the Service and the needs of Federal agencies.

Upcoming opportunities will be updated continually throughout the year. Please contact the Call Center at 1-800-279-1605 <tel:18002791605> to begin the application process or to inquire regarding further details. Candidates may also direct any questions to corpsrecruitment@hhs.gov. Also, please monitor the following link for application updates: http://usphs.gov/apply/apply.aspx 

2017 AMCP Foundation/Genentech, Inc. Evidence for Access Summer Internship

Position Description: Genentech, Inc. in partnership with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation is supporting the AMCP Foundation/Genentech, Inc. Evidence for Access Summer Internship Porgram for two student pharmacists. Ideal candidates will  be currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy and/or a joint MBA, MPP (Master of Public Policy), or MPH (Master of Public Health degree program.

This program will provide a unique opportunity for interns to contribute to meaningful projects and interact with industry experts within the Evidence for Access Team US Medical Affairs at Genentech, while gaining knowledge of the biotechnology industry. Following a competitive selection process, two student pharmacists will spend 10-12 consecutive weeks at the Genentech campus in South San Francisco, Calif., under the supervision of a preceptor/manager.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidates will be current students enrolled in an accredited PharmD program and a dual degree program, such as an MBA, MPP or MPH .Other preferred qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 206 years of work experience prior to pharmacy/graduate school
  • Prior work experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in effectively interacting with executives and senior leaders
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3rd or 4th professional year of PharmD program

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by April 21, 2017. Applicants must be able to complete the intership during a consecutive 10-12 week period between May and August 2017.

Complete program details and access to the online application is available at apply.amcpfoundation.org or www.amcpfoundation.org

View Genentech Intern Flyer here

View Genentech Intern FAQ Flyer here.

Express Scripts Scholars Program

Position Description: As an organization, the Express Scripts Foundation recognizes that students interested in dual degrees may have increased financial need, and supports the efforts of academic pharmacy to educate students with diverse interests. The Express Scripts Scholars Program (the Program) provides four (4) $10,000 scholarships to enrolled dual degree students. The awarded students are given $2,500 per semester for 4 consecutive semesters, totaling $10,000 over 2 years. If you do not have 4 semesters remaining in your program, then you will be awarded $2,500 per semester that you have remaining (e.g. 2 remaining semesters = $2500 + $2500 totaling $5000). Additional consideration will be given to low socio-economic status* students as well as students who are underrepresented minorities.

Goal
The Express Scripts Foundation appreciates the financial challenges dual degree students face and supports the efforts of academic pharmacy to educate students with diverse interests. The goal of the scholarship program is to provide supplemental funding for students enrolled in a dual degree program that may be used for tuition, fees, books or cost of attendance.

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in a dual degree program related to pharmacy
  • Students must be enrolled in a professional pharmacy degree program or graduate program at an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited college or school of pharmacy with a least precandidate ACPE status.
  • The dual degree program must be officially recognized as a dual (or joint) degree program at the institution or institutions granting the degrees. The dual degree program must be a professional degree (e.g. PharmD) combined with a graduate or professional degree (e.g. MBA, PhD, JD)
  • Students must be a United States citizen or permanent resident

Scholarships (Requirements of How to Spend $10,000)
The program will provide each awarded student $2,500 per semester for 4 consecutive semesters, totaling $10,000 over 2 years that may be used for tuition, fees, books or cost of attendance. If you do not have 4 semesters remaining in your program, then you will be awarded $2,500 per semester that you have remaining (e.g. 2 remaining semesters = $2500 + $2500 totaling $5000).

Evaluation of Applications

Evaluation Scale
A 50 point evaluation scale for scoring each of the evaluation criterion is used. An application meeting of all the requirements of a given criterion could receive a high score on that criterion. A poorly conceived application could receive a minimum score, whereas a "strong" application could receive a maximum perfect score. Only integer scores will be utilized. Additional consideration will be given to low socio-economic status* students as well as students who are underrepresented minorities.

Evaluation Criteria
AACP leaders from dual degree programs and one AACP staff member will use the following criteria by which all applications will  be judged. The evaluation team will look for a well-thought-out, organized, articulate and complete application.    

    • 30 Points - Career statements/goals
      • Do the student's goals relate to the goals of the program (~15)
      • Articulation of goal (~10)
      • Grammar (~5)
    • 10 points - Evidence of professional involvement
      • Student has a leadership role(s) or shows evidence of participation in activities, programs, meetings, or events. Evidence may come from both the student's essay and CV
        • Evidence of both professional invovlement and leadership role (10)
        • Evidence of only professional involvement, but no leadership role (5)
        • No evidence of professional involvement or leadership role (0)
    • 10 points - Applicant's resume/CV
      • Pharmacy specific involvements (~4)
      • Additional experience and/or skills (~3)
      • Presentation, format, spelling, and grammar (~3)

Scholarship Notification
Scholarship recipients will be announced in August 2017. Funds will be forwarded to the awarded student shortly after the awards are announced.

AACP will announce the scholarship recipients in Academic Pharmacy Now, in other appropriate publications, and in a News Release for trade journals and newsletters. AACP will arrange for publicity of the recipients at the AACP Annual Meeting.

Application Instructions

  • Fill out the Online Application with the required information and upload the application forms as PDFs. The following constitutes a complete applicaiton package:
    • Student and School Information
    • Dual Degree Verification - Please provide a letter from the Dean's or Admission's Office verifying your enrollment in a dual degree program and that you are in good academic standing. Format Example Here.
    • Student's Statement of Career Goals - Students must describe the reasons for wanting to participate in this Program, their career goals and other academic and personal attributes they may wish evaluators to consider. Statement of Career Goals Here.
    • Student's Resume/CV
  • Application Deadline is May 15, 2017 at 5:00pm EDT

*Socioeconomic status is tied to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' poverty level guidelines. The Low-Income Level is based on 200 percent of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines and used to determin what constitutes a low-income family.

 

Oregon State University Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Health Services and Outcomes Research

Position Description: The Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University College of Pharmacy is offering a 2 year fellowship providing advanced training in the areas of pharmaceutical policy and program evaluation, pharmacoepidemiology, and comparative effectiveness research. The fellow will receive formal training in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical study design, and evidence synthesis, which can be applied to a Master of Public Health (emphasis in epidemiology and biostatistics) or Master of Clinical Research. During the fellowship, the fellow will plan, conduct, and disseminate results for 2-3 distinct research projects. During year 2, the fellow will work with the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC), based at OHSU, on conducting systematic reviews. The fellow will also gain experience teaching in the College’s evidence- based medicine and drug policy curriculum. This program is intended to prepare the post-graduate fellow for a career in academia or industry.

Qualifications: PharmD or equivalent experience. PGY1 residency in pharmacy practice or managed care preferred

View program brochure here.

 

UF Medication Therapy Management and Geriatrics Residency

The UF MTM Center continues to grow with added services and a new center in Orland, FL. We are seeking those students who want to be on the cutting edge of MTM services.

View program brochure here.

Download the UF MTM Residency Recommendation Form here.

 

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Graduate and Fellowship Programs

The Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy offers graduate and fellowship programs to prepare clinical scientists for careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and regulatory agencies. We believe that the future of the pharmacy profession will present unparalleled opportunities for Pharm.D./Ph.D. trained clinical scientists. Our Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program has been training students in clinical and translational research for over a decade. In addition, we have been offering academic- and industry- sponsored fellowships for over three decades. We believe these programs will continue to prepare the next generation of leaders in our discipline.

We are searching for qualified Pharm.D. students who might be interested in pursuing advanced training in clinical and translational research. For more information about our programs, interested students can visit our web site. We will be available at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Orlando to discuss these training opportunities with prospective applicants. Dr. Brouwer will also be available at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition. Prospective applicants should contact Dr. Brouwer to schedule a time to meet during AAPS.

For specific questions about our Ph.D. program, interested students are welcome to contact Dr. Craig R. Lee (craig_lee@unc.edu) directly.

For specific questions about our fellowship programs, interested students are welcome to contact Dr. Robert E. Dupuis (re_dupuis@unc.edu) directly.

 

Fred Meyer Pharmacy Residency Program

View program website here.

 

Eli Lilly & Co. Visiting Scientist Fellowship

The VS Fellowship is a one-year, post-graduate opportunity presenting PharmD graduates with cross-functional exposure to medical, marketing, and regulatory aspects of drug development. The fellowship offers a wide array of dynamic and challenging positions; each is designed to train professionals for a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

If you have questions regarding the webinar or our program in general, students are welcome to contact Kyle Frantz, PharmD, RPh at kyle.frantz@lilly.com directly.

View VS Fellowship Brochure here.

 

Novo Nordisk Fellowship Program

The Fellowship Program, located in Plainsboro, New Jersey, provides recent Pharm.D. graduates with an incredible opportunity to gain experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

View our Fellowship Brochure here.

You can also email us with any quesitons at NNIPharmDFellowship@novonordisk.com

 

The Purdue University Industry Fellowship

The Purdue University Industry Fellowship program is recruiting fellows for the Drug Information, Drug Advertising and Promotion, and Medication Safety tracks. Recruitment will be conducted through PPS and interviews will be offered at the upcoming Midyear Clinical Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

View our flyer with additional informaiton on the program and the tracks offered.

 

Rutgers Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship (RPIF)

Our post-doctoral fellowship program is highly recognized and consists of 19 partner companies in the pharmaceutical industry. The Rutgers Fellowship program provides intensive, hands-on training to develop skills and experience in a variety of disciplines, including clinical pharmacology, clinical research, regulatory affairs, medical information, medical affairs, market research, and marketing.

If you have any questions, please contact Vivian Nguyen at nguyen.vivian@gene.com or Dana Lee at dana.lee@sanofi.com 

 

MCPHS University Biopharmaceutical Industry Fellowships

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS University) Post-PharmD Biopharmaceutical Industry Fellowships provide experience in he biopharmaceutical industry and academia. Fellows are immersed in corporate and academic cultures providing a wide exposure to careers in the biopharmaceutical industry. Fellows are appointed as adjunct assistant professors of pharmacy practice and will have opportunities to teach, develop, and coordinate classes at MCPHS University. Fellows participate in regular seminars at MCPHS University, precent students on advanced clinical rotations, and may have the opportunity to publish at least once per fellowship year.

View program brochure here.

View more information about the MCPHS Univerisity program information here.

View more information about the CareerPharm PPS here.

 

Seattle Genetics Fellowship Program

Seattle Genetics is offering three 1-year pharmacy fellowships in Oncology Marketing, Medical Affairs, and Drug Safety for 2017-2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for PharmDs to get hands-on industry and business experience to complement their clinical training and build a strong foundation for a career in biotechnology. Seattle Genetics is a rapidly growing biopharmaceutical company specializing in creating targeted treatments for oncology.

Potential applicants are invited to request an interview with us at ASHP Midyear through PPS.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Yuen at cyuen@seagen.com

 

Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Student Health Center Pharmacy

Residency Special Features: The resident will primiarily work at the OSU Student Health Pharmacy (OSU SHS.) The resident will also spend time at the OSU College of Pharmacy and the Salud Clinic ambulatory care clinic in Woodburn, OR. The OSU SHS pharmacy has its own exam room to provide private counseling, admisnter flu shots, and perform physical assessment. Furthuremore, the resident will be provided the opportunity to teach, conduct patient research, perform laboratory screenings, provide MTM and evaluate pharmaceutical care and pharmacy service programs. The pharmacy resident's position is unique in that the resident fulfills the dual roles of the pharmacist and student. As such, the resident is responsible and accountable for provision of pharmacy services at OSU SHS, and is responsible, in a mentor/protege relationship with the residency preceptors and director, for the direction and evaluation of his/her education program. The community pharmacy resident will ensure the safe and accurate dispensing of medications, provide effective patient counseling and health education, create and maintain accurate and comprehensive records, and complete, document, and report the outsomes of patient care services.

For more information visit the ASHP Residency Listing.