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Human Resources Development Program (HRDP) Intern

Position Description

The McKesson Human Resources Development Program offers an exciting, 10-week summer internship designed to develop top MBA/Masters students into high-performing HR professionals and exceptional leaders who will make an impact on the future of healthcare. Interns will gain an understanding of the broad scope of McKesson?s business and HR Operating model through a focused, specialized project where they will dive deep into their HR sub-function and deliver a high-impact assignment to the business.

The internship consists of ten weeks, with learning and connecting within the McKesson HR field and cross-functionally. The internship has an Orientation at McKesson headquarters (Las Colinas, TX) where interns will learn about key business functions, units and HR areas from senior leaders. The summer is also punctuated by a mid-summer session, which includes professional development, community work, as well as networking opportunities with other graduate-level interns and senior/executive leaders. Interns will conclude their ten weeks with end-of-summer presentations to senior HR leadership, their direct managers and any additional stakeholders.?

Throughout the summer, HRDP interns will have opportunities to connect with and learn from the broader HRDP Associate group, network & partner with various functions and tour McKesson facilities.??Likewise, the internship will enhance personal career development through direct senior leadership engagement, formal and informal feedback and mentoring and formal training and development integrated with McKesson?s Center for Learning.

Projects/assignments over the course of the summer can be in Talent Management, Workforce Intelligence, Compensation, Employee Relations, Learning & Development, Organizational Design, Project Management, and Business Units (i.e. US Pharma). Assignments will be based on intern interests and business needs.

Program Elements:

  • Exposure to Talent Management/Organization Design, Operational Excellence, HR Strategy, and Organizational Culture and Change
  • Orientation program at McKesson headquarters with program peers
  • Regular learning and social events designed to connect HRDP Interns and Associates, as well as interns working across different functional areas throughout McKesson
  • Challenging assignments in a variety of HR functions
  • Exposure to and mentoring from Senior HR leaders within McKesson?s HR organization
  • Specific executive presence development during end-of-summer presentations to senior HR leaders from across the company
  • Formal leadership training and foundational development (i.e. leadership workshops and trainings, ongoing feedback, presentation skill builders, etc.)
  • Ongoing feedback from you on improvements and upgrades to the program


Minimum Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship to be eligible

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Flexibility to relocate as necessary for the summer
  • Energy and enthusiasm to be creative and deliver tangible results
  • Ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity
  • A strong sense of intellectual curiosity and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and executive presence
  • Strategic and analytical thinking; demonstrate sound judgment and a willingness to resolve issues and problems in a timely manner
  • Personal commitment and drive to set and exceed high standards and objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication?sense of integrity with relationships and in all issues
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop rapport and credibility across the organization
  • Ability to promote ideas and proposals, persuasively
  • Be a U.S. citizen or national, a lawful U.S. permanent resident, a refugee approved for entry into the U.S. or a person who has been granted asylum in the U.S.

Must be currently enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship to be eligible

Physical Requirements
General Office Demands

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to ...@McKesson.com. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!
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