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MBA Internship Program

Discover a special summer internship program

The MBA Internship Program is an intensive 10-12 week opportunity that provides work within a fast-paced and challenging environment. MBA interns contribute to meaningful projects, interacting and working side by side with industry experts. Our company relies heavily on our internship talent pool to fill full-time positions. As an intern with Cardinal Health, you will have the opportunity to interact with other interns and participate in tours, executive speaker series, and presentations that will increase your knowledge of Cardinal Health as well as develop your leadership skills.

We recommend full time students who are in the first year of their MBA program and meet the following criteria apply for a summer internship at Cardinal Health:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Progression toward an MBA with a focus in Finance, Strategy or Marketing
  • Relevant coursework and/or projects
  • Previous work experience recommended
  • Strong leadership, communication and analytical skills
  • Established work ethic and ambition
  • Extensive community service and/or extracurricular activities
  • Process and results orientation

Opportunities are available in the following areas:


Our finance team has a wide range of roles and opportunities ranging from financial planning and analysis, deal management, strategic sourcing and treasury. The finance organization partners with our businesses to develop strategy, ensure sound controls and drive decision-making and business performance.


Marketing is responsible for assessing customer needs, market conditions and competition to develop successful business strategies. Marketing works to identify where value can be created, using the voice and needs of the customer, to translate insights into products, services, experiences and solutions to help our customers thrive in the changing world of healthcare. Opportunities in marketing include brand management, product or services marketing, and digital/e-commerce.


Strategy helps design, evaluate, and execute on the growth initiatives of the company. Executing on these initiatives requires sharp business acumen and deep understanding of the corporate decision-making process. Growth can encompass both eternal (mergers and acquisitions, commercial partnerships, investments) and internal (business unit re-positioning and leveraging current capabilities) tactics. Opportunities include strategy roles in the Corporate, Medical or Pharmaceutical business segments.

Meet Nick, Sr. Analyst, Finance EMERGE

Meet Nick, Sr. Analyst, Finance EMERGE