Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Intern Career Fair
Job ID: 1900019L
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Are you searching for the perfect Pharmacy Internship? You can make a difference each time you come to work in the life of another by providing outstanding pharmaceutical care to patients at UPMC. If you are a current Pharmacy Student who is enthusiastic about assisting in a pharmacy and are looking for not just a job, but a growing career, this is the opportunity you are looking for!


UPMC is hiring casual Pharmacy Interns. The Pharmacy Intern is responsible for supporting the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients at UPMC. During the first summer of the internship, you will be trained in pharmacy operations to include IV admixtures, decentralized pharmacy model, central pharmacy operations, and pharmacy satellite services as available. During Semester breaks, the time commitment expected is 40 hours/week with alternating day/evening/weekend work; during the school year, we are expecting the interns to work every third weekend with a minimal time commitment of 8 hours per pay period, non-weekend shifts. There will be a holiday commitment, one summer and one winter holiday on a rotational basis. Interns will be expected to work 2-3 shifts during each school break dependent on departmental needs.

UPMC is the largest private employer in the state of Pennsylvania.  We are a 13+ billion-dollar company with over 85,000 employees. Our health plan insures over 3.5 million people and we continue to explore new innovative ways to improve the health care industry.  We are committed to giving back in large measure to our community and are committed to providing the best quality and compassionate care to our patients. There is no other company like UPMC!  


The Pharmacy Intern Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 15th from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Biomedical Science Tower in Room S100A. We will have representatives from 9 different pharmacies there to meet with you from the Pittsburgh area who are listed below. Apply to this job posting to be considered for these opportunities. We hope to see you there!

  • UPMC Mercy
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • UPMC Shadyside
  • RX Partners, Inc.
  • UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
  • Chartwell Pennsylvania
  • UPMC Retail Pharmacies


  • Accurately completes departmental documentation and billing by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with department procedures. Examples included, but are not limited to, dispensing and compounding records, refrigerator logs, hood-cleaning records, chemotherapy compounding records, patient/department billing, and controlled substance delivery records.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication distribution, including but not limited to filling medication orders, preparing IV admixtures/chemotherapy and controlled substance orders, maintaining patient profiles, performing prepacking, delivering medications, and exchanging emergency medication carts.
  • Assists the pharmacist with medication review, including but not limited to computer order entry, monitoring allergies, enforcing formulary decisions, and evaluating drug interactions.
  • Develops and maintains a clean, organized, and adequately stocked work environment.
  • Effectively uses information systems, robotics, and other applications to prepare medication labels, assist with dispensing medications, and prepare drug information responses.
  • Progressively, over three years, will assist the Drug Use and Disease State Management Program by reviewing physician prescribing practices, assisting with design of formulary decisions, and evaluating medication error and adverse event experience.
  • Where applicable, completes clinical workload documentation (manual or electronic) by the end of each scheduled shift in accordance with Department procedures.


  • Good standing in an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Students graduating between 2024-2022 are preferred.
  • Minimum course equivalency of first professional year of college of Pharmacy.
  • Prior experience in pharmacy practice and career track in hospital pharmacy preferred.
  • The candidate also must possess good communication and computer skills.

       Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy Intern Certificate Certification preferred.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary Range: $15.45 to $15.45 / hour

Union Position: no

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