Pharmacy Internship

The Houston Methodist Student Pharmacist Internship Program is an exclusive three-year opportunity available to a select number of highly-qualified students currently in their first semester of their first professional year at an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy. The first two years of the internship will focus on learning the intricacies of pharmacy operations and leading longitudinal pharmacy initiatives under the mentorship of department leaders. The final year and a half of the internship will transition into clinically-focused activities and longitudinal projects. This internship will provide practical pharmacy experience to supplement your doctor of pharmacy didactic curriculum and jump start your future career as a pharmacist.

To apply, you must submit the required materials:

  • Complete online application
  • Maximum of a three-page curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
  • All college transcripts (pharmacy and non-pharmacy)
  • One letter of recommendation (optional)


Application Timeline
Applications must be submitted and interviews take place during October and November:


  • Completed application due by Oct. 24
  • Interviews will be offered and scheduled by Oct. 31
  • Interviews will take place from Nov. 3-7
  • Positions will be offered to candidates by Nov. 14


Please submit all college transcripts and optional letter of recommendation to Alex Varkey, PharmD, MS

Alex Varkey, PharmD, MS
Houston Methodist Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
6565 Fannin St. , DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030