The Value of Summer Employment

May 15, 2023

The value of a summer job is to reinforce your soft skills such as communication, creativity, problem-solving, adaptability, time management, teamwork and leadership. In addition, it provides a comfort zone that can help to cope when making mistakes. It can also lead to expanding your own network along with finding a great mentor.  

How can you be successful this summer?

First, be patient and look for a summer job that aligns with your educational interest and goals. Then, once you land the job, start building relationships with co-workers, and look for ways to show your initiative, curiosity and leadership. Take advantage of the learnings and experiences that will last a lifetime. Finally, have fun, and be yourself.



Walgreens is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

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