Student Pharmacist APPE Application

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Student Pharmacist APPE

Association Management Rotation at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

This elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) provides student pharmacists with a unique and innovative opportunity to mature professionally in accordance with their individual interests. During this rotation, students will work closely with the Vice President of Professional Development, the Senior Director of Academic Services, the Academic Leadership and Education Fellow, and other AACP staff members. As a part of the AACP team, the student will participate in daily association management practices while contributing to the various programs, products, and services offered to AACP members, in alignment with the association's 2021–2024 Strategic Plan. The rotation is designed to be 4 weeks in duration, however longer rotation schedules may be accommodated on an individual basis. Available rotation months are September, October, January, March, and April. Virtual rotations may be accommodated based on individual circumstances.

Application Process

Student pharmacists interested in being considered for the AACP APPE Program should submit an online application by Monday, November 1st. All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by Monday, November 1st. A full overview of the program can be found via the AACP APPE Syllabus (PDF).

Required materials include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent (include what you seek to gain from the rotation and how you believe the rotation will help with your future career plans)
  • Letters of Recommendation (Up to 3; one letter must be from a current faculty member)

*Special consideration will be given to those that have previously applied or are currently applying to the Walmart Scholars Program

Selection Process

AACP staff will review all complete applications. If staff requires more information about your application or interest in the program, phone interviews may be conducted. All students will be notified of their placement status by mid-February.


Please contact Kelly Ragucci, AACP Vice President of Professional Development, and Terri Moore, AACP Senior Director of Academic Services. 

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