Located in Boston, MA, CVS is one of the largest employers of co-op students in the Northeast. CVS concentrates in retail pharmacy and is known for providing great customer care and service; CVS “Customer, Value, Service.” CVS recruits and hires students interested in careers as community pharmacists and who are passionate about health care and helping others. Up to 90% of the students that do a co-op with CVS stay on as employees after graduation. Throughout the course of a year, CVS employs between 30-45 co-op students in the pharmacies. A large majority of students are doing their co-op in the greater Boston area; however CVS had 9 students go to San Diego, CA, so the opportunities have expanded beyond Massachusetts.