Walgreens - Lexington
Pharmacy Technician – Youth
Midlands Technical College and Lexington/Richland 5 – Dutch Fork High School
Walgreens – Lexington location has had a youth pharmacy technician apprenticeship since 2020 as part of the Midlands Youth Apprenticeship (MYA) program, a partnership between Apprenticeship Carolina, Midlands Technical College and Columbia Chamber. High school students have the opportunity to earn college credit, relevant career experience, a paycheck, all while still in high school finishing up their junior and senior year requirements for graduation. The company is excited to have Kimberlyn as their first youth apprentice. She will graduate in June 2023 and head to a 4-year institution.
“Working at Walgreens for the past year has given me a hands on opportunity to explore a potential future career. An additional bonus is having the chance to meet coworkers who’ve been in the field for a while and offer me information that’ll help me make decisions that are to come.“