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Wellmark - Des Moines Business Analytics Internship, Operations in Des Moines, Iowa

Why choose an internship with Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You will gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice this summer during our 2022 Summer Internship Program. You will have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, network with fellow internship program participants, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.

If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!

What’s Business Analytics in our Operations Division? The Business Analytics teams in Operations provides reporting and data analysis to customer service, claims, membership and enrollment, and benefit implementation teams. In general, our work consists of collaborating with business stakeholders to define a business problem and then consuming data and conducting quantitative analysis and statistical modeling to enable data-driven decision making.

What projects might I support? Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below:

  • Learn to understand Wellmark's approach to using business analytics

  • Create highly integrated data sets and self-service dashboards for business exploration

  • Extract, analyze and interpret data using business intelligence tools to support the initiatives of the Business Analytics team

Ready to bring your strengths to Wellmark? Here’s what’s next! Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your passion and interests, submit your application today!

This internship will start in May of 2022 and could be onsite in Des Moines, Iowa; virtual or hybrid pending Wellmark's return to office strategy. Our focus will be on ensuring the best possible experience given the circumstances at the time; however, you should plan to be located in the Des Moines area for the summer of 2022.

  • Current junior, senior or graduate student studying a Quantitative major for example; Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Business Analytics, or Computer Science

  • Training and practice using statistical programming tools (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, SQL, etc.) for advanced analysis and complex data integration

  • Experience with using visualization tools express data findings and perform discovery analysis

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to influence and build relationships of trust

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to make recommendations by translating data analysis insights into decisions and actions

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop proactive solutions

  • Strong technical aptitude, with the ability to learn new systems quickly

Posting Title: Business Analytics Internship, Operations

Requisition ID: 214934


External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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