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Wellmark - Des Moines Project Management Internship 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 Project Management in our Technology Division? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. Wellmark is looking to hire a project manager intern to help support the planning, execution and delivery of projects across our Technology division as well as internally to help us mature our project management capabilities.

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

  • Work closely with Wellmark Technology program and/or project managers to assist in project coordination of business and technology enhancements

  • Collaboration with program and project communications

  • Ownership of an internal initiative (e.g., training, research) to improve project management services

  • Assist in providing project management support to ensure business processes and technology solutions align with business objectives

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 or senior student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Communication, Project Management, Computer Science or related field

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated computer skills with Word, Powerpoint, and Excel

  • Ability to think strategically and analytically

  • Results-oriented and quick learner

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

  • Effective facilitation, negotiation, and presentation skills

  • Strong organizational skills, self-starter, ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Ability to analyze and report on financial metrics associated with program and project management functions


  • Prior internship or office experience

Posting Title: Project Management Internship

Requisition ID: 214887


External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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