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Intern - Employer Markets Small Business, Markets

Company: Blue Shield of CA
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Job Description:

Looking for a chance to do meaningful work that touches millions? Come join the hardest working, nonprofit health plan in California and help us shape the future of health care. Blue Shield of Californias Mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality care at an affordable price. Blue Shield is focused on improving health care delivery by working closely with providers and making it more accessible, affordable and customer-centric. Being a mission-driven organization means we do much more than serve our 4 million members: we were the first health plan in the nation to limit our annual net income to 2 percent of revenue and return the difference to our customers and the community, and since 2005 we have contributed more than $325 million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to improve community health and end domestic violence. We also believe that a healthier California begins with our employees, so we provide them with resources to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our award-winning wellness program, Wellvolution.

We're hiring smart thinkers and doers who want to work for a leader and innovator in the challenging, ever-changing healthcare space. Come and help us make health care better for everyone. OPPORTUNITY

Our 10-week Summer Internship Program is an ideal way for both undergrad and graduate students to gain real-life work experience while learning what a career at Blue Shield of California can offer. Interns work on real-world projects and initiatives while being immersed in all aspects of our business. From interacting with senior leadership to visiting a neighborhood health clinic, interns will build a better understanding of the diversity and complexities of working in the dynamic world of health insurance.
Our goal is to build a talent pipeline that will help us grow our company into the future.

Below is some information on the project this intern will be working on:

The project goal is to identify target customers and segments for sales and new member acquisition to drive growth and expansion within the Small Business market (employers with 1-100 employees).

This project will require research and analysis of the current market environment by geography, revenue, industry, and employee count to identify growth and expansion opportunities. To support your findings, may require developing a SWOT analysis, interviewing Sales, Account Management and other team members, and creative problem solving. The experience will be supplemented with other activities and engagements across multiple departments involved with membership growth.

Deliverables include:
Executive presentation on target customer segments and levers to drive results
Project plans and status reports
Working files that show results, and demonstrate traceability of analyses and research

Intern will gain
Skills in analysis, executive presentation, strategic thinking, influence, and leadership
Business acumen in healthcare and healthcare business drivers
Exposure and network to healthcare leaders and peers this role reports to the Business Planning leader who reports to the VP/GM of Small Business segment
Experience firsthand on how analysis and research translate into actionable and meaningful strategies and tactics for business growth
Experience in supporting Blue Shields mission of providing affordable healthcare to all


Pursuing a graduate (Masters) degree from an accredited college or university, MBA preferred
Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. Access is a plus
Minimum of 3 years work experience preferred
Healthcare industry experience a plus e.g., health plan, pharma/biotech/med devices, technology serving healthcare customers
Desire to gain process and efficiency knowledge in a fast-paced environment
Lean Six Sigma experience preferred
Curious, open-minded, takes initiative, demonstrated track record of success
Ability to work cooperatively, collaboratively, and respectfully with diverse personalities and multiple levels of people from entry-level to director
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to present information clearly and concisely to various audiences

Keywords: Blue Shield of CA, San Francisco, Intern - Employer Markets Small Business, Markets, Other, San Francisco, California

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