CareFirst Careers

Intern

Resp & Qualifications

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is the largest health insurer in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving over three million members in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. We have two internship openings.

 

Our interns work on a part time basis in the fall /spring (up to 20 hours) and 40 hours during the summer. As the leading HealthCare Company, we teach our students best practices and procedures for HealthCare Information. This position teaches the intern a thorough understanding of the entire life cycle of software methodology starting with managing business owner requirements than progressing through technical design, build, test, and deployment phases.

 

This internship under the guidance of the manager/supervisor shall include, but are not limited to the following:  

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

 

Obtain working knowledge of CareFirst HealthCare processes.

To build a best-in-class technology infrastructure that can enable us to grow and to solve data driven problems and make an impact on the community.

Assisting with analysis of the data, integration of data using a variety of open source and vendor tools.

Being exposed to ideas for internal and external collaboration and support our operations and project teams.

Leveraging your interpersonal, and collaborative technical skills to support the project teams.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

RequiredThis position requires an individual working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an accredited college or university.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or above.  We are looking for students seeking degrees in Computer Science, Information Technology, Math or Engineering.

We are looking for students who can work between 12 -20 hours during the academic year and 40 hours during the summer.

Required Abilities/Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team\
  • Takes direction well and are motivated self-starters
  • Open and excited to learn new technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to positively interface with and establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and external clients.
  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including assisting with presentations and proposals.
  • Able to think outside the box and easily communicate your ideas in layman terms
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities
  • An independent means of transportation. Local travel may be necessary.
  • Demonstrated skills with various computer applications/software, particularly those related to the development of presentations

Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Department

EIS Technical Delivery

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

The hire range posted is an annual rate. All intern positions will be paid hourly.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 09/21/2019

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly to Federal health care programs.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The employee is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The employee must frequently talk and hear.  Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

 

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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