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Data Services Intern

Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:  Under the direction of management in Data Services, the principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work with multiple systems to extract, integrate, and use large volumes of data for deeper analysis. Complete ad hoc and production analyses and reports in support of business-related programs, Account reporting, quality and cost of care, provider performance, clinical outcomes, care program operations and efficiency. Also support external audits and special investigation inquiries, legal inquiries, operational support.  Responsible for monthly report production. Develop requirements for developers to include outcomes in software solutions.

Contribute to the continual improvement of the department by offering ideas for developing efficient methods for extracting data from source systems, interpreting and summarizing results, and developing neat and accurate end-user reports.  Generate clear and concise documentation for all projects. Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects concurrently.

Expand technical and business knowledge through individual research and on-the-job training.  Participate in meetings and facilitate information exchange with people in other departments and/or external customers.




Student enrolled in an accredited college or university at either the junior/senior level with a GPA 3.25 or above.



Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or a closely related field with relevant coursework.



  • Beginner programming experience with R, SQL, SAS, or similar stack which can be acquired through relevant coursework completed
  • Strong research, analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work with new technologies
  • Beginner design work and/or use of relational databases including experience working with dimensional modeling, star schemas and time-series data
  • Basic knowledge of reporting applications and tools, including MS Excel, Access, Word, SQL/database querying, SPSS, business intelligence applications





Department: Enterprise Knowledge Management

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

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Closing Date

Please apply before: 09/26/2019

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 on Federal health care programs.


The associate 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 associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasional

Sponsorship in US

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

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