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Company :Highmark IncJob Description :


Graduate-level Summer Internship May - August 2018 in the Medicaid Markets division of Highmark's Health Plan.


This job supports the leadership of Medicaid Markets with a range of strategy activities essential to program alignment, enrollment, revenue, compliance, and margin goals. Graduate Strategy Interns provide analytical/strategic-thinking and leadership support that enables project teams to: 1) isolate business issues; 2) help design and execute analytics for studying business issues (market research, scenario planning, forecasting, market share, profitability, etc.); 3) develop technical content (competitive intelligence, market trend analysis); 4) support development of formal recommendations to Senior Levels of Medicaid Markets leadership; 5) help create document components (go-to-market or operational strategies, etc.) that inform critical strategic issues and decisions.

Typical responsibilities include:

* Work with business/market owners to identify key business issues, articulate problems, apply right analytical frameworks, develop solution and recommendations, represent findings to stakeholders and own the outcome.
* Under the guidance of Medicaid Markets Leadership, participate in /lead small to medium sized strategy projects/ work streams with the help of internal or external strategy consulting resources.
* Serve as subject matter expert (resource) to staff and stakeholders on assigned issues.
* Provide periodic informal work guidance/direction to other team members; Provide performance input and recommendations to management for development/ training plans. May have supervisory responsibilities on a project basis.
* Apply a broad knowledge of concepts and principles to develop analytical frameworks, approach and methodology best practices to analyze complex strategy issues, often applying ingenuity and originality to develop unique solutions.
* Other duties as assigned or requested.


* Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Life Sciences, or other related degree
* Pursuance of a graduate degree full or part-time in an accredited college or university.


* Master's Degree in Business, Health or Economics or other related degree
* Health Insurance operations and technology experience
* Operational improvement experience
* Experience with Health Insurance operations and technology experience
* Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in strategic thinking, plus working knowledge of other related fields
* Strong PC application Skills (MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel)
* Knowledge of healthcare industry trends and challenges


1. Communicate effectively. This position displays effective communication skills while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.

2. Under supervision, provide professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area. Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

3. Undertake and/or participate in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.

4. Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability.

5. As specifically requested by management, conducts research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action.

6. Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit.

7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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