Data Analytics Intern

With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

When you think of <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan</a> for health insurance, you can know you&rsquo;re getting much more. We're a company founded on a tradition of affordable, quality health care for everyone, improving the present and investing in the future.&nbsp;<br /><br />We offer:<br />Plans for employers and individuals that meet today&rsquo;s needs, budgets and lifestyle<br />The largest network of doctors and hospitals in the state<br />Lower health care costs Higher quality health care<br />Award-winning diversity practices<br />Grants and programs that promote better health throughout Michigan<br /><strong><br />Mission:&nbsp;</strong>We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health.<br /><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to learn more about our commitment to our Social Mission, view company updates and reviews, and view our awards &amp; accolades.<br /><br />For Application Timeline &amp; Selection Process:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click Here</a>. Learn more about your options as an external candidate. <a href="" target="_blank" title="BCBSM" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click here</a> to view open positions.

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: The Internship Program at BCBSM is designed to enhance the skills and abilities of young professionals as well as to identify and attract future talent for our organization. Interns will gain practical hands-on work experience as well as a solid understanding of the health insurance industry. Our program is an excellent way for interns to get a good start on their careers by working on meaningful projects, learning valuable skills, and networking with employees throughout our organization, which could potentially allow interns to build a future career at BCBSM.<br /><br /> <div><strong>Department Summary / Preferences:</strong></div> <div>Prefer a student who is majoring in statistics, computer science, data analytics or information security</div> <div> <p><strong>Department Description</strong>: The Michigan Business segment provides health care coverage to commercial groups and special markets which have membership predominately residing in Michigan. The Michigan Business Performance team creates&nbsp;high-quality performance reporting&nbsp;that empowers leadership with the right&nbsp;information at the precise time to help&nbsp;facilitate key decisions which impact the&nbsp;segment.&nbsp;The team also enables key capabilities,&nbsp;systems and processes&nbsp;for the Michigan Business&nbsp;Sales teams using various technology and support functions.</p> </div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li> <div>Assist in preparing information and research materials to identify business problems, offer recommendations and assist management with implementation of solutions.</div> </li> <li> <div>Support leaders on projects designed to enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.</div> </li> <li> <div>Develop and maintain a solid understanding of BCBSM business, products, programs, data, organizational structure, controls, research.</div> </li> <li> <div>Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs within the organization.</div> </li> <li> <div>Participate in networking events with BCBSM leaders and other interns.</div> </li> <li> <div>Engage in volunteer activities/community outreach to build knowledge of our communities and customers.</div> </li> <li> <div>Participate in department meetings and events (i.e. monthly Diversity and Inclusion events, department wide team building events, weekly meetings to ensure team alignment, etc.).</div> </li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Position overview and objectives</strong></p> <ul> <li>Develop reports and insights to help drive business decisions</li> <li>Gain an understanding of Michigan Business and its strategic objectives</li> <li>Increase competency of data analysis skillsets&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Support reporting and tracking of segment performance</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Analyze segment KPI&rsquo;s to create and identify insights and trends</li> <li>Support creation of segment presentations</li> <li>Participate in segment workshops</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li> <div>Current undergraduate or graduate student with a 3.0 GPA or higher required.</div> </li> <li> <div>Interns must be enrolled in a four-year college/university or a Master&rsquo;s/PhD program for the duration of the internship.</div> </li> <li> <div>Effective verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.</div> </li> <li> <div>Strong analytical skills with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.</div> </li> <li> <div>Excellent organizational skills to deal with multiple projects and priorities.</div> </li> <li> <div>Responsible for maintaining confidential information to the highest degree.</div> </li> <li> <div>Proficient in Microsoft Office suites and applicable BCBSM systems.</div> </li> <li> <div>Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.</div> </li> </ul> <br /> <p><em>Required</em></p> <ul> <li>Base understanding of SQL</li> <li>Microsoft Office i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word</li> </ul> <p><em>Preferred</em></p> <ul> <li>Experience in computer programming, project management, and/or data analytics</li> <li>Intermediate understanding of SQL</li> <li>Knowledge of SAS programming</li> <li>Knowledge of Salesforce</li> </ul>