2018 Summer Intern - Continuous Improvement

<p><strong>With more than 8,000 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. Interested in joining us?</strong></p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Internships)

Our Mission: We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health. Our Customer Commitment: We aspire to be clear and simple, to help you make the right choices, to offer valuable coverage, and help you get quality health care for you and those you love. Our Commitment to our Social Mission: Increasing access to affordable health care Enhancing the quality of care patients receive Improving the health of Michigan&rsquo;s citizens and communities.&nbsp; <p><br />Our employees are eligible for several great perks:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance</li> <li>401(k) with company match</li> <li>Annual bonuses</li> <li>Tuition assistance</li> <li>Paid parking</li> </ul> http://www.bcbsm.com

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Internship

Paid Internship

Overview: This internship position will provide opportunity to gain work experience as a continuous improvement consultant serving as an internal subject matter expert in Lean operations principles, the application methodology, and business process improvements.
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of BCBSM staff, the individual will be part of project teams analyzing business processes to improve outcomes in cost, quality, and timeliness. Specific assignments will be related to some aspect of business process improvement (process mapping and analysis, data analysis, ROI evaluation etc.) The Individual will be working with many people around the organization and as part of a team. The work location is in downtown Detroit.
Requirements: <ul> <li>Majors preferred Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science or Operations Management.</li> <li>Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.</li> <li>Analytical skills are critical.</li> <li>The individual should be able to pick up computer and software skills quickly as needed. Coursework in Computers, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, or Business is highly desirable. Academic excellence demonstrated through high GPA of 3.4 or better is necessary.</li> </ul>