Segment Performance and Product Development Internship

US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
212759
Category
Internships
Requires Non-Compete?
No

Job Summary

Why choose an internship with Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You’ll gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice this summer during our 2018 Summer Internship Program. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, network with fellow internship program participants, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.

 

If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!

 

What’s the Segment Performance and Product Development Team? Besides being a mouthful, the team works with stakeholders to define long-term competitive strategy and develop the products and services needed to best serve Wellmark’s diverse customers. By leading annual strategic planning, researching customer demographics, creating sales and communications campaigns and developing next generation products and service, the team must be at once analytical, creative, business savvy, strategic and collaborative in a highly visible role.  

 

What projects might I support? Although subject to change, examples of projects you will be contributing to include:

  • What competitive pressure will Wellmark face in the future? How can we address the shifting health care landscape through the products and services we offer?
  • As costs continue to increase, what steps can Wellmark take to stabilize prices for our members? How are our competitors doing this?
  • Based on competitive position, market trends and other factors, help determine how Wellmark membership might change over time
  • Using proprietary data, predict the needs and behaviors to identify certain personas of Wellmark’s largest clients to inform sales and product strategy.
  • Support other in-flight projects

I’m interested! What’s next? Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your background and interests, please submit an application for review.

 

This internship will start in May of 2018.

Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

To be considered, candidates must be a current college student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Insurance, Business Management or related program and have:

  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Ability to measure and evaluate data
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with the business areas
  • Ability to see a task through to completion independently and as a team member

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Concentration, Minor, or emphasis in Finance or analytics-related program
  • Interest in product development, competitive intelligence and strategy required
  • Focus in other business-related areas considered
  • Data analytics knowledge required

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