Culture Engagement Internship

US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
Requires Non-Compete?

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, work beyond your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!


What’s the Culture & Inclusion Team? Our Human Resources department integrates everything from the recruiting process, employee engagement, culture & inclusion, and employee benefits. The Culture & Inclusion team’s focus is employee engagement as it relates to Wellmark’s company culture and its inclusion efforts within Wellmark and in the community. You will have the opportunity to be involved with many of Wellmark’s inclusion efforts, meet many individuals across the HR department and develop an understanding of a variety of roles and skills as well as work with subject matter experts.


What projects might I support?  As a Culture Engagement intern, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects such as: 

  • Assist team members as needed in the planning of workforce engagement events and programs (Employee Appreciation Week, Service Recognition Dinner pre-work, and Inclusion Council internal and community events)
  • Help motivate and drive participation among our Internship Program
  • Develop and edit Intranet content to support internal communication efforts
  • Support the three teams that make up the Organizational Development Team (Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, and Culture and Inclusion) through various events and meetings

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability: Owning and taking responsibility for one’s actions.
  • Business Acumen: Understanding industry, market, financial and company specific operations
  • Collaboration and Communication: Working together; listen to other’s ideas; communicate accurately and concisely
  • Decision Making: Consider all facts and impacts when making decisions
  • Focus on the Customer: Consistently doing what is in the best interest of our customer. Leaving a positive impression on the customer by elevating their experience; making it simpler and educating to helping them understand

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 student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Business Management, Event Planning, Human Resources or related program and have:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships and motivate others
  • Ability to articulate and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong attention to organization, accuracy and details
  • Ability to work independently

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Previous internship or experience in an office environment
  • Photography experience with digital formats and Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint


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