• Project Management Internship

    Location 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 2019 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 Project Management in our Technology Division? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. Wellmark is looking to hire a project manager intern to help support the planning and delivery of projects both across our Technology division as well as internally to help us mature our project management capabilities.


    What projects might I support?  Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below:

    • Work closely with Wellmark Technology project managers to assist in project coordination of business and technology enhancements
    • Collaboration with program and project communications
    • Ownership of an internal initiative (e.g., training, research) to improve project management services
    • Planning and organizing a Fun Committee event
    • Assist in providing project management support to ensure business processes and technology solutions align with business objectives


    Ready to bring your strengths to Wellmark? Here’s what’s next! Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your passion and interests, submit your application today!


    This internship will start in May of 2019.


    Wellmark has been named one of the best employers in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies! 

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

    • Current junior or senior student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Communication, Project Management, Computer Science or related field
    • Demonstrated computer skills with Word, Excel and Powerpoint
    • Ability to think strategically
    • Quick learner
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships of collaboration and trust
    • Effective facilitation, negotiation, and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Results oriented


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