• Enterprise Portfolio Internship

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    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 Enterprise Portfolio 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 an Enterprise Portfolio intern to help provide support and data analysis for the portfolio of projects.


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

    • Support the portfolio team by updating, pulling, and analyzing data from the portfolio management tool (Planview)
    • Maintain and monitor the enterprise portfolio tool.
    • Provide support to team members, vendors and other stakeholders through friendly, professional, timely and accurate responses
    • Assist with the planning, coordination, and execution of the business strategy.

    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 pursing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Project Management or related field
    • Ability to analyze data
    • Strong technical acumen, specifically with Microsoft Office products, with the ability to learn new systems quickly
    • Strong attention to detail; ability to follow and update/document processes
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively develop relationships of trust and collaboration
    • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to accurately perform multiple tasks simultaneously

    Hiring Specifications Preferred

    • Prior internship or work experience preferred
    • Prior project management experience


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