• Technology Risk Analyst 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 Technology Risk Governance in our Technology Division? As technology continues to evolve over time to meet business needs, governance over the execution of technology security controls is important to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Wellmark information and services. The Technology Risk Governance team provides assurance around IT security controls in place at Wellmark. This is accomplished through targeted risk assessments, compliance reviews and controls assurance monitoring of processes and technology.


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

    • Participating in targeted technology risk and compliance reviews.
    • Collaborating with and communicating to process and technology owners on the outcome of risk and compliance assessments.
    • Assisting with the development of strategic policy and procedure documents.
    • Tracking and following up on security risk and compliance issues.
    • Participate in security awareness activities.

    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 Information Security, Risk Management, Cybersecurity or related major
    • General understanding of the domains of information security, including, but not limited to: network security, access management, application security, change management, risk management, and data security
    • Ability to analyze risks
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proficient communication skills: verbal and written
    • Strong critical thinking skills

    Hiring Specifications Preferred

    • Preferred exposure to IT audit methodologies


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