Highmark Health Strategy Graduate Intern in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :


Summer Internship for May-August 2019 in the Strategy and Transformation division at Highmark Health.


This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business.

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support key strategic initiatives across Enterprise. Role will vary depending on initiative, but will include elements of project management, problem-solving, data analytics, team development, communication, and implementation. Will participate on a portfolio of projects.

  • Participate in the development of strategic plans for the Enterprise and the key BU's of Enterprise.

  • Help develop standard analytics and processes to use in leading various strategic initiatives.

  • Play a role in shaping the culture and skill set of the STO.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.


Bachelor’s degree.

Pursuance of a graduate degree full or part-time in an accredited college or university.


  • Project Management

  • Change Management

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning/Thinking

  • Influence and Persuasion

  • Collaboration


  1. Communicate effectively while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.

  2. Under supervision, provide entry-level professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area. Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

  3. Undertake and/or participates in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.

  4. Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability.

  5. As specifically requested by management, conduct research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action.

  6. Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit.

  7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

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