Our 10-week Summer Internship Program is an ideal way for both undergraduate and graduate students to gain real-life work experience while learning what a career at Blue Shield of California can offer. Interns work on real-world projects and initiatives while being immersed in all aspects of our business. From interacting with senior leadership to visiting a neighborhood health clinic, interns will build a better understanding of the diversity and complexities of working in the dynamic world of healthcare. Our goal is to build a talent pipeline that will help us grow our company into the future.
Reporting to the large group pricing team, the role of the summer intern is critical to the success of Blue Shield of California and the Actuarial department in realizing its goals and objectives. This individual will play a key role as part of the large group ricing team in delivering and collaborating on all aspects of pricing and forecasting related activities.
Specifically, the summer intern role will be accountable for:
Providing support to custom pricing process by calculating benefit impact as a result of key benefit changes; it may also involve developing and deploying custom pricing tools for underwriters or other actuarial analysts for common benefit change requests
Providing support to improve and fine tune our current forecasting process, including but not limited to developing key metrics to calculate impacts by membership mix, emerging experience, etc.
Providing support to develop statistical models to measure probability of future costs deviating from expectations and calculate the financial outcome
No prior work experience is required; minimum of 3.0 GPA
In the process of pursuing Bachelor's degree; emphasis on mathematics, statistics or actuarial science preferred;
Showing serious Interest in becoming an actuary; passed at least one actuarial exam a bonus
Candidate Profile and Requirements:
Experience working among a team preferred (even if it's a school project); Experience leading a team/project to success a bonus
Basic experience with Microsoft product (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required; experience with statistical/data tools (SAS, R, Python, etc.) a bonus
Key Job Competencies:
Enthusiastic and energetic about actuarial work and career
Collaborative and a team player
Strong communication skills
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