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Technology Internships Job

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Eagan, Minnesota, US, 55122

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

About Blue Cross

Founded in 1933, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is the largest health plan in the state. We have more members, the largest network of providers and more products and services than any other plan in Minnesota. From the beginning, Blue Cross has been an innovator with a mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives.

We understand the importance of finding a job that you truly enjoy — at a company that shares your values. We’ve made it easy to feel good about working at Blue Cross by encouraging volunteerism, valuing diversity and offering the flexibility you need to live a balanced life. We offer a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, flexible work schedules and generous personal paid time off in addition to 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year. We look forward to serving Minnesotans over the next 80 years and beyond. Join us and make a healthy difference through the work you do every day.

Description Summary

The purpose of the IT Internship Program is to introduce students to careers in Information Technology (IT) at Blue Cross through challenging and rewarding experiences and an opportunity to contribute to strategic business objectives with a technology focus.  The goal of our program is this experience becomes a pathway to future employment within our IT teams.  The intern will be fully integrated into the business objectives which allow a realistic perspective in an IT position.  Through their individual assignments, students will develop knowledge, technical/professional skills, and core competencies in one or more of the following areas:


● Application Development – design, develop and test code to solve a business problem with technology

● Infrastructure – Install, configures, administers, monitor or maintain an infrastructure platform which may include voice, data, audio, video, software, hardware, and call center infrastructure or the following technologies: Skype for Business, Windows Operating Systems, Networking, TCP/IP, Linux, Unix

● Information Security – Opportunities within our IT Security area which include IT risk management, security infrastructure, and cyber security.

● Business Consulting – Research external emerging technologies to apply to healthcare business opportunities, discuss potential solutions with business partner, required programming experience, web development, understanding of human centered design and capable of prototyping.



Key Responsibilities: Participate in the implementation of IT programs and systems.  Prepare analysis of business needs.  Own day to day responsibilities as well as a project deliverables during the assignment.  Partner with other Blue Cross interns to solution a real life business problem, participate in community activities, network, and mostly have fun.


Success Profile:   The ideal candidate will be an Information Technology major, possess strong leadership competencies, analytical ability and strategic thinking skills; be a strong communicator; the ability to understand business issues and to manage effectively in a fast moving and dynamic environment. 


This is a 10-12 week fill-time commitment for the summer of 2017.  Program placement is based on student’s interest and skill set.


  • Holds a GPA of 3.0 or above on a scale of 4.0

  • Completed Sophomore level or above

  • Strong application knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to multi-task and support a variety projects 

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience helpful but not necessary

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Make a difference

Thank you for your interest in Blue Cross. Be part of a company that lets you be you — and make a healthy difference in people’s lives every day

Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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