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Innovation Implementation Intern Job

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, 55413

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

Our affiliate companies Innovation Lab is focused on identifying and advancing innovative health care solutions.  The team is seeking an intern responsible for providing day-to-day program, operational and administrative support in bringing new products and services to market.  This position is designed to positively impact the implementation of Innovation Lab projects, pilots, and strategies.  The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively across the team to support a variety of projects and demonstrate a willingness to tackle a variety of tasks.  Candidates may be asked to support activities including:  primary and secondary market research, in-market pilot execution, technology implementation, project coordination, creation/management/editing of marketing materials, social media strategy/execution, project management support (scheduling, coordination, tracking, & report generation) and administrative assistance.


  1. Support the Innovation team to advance the work of new product or service development

  2. Conduct secondary research and compile findings to support final deliverables for team projects and ad hoc research requests

  3. Coordinate logistics and arrange materials to support meetings, events, primary research, pilots, and other team needs

  4. Assist team members in executing marketing, engagement, development, testing, data analysis, and other pilot related tasks

  5. Provide administrative or coordination assistance to the team and external partners

  6. Other duties as assigned


  • 3.0 or above GPA.

  • Currently enrollment in or recently graduated from a 4-year accredited academic institution.

  • Application knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to communicate to all levels.

  • Organizational - ability to gather, categorize and prioritize information

Preferred Requirements

  • IT, social media, or design

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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.

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