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Wellmark - Des Moines Metrics Analyst Internship – Technology Office in Des Moines, Iowa

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 will 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 2021 Summer Internship Program. You will 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!

Looking to intern as a Metrics Analyst in our Technology division? The Technology Office is responsible for several strategic and operational "business of Technology" functions to support the CIO and Technology leadership team. These include managing the sourcing of contingent labor resources, providing data analysis and metrics reporting for Technology operations and performance, coding/processing all Technology expenditure/invoices, research/reporting on healthcare technology innovation and supporting Technology communications and culture initiatives.

What projects might I support? Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below:

  • Production, evolution, and maintenance/updates of operational and performance dashboards for executive awareness and decision support.

  • Create data visualizations using tools like Excel, PowerPivot and Power BI.

  • Report and presentation development.

  • Ad hoc data analysis efforts to answer business/operational questions.

  • Healthcare technology research and report development.

I’m interested! What’s next? Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your background and interests, please submit an application for review.

This internship will start in May of 2021 and be onsite in Des Moines, Iowa or potentially virtually pending Wellmark's return to office strategy. Our focus will be on ensuring the best possible experience given the circumstances at the time; however, you should plan to be located in the Des Moines area for the summer of 2021.

  • Current junior or senior student studying Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related data management program

  • Familiarity with database systems, Microsoft Excel, and other data manipulation technologies, data visualization platforms and general data warehousing

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop proactive solutions

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to make recommendations by translating data analysis insights into decisions and actions

  • Strong technical aptitude, with the ability to learn new systems quickly

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, with the ability to concisely communicate recommendations to all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to work in a deadline driven, fast paced environment


  • Prior internship or office experience

  • Previous experience using Power BI or Tableau

Posting Title: Metrics Analyst Internship – Technology Office

Requisition ID: 214328


External Company Name: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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