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Actuary Intern: Starts Summer 2024

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Recruiter: Stacia Hoffman
Hiring Manager: Ben Bosco
Salary Grade: I-4
Work type: Intern
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Actuarial

To millions of Americans, Blue Cross and Blue Shield means peace of mind when it's needed the most. That's because the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brand represents the nation's largest and most experienced health care benefit companies, providing insurance coverage to 1 out of every 3 Americans. As a licensee of the BCBS Association since 1939, BCBSNE has celebrated 80+ years of Nebraskans serving Nebraskans. Not only do we provide health insurance coverage to Nebraskans, we are also active members of the communities where our customers live and work by giving back through volunteering and our corporate social responsibility efforts. In addition, we take care of our employees: BCBSNE was named the 2nd best employer in Nebraska by Forbes in 2023. We would love for you to be a part of BCBSNE’s journey as an intern where you will gain hands-on experiences solving real-world problems.  

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is a Partner of Choice for the Nebraska University System. Our Interns work a hybrid schedule and spend some days working on-site at our Omaha office located in Aksarben Village.  Therefore, you will need to live within commuting distance from June 3, 2024 – August 2, 2024. 

The actuarial intern will be introduced to fundamental health insurance and actuarial concepts by assisting actuarial staff with projects such as trend analysis, health insurance pricing, financial and block management. 

What you will do: 

  • Macro Programming and Database Querying Skills – interns will learn or enhance their skills at SQL, VBA, RStudio, Excel and other Microsoft Office applications 
  • Data Visualization and Presentation Skills – interns will gather data through methods described above and compile into a meaningful format for use by decision-making staff and management 
  • Interdepartmental decision-making processes – interns will be exposed to decision-making processes between the actuarial department and other areas of the company such as product development, legal, underwriting, and accounting/finance 
  • Industry Knowledge – interns will learn about health insurance pricing, regulation, benefits, etc. 

 To be considered for this position you must have: 

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Statistics 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • The ability to meet or exceed the attendance and timeliness requirements of their departments 
  • The ability to work well in a team environment, and be capable of building and maintaining positive relationships with other staff, departments, and customers 

 The Strongest candidate will also possess: 

  • At least one completed exam from the Society of Actuaries 

Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting  

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.  

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans 


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