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Data Intern: Start Summer 2024

Apply now Job no: 495827
Recruiter: Allison Plummer
Hiring Manager: Jill Pease
Salary Grade: I-4
Work type: Intern
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Categories: Internship, Information Technology, Analytics, Project Management

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 on-site at our Omaha office located in Aksarben Village 3 three days per week and will have the option to work remotely the remaining two days.  Therefore, you will need to live within commuting distance from June 3, 2024 – August 2, 2024. 

What You'll Do:

Duties based on area of assignment.

  • Data Science: Our advanced analytics team (Data Solutions) is looking for students who have a passion for Data Science to get hands-on experience in advanced data analytics using cloud technology in a fun and rewarding environment. If you are passionate about exploring data, building visualizations to provide insights to business leaders and collaborating with teams, we want to talk to you!
  •  Data Analytics: The Data Analytics intern will serve on a highly collaborative Business Analytics team delivering health data analytics and informatics for groups, providers, members and internal leadership. This position will use data to solve puzzles and tell a consistent data story using technologies such as Power BI, R, Excel and SQL.
  •  Data Governance: Data governance is a control that ensures that the data entry by an operations team member or by an automated process meets precise standards, such as a business rule, a data definition and data integrity constraints in the data model.  You will have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge about Data Governance, Data Quality, Metadata Management and other areas of Data Management, the asset management industry, and to cooperate closely with all business lines. 

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Be enrolled full-time in college in pursuant of a degree (preferably in Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration)
  • Desire for growth and advancement in the area of Data Analytics and Governance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to learn
  • A positive attitude and desire to have fun at work
  • 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 most qualified candidates will also possess some or all of the following:

  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Power BI, R, and/or SQL

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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