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Strategic Projects Master's Intern at Kaiser Permanente

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Employer: Kaiser Permanente

Expires: 04/11/2020

2020 Summer InternThis intern position will report to the Chief of Staff to the KP Washington Regional President. Primary responsibilities will include supporting the Chief of Staff in special strategic projects, including conducting research, performing analysis, and preparing reports and other materials.Desired Skills:-Strong written and oral communication-Experience conducting business and strategic analysis -Passionate about learning and problem solving-Familiarity with organizational finance and organizational structure-Background in pharmacy and network management helpful, but not required-Pursuing a master’s degree in business, public health, health care administration or relatedOver the course of a structured internship program, may perform research duties and contribute to a small project or elements of a larger project. Meet quality standards and produce deliverables for management-related projects that are directly relevant to the work of the organization. May be responsible for coordinating activities of a project team, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of a project. Communicate with Senior Management or Functional Area Manager regarding results of assigned tasks.Essential Responsibilities:Participate in and/or specifically manage elements of an assigned smaller project in support of organizational goals. This work may include project planning, developing goals & objectives, research, creating a work plan & decision criteria, project management, team facilitation and financial & market feasibility analysis.Through study and research on internship field, may identify & provide input on process changes and improvements to enhance performance across projects.Ensures all project requirements and/or objectives are properly documented.May develop reports & recommendations and communicates plans via written & oral presentations to project sponsors and stakeholder groups.May function as interface/liaison across organizational structures to facilitate coordinated strategies.Basic Qualifications:ExperienceN/AEducationCurrently enrolled or has completed a master’s or graduate level program in health, business administration, or law (juris doctorate).High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, RegistrationN/AAdditional Requirements:Communication, project management, organizational and analytical skills.Computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office software.Ability to take initiative in creating comprehensive leadership development plan.Ability to handle high stress, multiple tasks, complex issues, conflicting demands and confidential information.Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity with the health care or health insurance industry.