Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N University Relations - Project Management Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

University Relations – Project Management Intern

*This 10-week internship will be located in Chicago, IL.

What will you do?

The HCSC EPMO Intern program is a highly customized internship which integrates you directly into HCSC’s everyday life and will give you an idea of what it is like to be a full-time employee. This position is responsible for assisting project managers or program teams to ensure project deliverables and other work is produced timely and in accordance with established protocols and procedures. You will be working in a matrix project environment. We expect you to be an actively engaged member among a highly integrated project team.

What Are Your Responsibilities?

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Coordinating project team meetings.· Assisting in ongoing maintenance of the project schedule and development of weekly status reports. · Developing and maintaining relationships with project team members to obtain project objectives. · Updating project documentation.

What Do You Need To Be Successful?

· Possess an analytical mindset and excellent problem solving skills.· Exercise and embrace innovation, creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.· Express enthusiasm to enhance your own development, both professionally and personally.· Have an entrepreneurial approach and initiative to handling business problems.· Be a team member with strong interpersonal skills.· Crave continuous learning and participate in knowledge exchange with peers.

A preferred background in one or more of the following:

Understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Project Management Methodologies (i.e. Project Management Institute – PMBOK). Experience in planning and scheduling / coordinating meetings and / or event. Experience writing and distributing meeting agendas and documenting meeting outcomes. Previous internship experience preferred. Must be comfortable working in a virtual atmosphere. Communication skills.

What Are the Requirements You Must Meet?

· Graduation date between December 2018 – June 2019. · A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.· Availability to work 10 weeks during the summer.· Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States (at this time, we are not offering this program under OPT or CPT or sponsoring work visas for these roles).

What Does the Internship Program Entail?

· Formal Intern Orientation to build business and industry acumen.· Project Management training which includes execution of a mock project and end of year review.· Engage with project teams in the delivery of a challenging project.· Weekly networking opportunities among interns and company leaders.· Professional development workshops.· Business Resource Group involvement.· Volunteer activities.· City-specific outing.

Location: IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

Activation Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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