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Financial Planning Internship
Posted date [2012-Feb-01] (ID: 3748)
FINANCIAL PLANNING INTERNSHIP - SPRING 2012
Kaiser Permanente Colorado's External Medical Costs Unit in Financial Planning seeks a Junior, Senior or Graduate student in Economics, Statistics, Econometrics or Mathematics to work on various projects such as creating data repositories, querying data, and developing reports.
Assist in the creation of several specific reports in using Business Objects, SAS, SQL, Crystal Reports
Analyze reports and make recommendations to leadership
Supports data extraction and reasonability testing for the monthly operating forecast of professional, technical, other benefits & hospitalization expenses
Must be currently enrolled at a Kaiser Permanente affiliated and accredited Colorado college or university as a Junior, Senior or Graduate student majoring Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics or related field.
Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (B-average) on a 4.0 scale (transcripts required) and in good standing
Must citizen of the United States
Desirable to have 2003/2007 Microsoft Office Suite and Lotus Notes skills
Must have demonstrated proficiency with SAS, SQL, VB or other programming language to extract and manipulate data
Demonstrated experience in data extraction, manipulation, and/or data management, interpreting and communicating results/recommendations
Demonstrated experience analyzing economic data, applying statistical rigor, and determining trends
Ability to analyze and determine key influences or relevant health care data
Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills
Must possess excellent time management skills
Able to intern 20 hours per week with deadline-driven deliverables
Our interns gain knowledge of strategic health care practices, experience with analyzing health care policy, and exposure to a wide range of departments and processes. Kaiser Permanente works with schools/professors to provide a suitable work schedule that is appropriate for college credit and to structure assignments that meet academic requirements, as applicable.