Cambia Health Solutions

  • Innovation Force Business Design and Marketing Internship

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Requisition ID
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    Innovation Force Business Design and Marketing Internship

    Portland, OR

    This full-time one-year internship is scheduled to begin in September 2019

    We are seeking to identify candidates for future full-time roles based on this position.

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    The Innovation Force Business Design and Marketing Intern will be a member of Cambia’s Innovation Force, a small focused team that analyzes and creates elegant solutions to complex problems in the healthcare industry. The position will assist in analyzing business models and designing solutions that enhance consumer experience, requiring frequent interaction and effective communication within a diverse multi-disciplinary team.

    Innovation Force Marketing Intern will assist in performing the following duties:

    • Collaborate with IF team members in analyzing business models and designing solutions that enhance consumer experience
    • Support the investigation of new concepts with customer and market research
    • Test and validate premises through consumer testing and market research
    • Create market leading offerings
    • Assist in developing new growth options within existing brands
    • Design compelling value propositions for customers and consumers using design thinking as basis and prototype development as output


    Combine your academic experience with the following skills and abilities:

    • Currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in Business, Marketing or a related field (candidates who have completed their degree in the last eight months are also encouraged to apply)
    • Minimum of 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills including ability to speak with all levels of the organization
    • Excellent analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Creative individual who is comfortable working on self-directed projects
    • Interest in or prior experience with intrapreneurship and innovation preferred
    • Highly Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
    • Prior experience with business model design, analysis, and implementation required
    • Prior experience with information technology including planning and prioritization preferred
    • Prior exposure to operational experience taking offerings to market a plus
    • Experience combining business acumen across some of the following areas: Marketing (Product or Brand), Product Development, Organizational Behavior, Operations, Design and the aspects of incorporating design into business opportunities analysis
    • Knowledge of the healthcare industry with particular emphasis on all aspects of health insurance including sales and marketing, operations (customer service, enrollment, billing and claims processing) and medical management a plus
    • Knowledge of eBusiness dynamics including leading edge technologies, eBusiness business models
    • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, ambiguous and dynamic environment and comfortable with nonhierarchical organizations
    • The ability to work well with other designers and stakeholders


    This position is being posted as a pay level 10, 14 and 16. 

    About Us

    At Cambia, we advocate for transforming the health care system. You aren’t satisfied with the status quo and neither are we. We're looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are about transforming the way people experience health care. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.


    Cambia’s portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access; and free-standing health and wellness solutions.


    We have over a century of experience in developing and providing health solutions to serve our members. We had our beginnings in the logging communities of the Pacific Northwest as innovators in helping workers afford health care. That pioneering spirit has kept us at the forefront as we build new avenues to improve access to and quality of health care for the future.


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