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Digital Strategy - IT Undergraduate Internship

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 774496 Date posted: 02/22/2019
Description: Department Profile:
Digital Corporate Services & Solutions (DCSS) develops and delivers technologies that enhance the member experience, empower our workforce, and strengthen the enterprise. Working closely with national, regional, and IT colleagues, DCSS provides technology services and solutions for many of KP-s internal and member-facing digital, mobile, and social capabilities, including kp.org and My HR. Together, the DCSS team provides industry-leading technologies and solutions that help Kaiser Permanente shape the future of health care.

Internship Project:
- Write user stories based on patient, clinician, and workforce needs that will directly inform the technology build
- Research and create executive-level presentations on recent market trends and competitive actions in the digital health space
- Analyze KP landscape: work with 5-10 KP leaders to lay out current landscape of different technology areas within KP, e.g., bots, AI, IoT, etc.
- Lead project workstreams: help with one or more of the workstreams of incubation, pilot or production projects, ranging from user research to legal/security/IRB reviews to technical product ownership

Desired Skill Set:
- Intermediate to advanced PowerPoint presentation skills
- Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (experience with macros and formulas a major plus)
- Intermediate to advanced Skype/WebEx facilitation meeting skills

Desired Majors:
- Computer Science
- Business
- Economics
- Healthcare Management

Lay the groundwork for a dynamic future with an industry leader. At Kaiser Permanente, you'll forge lasting relationships with colleagues across the organization while enjoying the opportunity to grow your experience and hone your expertise on assignments that have real impact. Our interns have worked on everything from analyzing financial software and developing new marketing strategies, to designing mobile apps and helping clinicians improve care delivery. We want you to get the most out of your time here and will give you projects that challenge you to think freely, question thoroughly, and explore deeply. 

Essential Functions:
- Contributing to a designated project or initiative to meet a KP business objective.
- Report development and analytics.
- Project management - planning, execution, and measurement.
- Learning new applications needed to complete assignments or support the execution of business objectives.
- Job shadowing in other functional areas.
- Performing additional duties as required.



Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- N/A
Education
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Pursuing a bachelor's degree or have graduated with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university within the last year.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A
 
Additional Requirements:
- Aptitude to perform data and process analytics and formulating solutions
- Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills
- Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- 3.0 GPA or above
- Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
- Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to learn quickly and experience producing high quality work in short periods of time.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,2101 Webster 2101 Webster St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Information Technology Department: Digital Strategy Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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