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Employer Spotlight: Anthem

Aunnamednthem is a large and innovative company based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Its focus is on healthcare—mainly health insurance. However, they are present in many other fields of the healthcare profession. Melissa Serban told us more about what Anthem has to offer for potential new hires. They will be at the Career Expo on Thursday, September 24th. Mark your calendars!

Besides the information already presented, what could you tell me about Anthem?

At Anthem, Inc., we believe health care is local. That’s why we have a strong presence in the 14 states where we have affiliated commercial health plans and the 19 states where we support Medicaid health plans – we want to understand our consumers’ needs and support the communities we serve. We are committed to ensuring consumers have expanded access to high-quality, affordable health benefits. Going beyond the expected, we recognize and are dedicated to helping people more effectively decide how to choose and consume health care. That’s why we deliver a number of leading health benefit solutions including a broad portfolio of integrated health care plans, a wide range of specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services and long term care insurance. We strive for caring interaction with our customers and empower our associates to make meaningful decisions that support our consumers – encouraging them to be innovative problem solvers. 

What’s the best part of about working at Anthem?  

There are medical advancements every day and our health care system must evolve to accommodate those advancements. Anthem associates are tackling complex areas of health care, collaborating with industry experts and creating information-sharing opportunities. We are helping reinvent the way providers, payers, academic institutes and others work together to improve our health care system. 

Our associates are playing a leading role in the transformation of health care by creating innovative solutions that better educate consumers about their health care and developing the tools providers need to better coordinate care for consumers. At Anthem, we have professional opportunities throughout the company with room to grow and develop a successful career in the health care industry. We also offer a robust benefits package that goes beyond salary  – one that encourages work/life balance and promotes healthy lifestyles. Anthem also embraces volunteerism and inspires associates to give back to the communities we serve.


How would you describe the culture of Anthem? 

In the changing landscape of health care, one thing remains a constant – the importance of keeping our customers first – that is the main goal of our company culture.  At Anthem, we want to make sure that our associates remember this in their day-to-day dealings with our affiliated health plan members, providers, and business partners. Our associates are asked to live our company values – Accountable, Caring, Easy-to-do Business With, Innovative and Trustworthy – driving our everyday actions with all of our customers and business partners and creating our company culture. We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve – our associates are from diverse cultures, backgrounds, education levels, experiences and industries. 
Could you tell us a bit more about the positions you are currently looking to fill?  

We have internal consulting internship opportunities for undergraduates who are juniors or seniors and for first year graduate students. Through Anthem internship opportunities, you will have the opportunity to lead and assist in various internal consulting roles.  Our interns are paired with team “buddies” who help navigate the exciting landscape at Anthem, a Fortune 50 company.  Our internship opportunities are available in various areas of the company, from operations to health care management to provider solutions to consumer centricity and marketing.  

Anthem is always looking for top talent with well-rounded educational backgrounds and experiences including strong interpersonal skills. We are looking for people that live our values of Accountable, Caring, Easy-to-do Business With, Innovative and Trustworthy.  Our interns have exposure to all levels of management often working on cross-departmental projects and creating and implementing strategies that help the enterprise reach its goal of ensuring our consumers have access to quality, affordable health care.  Our graduate interns will also facilitate Leadership Panel Q&As with members of our Senior and Executive Leadership Teams.  Similarly, our undergraduate interns will participate in the Leadership Q&As and work in project work-streams. 

These positions are designed to groom talented candidates who wish to become high performing members of the Business Improvement Group (BIG) team at Anthem.  Offers for full time employment are evaluated at the completion of the internship, based on performance throughout the summer and feedback from the team and business partners.  

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