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Ready to change the world of healthcare and make a real difference in the community? This is where it begins. Our internships, programs, and full–time roles are great opportunities to build skills and put your insights to work in a growing, innovative company. So if you're ready to challenge yourself and make a real impact, we’re here to help you move forward.

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We have a wide range of internships and entry-level positions — each one building on your education and providing a deep dive into your area of interest.

Marketing Coordinator

  • Requires: Bachelor’s, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Internship, proofing experience, multitasker
  • Position Responsibilities: Exposure to many projects, coordinate events and event materials, proof all content (copy, website, social media, brochures, advertising, etc.), coordinate approval processes
  • Career Paths: Marketing Specialist, Senior Marketing Specialist

Perks of these roles

  • This position assists the Marketing team with making our company’s purpose come to life for our members, stakeholders, and employees, and features significant opportunities for growth and exposure to different areas, all within an atmosphere that promotes learning and development.

Media Monitoring Coordinator

  • Requires: 0-2 years of experience
  • Helpful background: Public Relations and Social Media experience
  • Position Responsibilities: Monitoring business reputation on the internet and company’s reputation and competitive research; communicate this intelligence to senior leadership
  • Career Path: Public Relations Specialist, Public Relations Manager
  • Perks of Role: 360 view of the company and everything going on across all brands; ability to interact with other departments, experience working with executives early on

Media and PR Specialist

  • Requires: 0-2 years of Experience
  • Helpful background: Major in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations experience; strong writer, communicator, ability to multi-task and public speaking
  • Position Responsibilities: Support the day to day media and PR activities throughout the company, including draft/editing press releases and media statements, coordinating media interviews, monitoring social media and media coverage and making recommendations on appropriate responses
  • Career Path: Social Media Administrator, Manager/Director of Social Media; Media PR Specialist, Media Manager/Director
  • Perks of the role: Exposure to executive leadership on a regular basis, view of the entire company, every day has its own challenges and is unique

Perks of these roles

  • These positions will allow candidates to face unique challenges while also providing immediate exposure to executive leadership and getting a view of Centene’s entire company.

Auditor I

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Communication skills – new topics with new people, self-motivated and self-paced, analytical skills, team player, open to complex projects
  • Position Responsibilities: Internal meetings with the team, inquiry meetings with managements and auditees, participate in operational audits or financial statement control audits
  • Career Paths: Auditor II, Senior Auditor, Operations, Corporate Quality

Compliance Analyst

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Position Responsibilities: Maintain relationships with compliance at various health plans, may focus on a few health plans assigned to them, develop relationships, tracking/updating risks, communicating to make sure compliance has all the open risks, and creating action plans to fix those

Perks of these roles

  • This position can be a springboard to many areas in the company, and will provide exposure to various operational process areas, product lines, and Centene health plans, while also offering opportunities for travel.

Financial Analyst I

  • Requires: Bachelor’s, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Accounting or Finance degree; previous internship experience, applying theory into practice
  • Position Responsibilities: Financial forecasting, processing invoices and reconciling the amounts daily as well as monthly. Reporting what needs to go out to operations areas so they can understand things from financial perspective
  • Career Paths: Financial Analyst I is entry level and can move to FA II in a year or two; lots of room to move around the organization, I-IV, manager/assistant plan controller

Perks of these roles

  • This position offers candidates room for career growth and exposure to many areas of the Centene company.

Actuary Analyst

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience, 1 exam passed
  • Helpful background/attributes: Excel experience
  • Position Responsibilities: Extracting and summarizing healthcare data using SQL and Excel, providing actionable results to various audiences, and suggesting next steps
  • Career Paths: Actuary Analyst, Senior Actuary Analyst, Actuarial Associate, Senior Actuarial Associate, Actuary

Perks of these roles

  • Candidates for this position will be exposed to many facets of Centene’s company, and will have significant opportunities for growth, learning and development.

Application Software Developer I

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Experience with Java, SQL, understanding of software development lifecycle, knowledge of Agile, exposure to databases
  • Position Responsibilities: Front End/Back End work, lots of work done alongside developers, day to day product support, end to end delivery of software services; software design, development, testing, deployment and support; lots of learning across a number of areas
  • Career Paths: Application Software Developer II-III/Web Development

Data Analyst I

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Experience working with data analytics, statistics or data science; good foundation of IT understanding and technical work; strong communication skills
  • Position Responsibilities: Information discovery, data gathering/wrangling, results analysis, dashboard/report creation; interviewing and information gathering, along with multichannel presentation and information dissemination

Perks of these roles

  • These positions offer a wide variety of training options to facilitate personal growth, while also having a direct impact on the lives of individuals in need.

Junior Human Resources Representative

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Experience in HR is helpful but not required, ability to communicate effectively over the phone, ability to learn and understand a wide variety of areas in the company
  • Position Responsibilities: Field many types of questions and produce answers or route the question to the correct source; learn about many different fields within Centene
  • Career Paths: Senior HR Representative, Absence Management Coordinator, Human Resources Business Partner

Junior Data Management Specialist

  • Requires: Bachelor’s degree, 0-2 years’ experience
  • Helpful background/attributes: Experience working with data sets and analytics, ability to interpret data, and governance of policies
  • Position Responsibilities: Analyze information that has been provided to HR and identify trends that will help shape company policy
  • Career Paths: Senior Data Management Specialist, Human Resources Business Partner

Perks of these roles

  • Work for a company that is growing at a tremendous rate, while learning about Centene’s expansive enterprise and having an impact on many different parts of our business.

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Undergraduate Internships

This is much more than busywork and running errands. You’ll spend the summer building your skills on real–world projects with significant impact – from IT to finance to actuarial opportunities and more. 

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Graduate Internships

If you’re working on your MBA, MPH, or MHA degree, this is the chance to develop skills in all areas of business. You’ll have a wide range of paths to choose from, including business development, communications, compliance, and more.

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There’s no better place to put your degree to work and make a difference. Whether it’s a career in IT, HR, marketing or a broader business role, you’ll have the support to develop and grow in your field.

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Fast–track your path to leadership with our two–year accelerated development program. You can choose from three tracks – clinical, IT, and general leadership– rotating through high–impact assignments and gaining skills and critical leadership capabilities.

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A Centene internship means developing professional skills, participating in networking opportunities, and adding value to a mission-driven company. If you’re inquisitive, agile, and ready to make a difference, we can help launch your career. From IT to HR, from Communications to Data Analytics, we can help you find the type of work you’re best suited for. Hear what our recent class of interns have to say about their summer at Centene.

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