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Whether you’re looking for an internship or wrapping up your Ph.D., Centene can help you build your skills and your career. We can also give you the chance to change the world of healthcare and make a real difference in the community. As we continue to grow and enter new markets, we’re looking for students who want to touch lives and build a legacy.

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Centene Internship Experience

Undergraduate Program

As a summer intern with Centene, you’ll be challenged and develop meaningful skills by being engaged on real-time business initiatives, working alongside people as passionate as you are about transforming the health of the community, one person at a time. You must be an undergraduate student with one year of general work experience and Microsoft™ Office proficiency. You’ll also need energy, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. We offer internships in these areas and more:

  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Internal Audit
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Actuary

From the inside

Centene interns talk about their experiences, what they learned and how much they accomplished.

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“Running meetings and calls with Directors and Vice Presidents on a daily basis has really helped improve my communication skills. This internship has opened several doors, which will undoubtedly benefit my career.” - Alex Vandeloo,
Intern in Claims Operations

MBA Intern Program

This is a great opportunity if you’re working toward a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Health (MPH), or Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree.

MBA Intern Program

This is a great opportunity if you’re working toward a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Health (MPH), or Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree.

While working with various areas throughout the company, you’ll develop skills in all areas of business. You’ll need at least 1 year of general work experience, 3–5 years preferred, and a working knowledge of measuring program outcomes, including statistical analysis. We offer MBA internships in these areas and more:

  • Business Development
  • Business Implementation
  • Communications
  • Compliance
  • Contracting
  • Corporate Development (M&A)
  • Health Plan Operations
  • Innovation & New Product Development
  • Internal Audit
  • Marketing
  • Medical Affairs & Management
  • Provider Operation

Executive Immersion Leadership Program (For MBA’s)

Executive Immersion is a 3-year accelerated development program designed to fast-track future leaders with the ambition and passion for serving more members with high-quality, low cost care and shaping the future of the health care industry.

Executive Immersion Leadership Program (For MBA’s)

Executive Immersion is a 3-year accelerated development program designed to fast-track future leaders with the ambition and passion for serving more members with high-quality, low cost care and shaping the future of the health care industry.

Offering three tracks – clinical, IT and general leadership – participants will develop a strong foundational understanding of the managed health care industry and amass skills and critical leadership capabilities. Through carefully selected assignment rotations, participants can expect to work directly with senior leaders on high-impact and transformational business initiatives. Accepting applications year-round.

If you’re ready for more than a job, you’re ready for Centene. We’ll help you build a career around caring for others, ambitiously developing your own skills, and bringing innovative thinking to every project.

Continued Learning
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Centene University

At Centene, we take the lead in challenging ourselves and the world around us to be better. And the continuous growth of our people is a top business priority. Centene University provides multiple avenues for employees to explore learning opportunities to develop and grow themselves and their careers with Centene. Learning is offered through multiple mediums, including on-the-job development, online learning, and experiential learning programs.

APEX

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APEX

At Centene, we believe every individual is a leader and is empowered to lead from wherever we are, whether you directly or indirectly serve our member. To continuously strengthen our leadership capabilities, Centene University is proud to deliver APEX, our business-led leadership development program. APEX is an annual program for all employees, aligned to key business objectives, and is designed to deliver interactive experiences that enable all employees to learn new concepts to make an immediate impact.

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