Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield User Experience Internship in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Summary

Why choose an internship with Wellmark? We strive to offer meaningful work that assists in your professional development and provides value to the team. You’ll gain valuable experience within the health insurance industry and put the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired in school to practice this summer during our 2019 Summer Internship Program. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders within the industry, network with fellow internship program participants, and gain practical, hands-on work experience.

If you’re eager to learn, collaborate with others, demonstrate your potential, develop customer-focused solutions, and grow into an exciting career, we hope you’ll consider an internship with us!

What’s the User Experience Design in our Technology Division?It’s the area that is accountable for designing digital interfaces that deliver business value while creating positive experiences for our end users (employees, agents, members, etc.). We are committed to delivering seamless, intuitive, omnichannel experiences including responsive websites and mobile apps. We consistently conduct and incorporate user experience research into our decision-making to ensure that our designs solve real user problems and reflect positively on the Wellmark brand.

What projects might I support? Although subject to change, examples of projects are included below:

  • Design of internal and external facing websites including wireframing and visual design

  • Prototyping solutions for web and mobile devices

  • Facilitation of usability testing and other user research

  • Documentation of usability outcomes and making design recommendations

  • Design consistency inventories

  • Definition and documentation of team processes and UX methodology

Ready to bring your strengths to Wellmark? Here’s what’s next! Review the qualifications below. If the position is a match with your passion and interests, submit your application today!

This internship will start in May of 2019.

Wellmark has been named one of the in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies!

Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

  • Current junior, senior or graduate student studying Human Computer Interactions, Industrial Design, Interactive Design, Computer Science, MIS, Journalism, Mass Communication, Web Communications, Graphic Design or related program

  • Any of the following courses: fundamentals of human computer interaction, interaction design, prototyping, human factors research, user interface design, web/mobile design, fundamentals of user experience

  • Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft office products

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Broad-based Web technology knowledge

  • Experience with design software (e.g. Sketch, Axure and InVision)

  • Professional experience in an office work environment

Job ID213217

CategoryInternships

Requires Non-Compete?No