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Public Policy Institute Internship


  • DC, Washington
  • GA, Atlanta
  • MA, Boston
  • IN, Indianapolis
  • NY, New York



A Public Policy Institute Intern will be responsible for assisting in conducting research and data analysis relevant to health policy topics.

How you will make an impact:

  • Public policy and issues tracking and research including current events related to healthcare policy.

  • Monitoring relevant new literature, studies, and data assets, keeping team apprised of new analyses, and summarizing key findings for internal use

  • Conducting internet research and straightforward literature review on health policy topics, with oversight from other PPI staff

  • Supporting work of PPI staff by assisting with data analysis and/or creating charts, graphics, maps, and other visual data representations

  • Monitoring and attending public meetings and other policy-relevant events, and circulating meeting notes within Public Affairs

  • Ad hoc special projects as needed such as assisting with writing white papers/issues briefs, drafting social media posts and other communications (e.g., newsletters) to share PPI reports, and meeting agendas and project planning.  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Rising Juniors and Seniors pursuing a bachelor’s in political science, public policy, public health, healthcare administration, economics, statistics, or a degree in the liberal arts at an accredited college or university during internship

  • Ability to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the Summer 2023 internship

  • Candidate must be able to work independently as well as on a team, skilled at developing creative solutions and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to read and summarize legislation, regulations, policy and healthcare research are a must.

  • Candidates with a particular interest in data analysis or statistics may have opportunities to support data-driven research projects. 

  • Students must be authorized to work in the U.S. without future visa sponsorship requirements

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and a quick learner

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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