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Clinical Strategy & Partnerships Consulting Intern - Summer 2024


  • NC, CARY



The Clinical Strategy & Partnerships Consulting Interns is responsible for collaborating cross-functionally to identify, develop and propose planning and strategy to improve results based on continuous needs assessment.

How you will make an impact:

  • Partner with executive leadership to define our clinical domain strategy and success criteria for the future

  • Translate strategy into defined tactics, programs/projects, priorities and timelines and ensure alignment and attainment of both the regions and the enterprises strategic plans to turn strategy into reality

  • Create and present extremely high quality presentations to executive levels

  • Oversee definition development and implementation of metrics to report and monitor progress against goals and ensure plan of record supports strategy milestone deliverables

  • Monitor, measure, and communicate delivery against business strategic plan and the quality of outcomes

  • Research relevant trends and activities in their area of expertise and work with business leadership to further define business strategy and sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace

  • Develop, monitor, and track metrics to track budget and spending

  • Collaborate with senior team and staff to develop tactical plans and communication strategies

  • Often act as decision maker on projects or provide guidance to senior team on complex issues

  • Serve as a representative on enterprise and inter-regional initiatives

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other leaders in the organization on strategic thinking and on projects that deliver high return and high strategic value

  • Champion breakthrough projects to transform our current business environment into industry leading best practice organization

  • Manage vendor interaction and management, including vendor selection, contract and rate negotiation, issue resolution, developing and reviewing statements of work, representation on vendor business and Executive committees, speaking engagements, etc.

  • Often serve as the subject matter expert in projects and initiatives

  • Often take responsibility for approval of all projects sponsored by their Executive Sponsor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a BS/BA degree in a related field and 3-5 years in related work experience or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • Actively pursuing a master’s degree at an accredited college or university in business, public health, health administration, or a related field

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

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experience:

  • Prior strategic planning, management consulting, project/program management, and vendor management experience strongly preferred.

  • Prior managed care organization or health plan experience or interest preferred.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $52.89 - $66.12.

Locations:  California; New York

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

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.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

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 elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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