National Community Health sets KP-s strategy to improve health and conditions for health for the 65 million people living in the communities that we serve around the country. Our strategy is three-fold, seeking to ensure health access both through programs at KP and partnerships with safety net providers; to improve conditions for health and equity; and to advance the future of community health through technology and social innovations.

Intern Project Overview: Our approach to improve conditions for health and equity includes a particular focus on creating economic opportunity in our communities through workforce development and job creation, small business growth, and community investment. In particular, we are working to deepen our efforts to maximize the positive community impacts from our business activities like hiring, purchasing, building facilities, and investing. The intern will support this strategic effort, working in partnership with a cross-functional taskforce representing core business departments. This Project offers an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to Kaiser Permanente business operations, from the lens of community impact and population health.

Desired Skill Set: Strong project management skills. Good writing / PowerPoint skills. Experience working with community organizations, business, and/or government. Community health / economic development / affordable housing professional experience or academic training.

Preferred Major(s): Ideally we would like a graduate student enrolled in an MBA or MPH program, or a dual MBA/MHA program.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributing to a designated project or initiative to meet a KP business objective.
  • Report development and analytics.
  • Project management—planning, execution, and measurement.
  • Learning new applications needed to complete assignments or support the execution of business objectives.
  • Job shadowing in other functional areas.
  • Performing additional duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • N/A.

Education

  • Pursuing a graduate degree or have completed a graduate program from an accredited university within the last year.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • Aptitude to perform data and process analytics and formulating solutions.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.0 GPA or above
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and experience producing high quality work in short periods of time.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

To Apply

Please visit the Kaiser Permanente careers website.


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