Aetna Data Science Undergraduate Internship in New York, New York
Req ID: 53086BR
What it is
Aetna s internship experience is known as the Summer Associate Program and is a nationally recognized experience. It is a great way to gain confidence, sharpen your skills, and make a valuable impact on our company s mission to make a difference in people s lives. Our program has been recognized for 3 consecutive years as a result of VAULT s Top Internship Survey. Our Summer Associates gain valuable work experience and participate in:· A cross-functional project that provides solutions to real business issues at Aetna· Community service initiatives· A guided mentoring program· Networking events· Discussions with senior leadersAnd our Summer Associates have an increased likelihood to receive an offer for a future role with Aetna. The Data Analytics Internship serves as the pipeline for our full time Data Science Analyst role. Aetna s Analytics & Behavior Change team supports the entire organization by embedding deep analytic insights into key decision processes and focusing on our biggest, most complex problems. We use advanced analytics tools, modeling and machine learning to generate insights by leveraging data within a cutting-edge petabyte-scale Hadoop environment. We re focused on creating new opportunities that drive change in areas such as health care fraud detection and prevention, provider efficiency, and member experience and behavior changeWhat are the goalsOur goal is to make health care simpler, more affordable, and convenient. We are inspired to make a difference by connecting people to the information they need and helping our members feel the joy of achieving their best health in their own way. Our opportunities in both Data Science and Data Engineering are designed to enhance your personal and professional growth and build the skills that will lead you to success. Aetna Analytics has the feel of a fresh startup within a 165 year old company, and we re looking for people who like solving tough challenges and are motivated by a desire to drive change. What you will do· Use modeling, machine learning and programming skills to generate insights by leveraging large amounts of health care data from both internal and external sources· Demonstrate how analytical results are connected to a business problem or objective· Present and provide recommendations to internal teams and stakeholders· Work with business partners to support the design of programs/campaigns that will improve the quality of health care, lower costs, and help our members achieve their best healthWhat you need· Strong programming and data manipulation skills· Proficiency in most areas of mathematical and statistical analyses, machine learning, predictive modeling, and data visualization. · A strong ability to communicate technical concepts and insights to business partners· Excellent problem solving skills as well as critical thinking and conceptual thinking abilities· A passion to help transform health care You are eligible if you· Are currently pursuing a Bachelor s degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems, Computer Science or other relevant majors · Have a 3.3+ major GPA (preferred)· Have an anticipated graduation date between December 2019 – May 2020What we doAetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.Please note this position is not eligible for benefits.
Job Function: Special Situations