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Milliman Clinical Healthcare Consulting Intern in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description

Business Overview

Milliman is among the world's largest independent consulting and actuarial firms. Our clients represent nearly every segment of stakeholders in the global healthcare system. We consult to many of the top 20 pharmaceutical manufacturers, including 8 of the 10 largest companies. The Milliman Indianapolis Health Practice serves a broad array of clients, including leaders in the biopharma industry, state Medicaid programs, and other stakeholders in the US healthcare sector. We have created a paid internship for a qualified student after the second professional year (P2) year of pursing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.)

Job Description

The Healthcare Consulting Intern will be responsible for supporting his/her assigned supervisor(s) in completing internal and external projects. Based on the intern's interests, background, experience, and strengths, appropriate project(s) will be identified that meet the expectations and goals of the intern, while providing a tangible contribution to the Milliman Indianapolis Health Practice. This position is designed to foster individual growth and capability by leveraging current knowledge and ability to complete novel assignments. The intern will further develop clinical, technical, and professional skill sets during this experience. Projects will provide the intern with the opportunity to work directly with seasoned healthcare consultants on projects involving pharmaceutical market research, strategy, and data analytics. The intern will gain experience with synthesizing qualitative and quantitative information from primary source information, including clinical research, market research, and administrative claims data, then developing a method of relaying that information in a clear, concise, and understandable manner to the client.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently manage assigned project tasks and timelines to fulfill project requirements and meet client expectations

  • Engage project team members to leverage current knowledge to drive continuous quality improvement of products and services

  • Meet with the assigned supervisor(s) and team members to gain clear understanding of the projects, goals and expected outcomes

  • Provide timely and appropriate feedback to supervisor(s) regarding internal project challenges and perceived external barriers

  • Additional responsibilities to be determined based on final candidate's experience and interests

  • Carry out other duties, tasks and projects as assigned while working collaboratively with other team members

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Sound clinical background and understanding of basic therapeutics and pharmacology

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and desire to work in a pragmatic, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills and attention to detail

  • Natural curiosity and learning agility when faced with an unfamiliar subject

  • Proficiency in effectively managing time to ensure successful completion of assigned tasks by deadlines when involved with multiple projects

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited college or university and have achieved status as a third professional year student by beginning of internship

Additional Information

It is expected that this internship will be a full-time position, with hours consistent with office hours.

Application Materials: Please attach your resume, unofficial transcript(s), and a cover letter for consideration.

Preferences

Combined business or public health major or minor in addition to the PharmD degree program.

Sponsorship/Location

Applicants must be presently authorized to work in the United States. Indianapolis Health Practice will not sponsor applicants for this position for the following work visas/statuses: F-1 STEM OPT, H-1B, J-1, TN, O-1, L-1, or E-1/2.

This position will be based out of the Milliman office in Indianapolis. Applicants must be willing to work onsite in the Milliman office.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Motivations

Preferred

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Experience

Required

  • Sound clinical background and understanding of basic therapuetics and pharmacology

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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