Consulting Intern

Company Name:
Altarum Institute
Overview:
Altarum Institute, a nonprofit research institute working to become the nation's preeminent provider of objective health
systems
research and solutions, is seeking an ambitious and dedicated Summer Intern in our Alexandria, VA office. The Consulting Intern will report to a Senior Consultant, and will work with our Business Advisory
services
group in supporting projects with the Veterans Administration, Military Health System, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare, and commercial clients. Altarum's Internship Program offers paid internships, and provides interns with challenging work related to their major, encourages professional growth, and is recognized by the Institute as a valuable part of our commitment to developing a talented and diverse workforce.
Altarum Institute is a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946. Combining the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based health and healthcare solutions to its clients. Altarum's nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same.
Responsibilities:
This internship is designed to offer an exceptional student the opportunity to provide support for ongoing analysis programs and projects in the areas of health policy, health quality assessment, operations research, statistics, business analytics, strategic communications, mathematical programming, or programmatic evaluations.
Qualifications:
Currently pursuing a BA/BS or MA/MS in Public Health, Epidemiology, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related degree.
Ability to do web-related research; analyse data using Excel spreadsheets; read, process, and effecticely summarize large documents into digestable slices of information for Altarum staff.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational ability, and familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), as well as the ability to interact effectively with clients and team members.
An interest in exploring a career in healthcare consulting.
Must be able to receive a U.S. Security Clearance (sole U.S. citizenship required).
About Altarum:
Altarum's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. Altarum diverse staff brings real-world experience to support the delivery of high quality care to individuals, families, local communities, members of the military, and veterans. We also research and model the policy, process, technology, and cultural changes needed to enable a future health care system that values health and is sustainable.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
Job ID: SAB-BT-03-14
# Positions: 1
Location: US-VA-Alexandria
Years Experience: ..
Posted Date: 3/14/2014
Category: Analysis - Analysis
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