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Anthem Lex Frieden Internship -- Seeking Interns!

February 20, 2020

Your Talent. Our Vision.
As one of the nation's leading health benefits companies, Anthem seeks to attract the best talent to help us achieve our mission to improve lives and communities with innovative solutions to simplify the healthcare experience. Diversity matters at Anthem—we foster a culture of inclusion where different backgrounds, perspectives, talents and life experiences come together to create innovative products and services for the people we serve.

The Lex Frieden Internship is an opportunity for Anthem to further develop a pipeline of talent that is inclusive of individuals with disabilities. Named for disability advocate and pioneer Lex Frieden, one of the architects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Internship offers a 10 week paid experience that includes a connection with a designated mentor, and a developmental series on office culture, soft skills, disability rights, and accommodations. A wide array of work experience opportunities are available for applicants currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate level programs. The experience offers opportunities for the next generation of Anthem Associates to gain valuable work experiences, and for Anthem to continue to advance our inclusion and diversity goals.

We are seeking diverse & qualified interns to join our teams.
Our 2020 summer interns will be an integral part of our team in a variety of roles. Interns should be prepared for a fast-paced, team environment in an internship providing a robust developmental experience and exposure to various areas of healthcare including: policy, advocacy, sales, administrative and management support, communications, outreach and marketing. As part of this paid internship experience, interns are responsible for supporting their respective teams and contributing towards Anthem’s broader goals. Students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Possible roles may include: Data Use Governance – Support Anthem’s team that focuses on the regulation of data usage and analytical consultation across the company.

Disability Policy Engagement 
Support Anthem’s team in ensuring people with disabilities and older adults are included in healthcare and essential life discussions that affect independence and access to care and services. Includes research, policy, participation and coordination of community events and conferences, and engagement with disability stakeholders.

Possible roles may include


  • Enrollment & Billing – Support teams with managing documentation of inventory, supply chain management and data governance. Responsibilities include receiving In-bound calls, providing excellent customer service, and creating records in our sales database.

  • Diversified Business Group – Support Anthem’s team that focuses on building partnerships within and outside of Anthem with the management of data and client reporting essential to our mission of strategic engagement.

  • Health Plan – Join one of Anthem’s leading health plans in their mission through areas such as Marketing and Communications.

  • Customer Care — Engage directly with members to maintain positive customer relations and ensures customer requests and questions are handled appropriately and in a timely manner. This job is for participants of an approved internship program for undergraduate college students. Specific work assignments will vary by department. C29 Assignments must meet the definition of meaningful work. Must be part of an approved academic course of study, and that course of study must be applicable to the company's operations or the support of those operations. Skills and ability requirements vary based on assignment. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran



The Internship Program Sponsors are tireless champions of diversity and disability inclusion, both internally and externally in the communities we serve This program is facilitated by a cross functional team led by Inclusion & Diversity Disability Policy Engagement with the support of Talent Acquisition.

We are excited to engage students who are currently enrolled in, or completing undergraduate & graduate degrees for a PAID internship opportunity with flexible hours in more than 14 different states.

To apply, please visit: https://careers.antheminc.com/student-programs/jobs/lex-frieden-internship-49395
For questions about specific positions and how to apply, reach out to Yvette.Booker@anthem.com

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