The Kaiser Permanente Strategy & Communication Summer Internship at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) (headquartered in Rockville, MD) is designed to provide graduate students with an interest in health care systems, consulting, project management, and strategic planning the opportunity to spend their summer working on challenging projects in a professional environment.
Interns will support a team of Executive Consultants and engage directly with the physician executives they support. In the past, interns have worked on a variety of high-profile projects including redesigning clinical care pathways, adjusting medical group policies to adapt to changing legislation, spearheading physician engagement programs, and managing large-scale community engagement initiatives.
The internship is designed to provide a wide array of experiences that traverse the areas of consulting, analytics, project management, strategy, communications, and executive leadership. Ideal interns are self-starters, energized by a fast-paced work environment, exercise exceptional judgment, enjoy working on teams, have excellent attention to detail and are interested in improving health care delivery. Current graduate level students in MBA, MHA, MPH, or similar programs are encouraged to apply.
Interns receive a competitive stipend for participation in the program. Internship duration is flexible; with a typical duration of 12 weeks between May and August. The internship is located at the Rockville, MD regional office, with the potential for offsite work at clinics in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and application to the online portal below by February 1, 2020. Interns are accepted on a rolling basis, so please apply now. Questions? Email Kristen Konopka at Kristen.N.Konopka@kp.org.
About Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States region, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, provides and coordinates complete health care services for more than 750,000 members through 33 medical centers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1980, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is a total health organization comprising Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., an independent medical group that features more than 1,500 physicians.
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States (KPMAS) was awarded a 5 out of 5 rating for both its Commercial and Medicaid health plan for Maryland from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). In 2019, out of more than 1,000 plans rated across the country, KPMAS stands alone as the only health plan in the nation to receive 5 out of 5 for its Commercial insurance plan for the past two years from NCQA, while our Medicaid plan in Maryland has been among the top-rated plans for several years running. KPMAS also continues to have the highest-rated Medicare plans in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., with a 4.5 out of 5.0 rating. The ratings were published by NCQA in the Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-2020 report. For more information about Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, visit kp.org or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/KPMidAtlantic, or Facebook,www.facebook.com/kpthrive.
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. We currently serve approximately 10 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia.
Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management.