Post Date: 03/10/2020
Close Date: 04/19/2020
The salary listed above is based on a 40-hour work week. This part-time internship is scheduled to work approximately 30 hours a week, and the salary will be $14.75 per hour. The internship will run from June 15-August 14, 2020.
To protect and serve Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is a progressive business regulatory state agency dedicated to the mission of protecting and serving Oregon's consumers and workers while supporting a positive business climate. The department administers state laws and rules governing workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, financial institutions, insurance companies and building codes. The department has consumer protection and education programs, offices, and ombudsmen to help consumers, injured workers, and businesses.
LEAP (Learn-Experience-Accomplish-Progress) is the DCBS internship program that was
launched the summer of 2017. The program is designed to provide participants with an idea of
what a career with DCBS looks like, and the tools to successfully compete for future recruitments. Interns will work alongside existing staff on projects in addition to spending time in the classroom with their fellow interns. All interns will work on a final project presentation with the help of an assigned supervisor in one of our divisions.
This intern position is with the Health Insurance Marketplace. The division is charged with managing the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange program which provides a marketplace for Oregon’s qualified health plans to sell insurance to Oregonians in the individual market. The division is responsible for managing the relationship with the federal technology vendor, establishing partnerships with state and federal entities that collaborate around this work and work within the state and national insurance regulatory model to provide ACA compliant and competitive products to Oregon families.
This intern position is not represented by a union.
To learn more about this program, please visit the LEAP website.
What you will do:
As a LEAP intern for the Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace, you will complete and present a project regarding program implementation, health policy innovations, or training based on individual interests and needs of the division.
What you need to qualify:
Be enrolled in college at least half time at the time of application;
Be at least 18 years of age by the time the program starts on June 15, 2020.
Communication – be able to work with managers and ask the right questions to define specific functions and application rights needed, within a specific rules. Manage and communicate requirements which may include obtaining and maintaining consensus.
Business Analysis - Elicit business requirements through brainstorming, analyzing documents, conducting interviews, observing work processes, prepping and analyzing documents. Identify business needs and problems and opportunities. Ability to summarize information gathered to be worked from by technical staff.
Self-Starter – works with minimal direction. Takes initiative to schedule meetings, raise issues, keeps documentation up to date.
Organizational skills – Must maintain and track lots of information and put together information.
Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate in your application materials that you meet the qualifications listed and that you follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you not being considered for the job.
How to apply:
To apply for this position, click on the "Apply" button to fill out the online application and complete the questionnaire.
Attach a current letter of recommendation specifically recommending you for this internship program. The letter should be from someone who knows your work quality and ethic, such as a teacher, coach, supervisor, or mentor.
Only complete applications received by the posted application deadline date will be considered.
After you apply:
Log in to your Workday account before the job announcement closes to see if you have any pending tasks or actions and make sure to complete these tasks or actions before the job announcement closes. These can be found under the “My Applications” section.
Be sure to check both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.
Please save a copy of this job announcement for your reference, as it may not be available for you to view after the job closes.
You may be asked to submit a skills assessment, a writing sample, or a video interview as part of the application screening process.
This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.
Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. For further information, please see the following website: Veterans Resources. NOTE: If claiming veterans preference please be sure to check your Workday account for pending tasks or actions under your “My Applications” section.
The Department of Consumer and Business Services does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, you will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.
Helpful links and contact information:
Learn more about DCBS
Understanding the State Application Process
Help & Support webpage
For additional information you may contact us by e-mail at DCBS.Recruiting@oregon.gov or by phone at 503-378-3200.
DCBS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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