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Anthem, Inc. Program Development Intern - West Region (Summer 2021) in Cerritos, California


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Beacon Health Options, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.

The Program Development Intern will support research around the development of products/capabilities and develop a solid understanding of the business plans, products, and services by supporting the sales team with organizational efforts and Anthem’s growth priorities

Primary duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Support development of new products and programs targeting publicly funded behavioral health service delivery across California’s counties

  • Investigate current data sharing processes for criminal justice and behavioral health linkage programs across California and Washington State

  • Review recent waivers submitted by other states to summarize innovations in behavioral health service delivery

  • Create an inventory of programs and services across California Counties that corresponds to potential market size Summarize system capacity and financing models for county-level crisis hotlines and system coordination

  • Summarize how the State-contracted fiscal intermediary works with counties to process treatment authorization requests and summarize opportunities for increased efficiencies

Specific functions for this role: strategy conceptualization, alignment, and execution, competitive intelligence, communication, collaboration within a highly matrixed organization, project management, discretion


  • Pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health or Public Policy.

  • Advance computer skills, with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Highly proficient in analytics, communication, leadership, and presentations.

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Basic understanding of publicly funded health care programs, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.

  • Must be available to work a 40-hour workweek for 10-12 weeks summer 2021

  • The internship will be remote but the location on the West Coast strongly preferred

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.