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About 50 Summer 2021 Internship Positions Will Be Available at Excellus BCBS

For Immediate Release:  2020-11-12

Contact:  Kevin Kane, (585) 399-6635,

Starting now through the end of the year, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is posting about 50 college internships for Summer 2021 for college students at its locations in upstate New York.

Summer internship positions currently available include jobs in Actuarial, Administration, Analytics, Clinical, Customer Operations, Project Management, Information Technology, Communications, Legal, and Sales.

Internships are available at Health Plan locations in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and Utica.  In total, there will be about 50 internship opportunities available.

“Our College Internship Program is a strategic recruitment tool focused on personally and professionally developing undergraduate and graduate students with the transferrable skills needed for full-time employment opportunities,” said Jason Helsdon, director of Talent Acquisition.

The 10-week paid internships will run from June-August 2021. To qualify for an internship, students must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of the internship.

The program's goals are to:

  • Provide professional career development opportunities for students, helping them gain hands-on work experience and jump-starting their careers
  • Help the Company attract and retain the best talent while developing them as qualified applicants for future job openings, here and elsewhere, through training, networking opportunities and meaningful work experiences
  • Support interns with training, resources and network to spark passion and excellence within the workplace. 

If you're wondering what it's like to intern with us, check out these student experiences HERE.  
Students are encouraged to apply for these competitive internships as soon as possible. Positions will close as candidates are selected for the internships. To apply for the internships, go to ExcellusBCBS.Com/Careers.

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 1.5 million upstate New York members. The company's mission is to help people live healthier and more secure lives through access to high-quality, affordable health care. Its products and services include cost-saving prescription drug discounts, wellness tracking tools and access to telemedicine. With more than 3,500 employees, the company is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce to foster innovation and better serve its members. It also encourages employees to engage in their communities by providing paid volunteer time off as one of many benefits. To learn more, visit

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