Research Analyst Undergraduate Intern Summer 2019 – United Concordia Dental

Job ID: J131074
Company: United Concordia Companies Inc
Location: Harrisburg, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Part time
Job Type: Temporary
Posted at: Nov 8, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Summer Internship for May-August 2019 in the Business Insights & Research department at United Concordia Dental (UCD) in Harrisburg, PA.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals.  To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business.

Typical areas of focus can include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive intelligence and market research
  • Analysis and reporting on research
  • Creating charts and visualizations
  • Qualitative and quantitative research

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Full or part-time enrollment in an accredited college or university baccalaureate program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferred majors can include Finance, Marketing,  Statistics, or Mathematics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient or Advanced in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 


1. Communicate effectively while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems. 

2. Under supervision, provide entry-level professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area.  Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

3. Undertake and/or participates in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization. 

4.  Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability. 

5. As specifically requested by management, conduct research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action. 

6. Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit. 

7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

Summary

This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business. Typical responsibilities include, providing services to the day-to-day operating objectives of the assigned area, participating in projects and programs appropriate to the needs of the assigned area, participating in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives, conducting research and reporting including recommendations or proposals for action.

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