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Healthfirst IT Product Intern - 2023 Summer in New York, New York

Healthfirst’s 2023 Summer Trailblazer Internship is a 10-week paid program beginning on June 5, 2023. This is an immersive and interactive learning experience, that lays a foundation for continued leadership development. Interns do impactful work, collaborating with other interns, employees, and business leaders to solve current business problems and deliver solutions.

Who We Are:

For nearly 30 years, Healthfirst has been serving New Yorkers. We helped pioneer the value-based healthcare model—where hospitals and physicians are paid based on patient outcomes—because our company was founded on the belief that insurers need to be true partners in the health system.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate with intellectual curiosity and critically assess existing processes and procedures to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Hold oneself accountable for the accuracy, completeness, quality, and relevance of deliverables in order to own responsibility for work product and consider these factors in the end-to-end marketing and communication business process, from data gathering to analysis to formatting and presentation

  • Work daily with scrum teams to refine, groom, and accept stories and bugs for implementation

  • Document and escalate issues as appropriate

  • Exhibit collaborative attitude, willingness to work with others on data projects that included working team(s) made of cross departmental/interdisciplinary users

  • Ability to align and motivate a team to achieve objectives

  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders

  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Passion for solving challenging problems

  • Possess technical curiosity and the desire to learn new things quickly

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain attention to detail

  • Ability to work in teams and build good working relationships

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and follow- up skills

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills required

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

Healthfirst Internship Program Requirements:

  • Undergraduate students must be a junior or senior at an accredited institution or have graduated within 12 months of the program. Graduate students must be enrolled at an accredited institution or have graduated within 12 months of the program.

  • Will not require sponsorship for employment

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA from an accredited school

  • Knowledge of project management concepts

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to or calling 212-519-1798 . In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

EEO Law Poster and Supplement (

All hiring and recruitment at Healthfirst is transacted with a valid “” email address only or from a recruitment firm representing our Company. Any recruitment firm representing Healthfirst will readily provide you with the name and contact information of the recruiting professional representing the opportunity you are inquiring about. If you receive a communication from a sender whose domain is not, or not one of our recruitment partners, please be aware that those communications are not coming from or authorized by Healthfirst. Healthfirst will never ask you for money during the recruitment or onboarding process.

Hiring Range*:

  • Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $38,200 - $49,920

  • All Other Locations (within approved locations): $33,300 - $47,840

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live.

*The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in “good faith” would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.