Summer Intern - Collaboratives
Chicago, IL US
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Job/Internship Description

When you're the best, we're the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.

Job Description:


Throughout your 10 week internship, you will be an indispensable partner to the Collaboratives team. You will assist us in the development and tracking of value (cost avoidance, readmissions reduced, lives saved, etc.) for our collaborative projects. By the end of the internship we would like to have a database developed that allows for the creation of an on-demand report that can be easily shared with members to demonstrate the value received from participation in our program.

What we will do:

We will give you the tools and training necessary for you to succeed in our internship program while teaching you valuable skills that will transfer to your life outside of Vizient. Some experiences will include:

  • Developing a tracking tool to capture key value elements per collaborative project by individual member participating in the project
  • Building a data repository to store this data so it can be analyzed efficiently on-demand
  • Creating report writer capabilities against the database so that individual member dashboard reports can be developed on-demand in mass for all PI Collaboratives program members (450+ members)

What you will do:

  • Identify the individual member value received from participation in our program
  • Create meaningful, individualized on-demand reports to share with the members
  • Assist to achieve strategic goals through the development of the tracking tool to capture this information and to create a reportable database to share this information with our members.

What you will need:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program
  • Must have related experience in same or similar area; strong analytical, database & spreadsheet skills
  • Advanced knowledge of computer applications including but not limited to: MS Access and Excel
  • Candidate must demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and high level of competence with technology
  • Action oriented with high initiative and ability to think independently
  • Flexible, action oriented, adaptive, agile, resourceful, self-starter, team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting across the team and potentially with clients, members, and suppliers; strong verbal and written communication skills

Key Program Information

The program requires a full ten week commitment by the intern to participate in all developmental experiences including formal training, mentoring, on-the-job learning, and opportunities to interact with senior leaders. The Intern group also organizes a summer community service project and has teambuilding activities outside of work.

  • Program starts June 4 and ends August 10
  • 40 hrs per week and pay is $24 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.


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As soon as possible
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