University Relations - HR Rotational Program - Blue Cross Blue Shield-

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • $122,260.00 - 195,330.00 / Year *
  • Full-Time



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Jumpstart your human resources career as part of the HR Rotational Program at Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Care Service Corporation)! During the 2-year program, you will gain experience and skills across different aspects of HR, including talent acquisition, workforce solutions, and organizational design, through hands-on projects and ongoing mentorship with HR professionals and other company leaders. At the conclusion of the program, you will have the opportunity to be brought on as a permanent BCBS (HCSC) employee within the human resources department.

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Hiring Company: Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Care Service Corporation)

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, operating through our Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. HCSC affiliates and subsidiaries such as Dearborn National , TMG Health and Medecision, offer group life, disability and dental solutions, as well as a range of other individual solutions. The company, founded in 1936, serves nearly 15 million members across five states and employs more than 21,000 people in over 60 local offices. HCSC is dedicated to expanding access to high quality, cost effective health care and equipping our members with information and tools so they can make the best health care decisions for themselves and their families. Our health plans were pioneers in their states, as they were the first to provide coverage for a number of procedures - ranging from heart and bone marrow transplants, to cancer and leukemia treatments. Today, we are leaders in the development of value-based care models to spur greater collaboration and accountability among various stakeholders to improve the health care experience for patients and consumers and enable them lead healthier lives.

Join HCSC's cross-functional HR organization to gain a breadth of experience working across HR. Work on projects that deliver real and applicable services and deliver high quality work to showcase your projects after each rotation.

What Does the Program Entail?

Placement in a 2-year HR Rotational Program comprised of 3 rotations. Each colleague will spend 8 months in each specific HR area. Rotations may include Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Workforce Solutions, Compensation, Benefits, Organizational Design, and elective rotations. The program will also encompass:
  • Formal mentorship throughout the program
  • Challenging real world hands on projects
  • Monthly networking opportunities among HR colleagues and company leaders
  • Professional development workshops
  • Business Resource Group involvement
  • Volunteer activities

The goal of the program is placement in an area of HR after the 2-year rotation. This rotational program will be based in Chicago.

What Are the Requirements You Must Meet?
  • Pursuing a Master's Degree in HR, Psychology, or related field
  • Graduation date between December 2018 - June 2019
  • 0-3 years of work experience
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

What Do You Need To Be Successful?
  • Highly motivated and eager to gain hands on experience within the HR field
  • Previous HR work or internship experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong orientation to detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Team player and excitement to work on a different HR team every 8 months

Location : The beautiful corporate headquarters is located in Downtown Chicago, just across the street from Millennium Park.

Compensation : This is a paid program, with a merit increase after the first year and around 10% increase after the second year.

Position Type : Full-time; Monday-Friday, 8 AM-6 PM

HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.