Internship- Program Specialist

Covance Inc Located in: San Diego,  California
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Exciting Opportunity to be part of the Covance 2018 Global Internship Program as a Program Speciliast! We offer our interns real work assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Healthcare disciplines, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. Our interns have the opportunity to showcase their work, allowing them to demonstrate their achievements to Covance senior management, their supervisor and mentors. Each intern class participates in a group philanthropic project allowing them to see firsthand how Covance is dedicated to its community. In addition, Covance encourages professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.


Our Program Specialist interns will:

  • Handle incoming calls from customers, and place outgoing calls to patients and healthcare partners.
  • Document calls in appropriate tracking system, handle/escalate calls per established guidelines and procedures.
  • Conduct insurance research on behalf of patients to determine if they are eligible for their prescribed therapy.
  • Work with partner distributors and pharmaceutical manufactures to request products per assigned program guidelines and track shipments.
  • Be familiar with the market place and the insurance options available to educate patients on available options as appropriate.
  • Work on intern group process improvement project.
  • Participate in philanthropic/service work.

Working towards a Bachelor's degree in public health, healthcare policy, life sciences or related health sciences


Prior customer service, volunteering or other customer facing experience preferred

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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  R&D / Science,  Engineering,  General Management
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Managing a team of:
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