VC Internship @ Blue Cross Blue Shield in Lawrence, KS

Are you ready to make a difference? Choose to work for one of the most trusted companies in Kansas.

Essential Functions

  • Assist the Director of New Ventures with daily activities and projects
  • Research and recommend investment opportunities for New Ventures
  • Assess the investment landscape for a given sector of healthcare. This includes determining the performance parameters for products addressing the sector, market size, technology trends, competitive landscape, and investment opportunities
  • Carry out secondary research and interview key opinion leaders to gather a well-informed perspective on the segment
  • Screen and evaluate all available startups in the given sector and report to senior fund staff on recommendations to pursue specific investments
  • Assist in enhancing investment committee/executive panel reporting
  • Prepare presentations for investment committee and participate in presentation of content with senior executives as needed
  • Attend prospective investment presentations
  • Potential travel to the Topeka home office, off-site meetings or presentations or investment summits
  • Carry out due diligence on potential investments, including market research, financial modeling, competitive analysis, and technology assessments
  • Assist with clerical support for all activities
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Maximum number of hours allowed: 300, no more than 30 hours per week


  • MBA Candidate – completed first year of study including core finance/accounting work. (GPA 3.2 or Above)
  • The individual’s interest must be in Venture Capital Investing or Entrepreneurial Activities.
  • Ex cellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong PC skills with a strong working knowledge of MS Office to include PowerPoint, Word and Excel and broad Internet search skills.
  • Demonstrated self-starter and be able to carry out activities with a minimum of supervision
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Superior organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to perform investment modeling and analysis
  • Strong understanding of financial statements
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on multiple tasks and assignments
  • Ability to design and provide research-based investment recommendations as well as develop actionable solutions
  • Willingness to travel
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong customer focus
  • Have the ability to reason from multiple perspectives and make decisions in a complex environment

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