Centene Corporation Accounting & Finance Intern (Undergraduate) - Summer 2019 in Clayton, Missouri


Centene provides high-quality, culturally-sensitive healthcare coverage and services to millions of people across the United States and internationally. Through our local healthcare programs, we collaborate with a network of physicians, hospitals and supportive healthcare services to deliver the best care for each and every person. At Centene, your innovative thinking and new ideas can help us change the world of healthcare and transform our communities. When you join us, you’ll become part of a team that helps run health plans in states coast-to-coast. Here, your skills, your passion and your vision can make a difference every day. So, if you’re ready for a career built around helping others, we can help you find your purpose at work.

Basic Purpose- With direct supervision and oversight, the intern position provides exposure and opportunity to investigate a career, gain business knowledge and practical application of a specific function within the healthcare industry.


Centene Summer Internship Program provides a forum for students to apply classroom skills and academic training in a real world business environment. In addition to being assigned business-impacting projects throughout the summer, students will be matched with a manager who will meet with them on a regular basis to provide direction on assignments.

Your Intern experience may include:

  • Work closely with financial planning analysts across the team to gain perspective into Corporate Finance and Accounting roles and responsibilities.

  • Attend budget meetings and gather information that will be used to update the financial forecast.

  • Assist in researching variances between forecast and actual financial results during close.

  • Run financial and accounting reports and analyze the results.


Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited university or college, preferably in a field related to the hiring department through the internship period.


  • Active involvement in Accounting or Finance club, student group, or business fraternity/sorority.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions, and present recommendations.

  • Excellent organizational & multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Work well in team environment.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Accounting & Finance Intern (Undergraduate) - Summer 2019

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri


COMPANY: Internships