Kaiser Permanente Decision Support (Intern-Undergrad) in Pleasanton, California

Lay the groundwork for a dynamic future with an industry leader. At Kaiser Permanente, you'll forge lasting relationships with colleagues across the organization while enjoying the opportunity to grow your experience and hone your expertise on assignments that have real impact. Our interns have worked on everything from analyzing financial software and developing new marketing strategies, to designing mobile apps and helping clinicians improve care delivery. We want you to get the most out of your time here and will give you projects that challenge you to think freely, question thoroughly, and explore deeply.

Department Functions:

Decision Support is a program wide organization providing analytical support. One of the things we do is data-science competition.

Description of Intern Responsibilities:

Intern will work with innovation team on A2O's patient journey analytics. He or She will help with developing patient trajectories using deep learning.

Essential Functions:

  • Contributing to a designated project or initiative to meet a KP business objective.

  • Report development and analytics.

  • Project management - planning, execution, and measurement.

  • Learning new applications needed to complete assignments or support the execution of business objectives.

  • Job shadowing in other functional areas.

  • Performing additional duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A


  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree or have graduated from an accredited university within the last year.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Aptitude to perform data and process analytics and formulating solutions

  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3.0 GPA or above.

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to learn quickly and experience producing high quality work in short periods of time.

Desired Skillsets:

  • Proficiency in executing analysis using R, Python,

  • Knowledge of complex optimization algorithms such as ACO (Ant Colony Optimization) for optimizing results of predictions

  • Expertise in predictive analytics, Natural Language Processing, statistical modeling, and/or data mining algorithms

  • Knowledge and experience with large data sets, event streams and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop, Spark, etc.

  • Programming

  • Other: Deep Learning, ML,TDA, K-means clustering

Desired Major: Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Econometrics


TITLE: Decision Support (Intern-Undergrad)

LOCATION: Pleasanton, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.