Co-Op Intern

Tysons Corner, VA
Oct 15, 2019
Oct 19, 2019
Full Time
Position is on the staff of a private, nonprofit government consulting firm located in Tysons, VA near our nation's capital. Work is sponsored by Federal Government departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Defense. Multiple federal agencies are tasked with operating large federal programs and those agencies in turn require operational, analytical support to carry out their duties. This position will help provide that support. LMI's co-op program draws from several schools and typically employees several co-ops during each rotation. Co-ops are part of the Advanced Analytics functional support team and typically get assigned to either a logistics-related project team or a health management project team. Students in this program are integral members of one or more project teams and will complete two rotations in either logistics or health management. Typically they complete formal, specific job training in addition to their on-the-job experience. Responsibilities The successful applicant will become part of an analytical team that supports large federal programs. Our co-op rotations are focused on either health management or logistics as described below. A health management co-op rotation will focus on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Support will include data analysis and interpretation. That support includes understanding various large, complex data sets and performing analyses to answer specific questions about health benefits, cost sharing, enrollment, cost, payment, and risk adjustment. In addition, duties will include working closely with information systems team members in specifying and designing automated tools to help answer repeat questions quickly and accurately. Tasks will also include helping CMS establish processes to manage and oversee health plans, health care exchanges, and accountable care organizations. Other organizations supported may include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Army Medical Materiel Command. A logistics rotation will focus on analyzing system-support supply chains (including purchasing, inventory management, maintenance, and distribution) in government organizations such as the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. That support will include background research, client interviews, fact-finding, and use of large-scale, in-house logistics databases. In addition, duties will include performing analyses using analytical and simulation models of supply chains. Co-ops may also support business development activities including customer research, competitive analysis, and proposal-writing. Qualifications Must be a student currently enrolled and in good standing, and with a declared major.Must be willing to complete at least two co-op rotations.Pursing a degree in industrial or systems engineering, operations research, information engineering, applied mathematics, business management (with a quantitative focus) or related discipline. Strong quantitative skills using databases and spreadsheets, flow charts, and advanced analysis tools. One or more programming courses during college.Superior communication skills, both written and oral.Be available for occasional travel.Applicants selected for this position may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, LMI will only consider applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.OTHER INFORMATIONCo-Ops will need to provide their own transportation to and from work and locate and arrange for their own housing.All Co-Op positions at LMI are paid positions.

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