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Premera Blue Cross Overview

Mountlake Terrace, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
Insurance Carriers
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Premera Blue Cross is a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, providing comprehensive health benefits and tailored services to approximately 1.9 million people, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. The company offers innovative health and wellness solutions focused ... Read more

Mission: Improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better.

Company Updates

  • This week Premera announced a commitment to rural health care in Alaska. This includes investments over $5.7 million over the next three years to University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), as well as to create a new rural grantmaking program, administered in partnership with Rasmuson Foundation and housed at The Alaska Community Foundation.

  • Premera is honored to stand alongside Rasmuson Foundation, Providence Health & Services, and Weidner Apartment Homes to announce a total commitment of $40 million toward housing people experiencing homelessness in Anchorage.

    Alaska nonprofit, businesses pledge $40M to combat homelessness in Anchorage - Alaska Public Media

    A group of Alaska nonprofit and business leaders plan to invest $40 million in a 5-year effort to end homelessness in Anchorage. Representatives from the Rasmuson Foundation, Providence Health & Services Alaska, Weidner Apartment Homes, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska and the Municipality of Anchorage made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday in Anchorage.

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Premera Blue Cross – Why Work With Us?

At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

Visit our Premera Voices blog to learn more about the work Premera is doing to unravel the complexities surrounding healthcare.

We are creating an environment where our employees can do their best work. With our customers at the center of all we do, our culture promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. Every day, we focus on living our values:

  • Identify with the customer
  • Act with urgency
  • Be excellent
  • Challenge convention
  • Do the right thing
  • Work together

Join us on our journey and you’ll work with committed people working together with passion on behalf of our customers.

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Premera Social Impact is making a difference in our communities. Through volunteering, community engagement, and corporate giving, we promote new partnerships and are actively sponsoring initiatives that:

  • Support our company values
  • Address an identified community need
  • Directly impact and support innovation in health programs and healthcare service delivery
  • Enhance the ability of organizations and healthcare services to support their communities 

Learn more about our commitment and the ways that we give.

A group of Premera's 2018 interns, representing teams across IT, Customer Experience, Business Continuity, and Project Management.

 As an Intern for Premera, you will work on challenging and exciting projects that contribute to some key initiatives. Our program gives you the opportunity to apply your passion and classroom knowledge while working side-by-side with leaders in the industry, participate in team-building excursions, and build your business acumen with networking events, such as a leadership speaker series and happy hour. We raise camaraderie and build lasting relationships with one another.  

IT Interships

 We offer competitive salaries and impactful work opportunities for students.   Internship focus areas include infrastructure, cyber security, project management, web development, mobile development and strategic programs.   Here are some exciting opportunities in IT that you could contribute to: 

  • Be on the ground floor as we pioneer cutting edge technology  
  • Redesign our web site and mobile app for our customers 
  • Participate on a scrum team working to bring Premera technology forward 
You will have an opportunity to network and build meaningful relationships that will outlast your summer internship responsibilities.

Premera Blue Cross Reviews

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    I have been working at Premera for 3 months now and love going to work every day. The people are amazing. Friendly and are there for one another. Tons of opportunity and leaders help employees reach their full potential to become the best version of themselves. Management is friendly and approachable. Great benefits package, flexibility working remotely, and great work/life balance. Premera does a great job valuing their employees. People who land at Premera are very lucky. :-)


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Premera Blue Cross Photos

Premera Blue Cross photo of: Premera's Pride is Growing - Seattle Pride Parade 2018
Premera Blue Cross photo of: 2019 Premera Interns
Premera Blue Cross photo of: Washington State University Grant
Premera Blue Cross photo of: VOA Groundbreaking
Premera Blue Cross photo of: 2019 Microsoft Health Innovation Award
Premera Blue Cross photo of: 2019 Seattle Works Day
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Premera Blue Cross Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Premera Blue Cross (Seattle, WA) in February 2019.


    4 Rounds of Interview. First phone interview with Hiring Manager, followed by in person interviews with a team of 6 people , 2 people interviewed as a group for 30 minutes each.

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Premera Blue Cross Awards & Accolades

  • Start! Fit-Friendly Company, American Heart Association, 2013
  • 2016 Premier Partner Award, United Way of Snohomish County, 2016
  • President’s Award, United Way of Snohomish County, 2016
  • Volunteer Mobilization of the Year, Spokane County United Way, 2018
  • Visionary Award, United Way of Snohomish County, 2017
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