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Cigna Bid Strategy & Execution Intern - Express Scripts in St. Louis, Missouri

The Intern for the Bid Strategy & Execution department will be responsible for serving as a strategic, consultative partner for departments across the company in an effort to create engaging, winning RFP content.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) process is one of the key steps in our overall sales process for winning new business and retaining existing business. The Bid Strategy & Execution department responds to over 1400 Health Services RFPs every year. By building deep, strong relationships with key cross-functional partners, the intern will learn about key components of the Health Services business and how to strategically feature those components within RFP responses, using both written and graphic content.

The intern will also play a key role in our department’s transformation by supporting key process improvement initiatives, which will allow us to create greater efficiency in our RFP process while ensuring we continue to produce accurate, client-appropriate, and “good” responses.

Process improvement projects may include: driving the adoption of technology enhancements within our RFP workflow tool, streamlining coordination of tasks among our Sales Enablement and Pricing partners, or building more efficient processes in our relationships with broker/consultant partners.

During the 12-week summer internship, you will have the opportunity to collaborate within your department and across the business while learning from some of our brightest and most innovative employees in your area of focus.

Schedule: You must be available to work a 40-hour work week for 10-12 weeks summer 2021.


  • Must be currently enrolled in an Bachelors program with a 3.0 GPA or higher; preferred majors include Operations, Supply Chain, Business, Project Management, Health Administration, or other related fields

  • Strong interest Bid Strategy & Execution

  • Ability to be data-driven and find creative solutions

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to think strategically to find new solutions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to multitask and remain organized

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically in Excel

US Candidates Only: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship by the company, and therefore is open only to individuals who are eligible for employment in the United States and who would not require visa sponsorship now or in the future

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.