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Health Care Financial Analyst Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a current student or recent graduate in a health care or financial field. Experience with financial documents and strong communication skills are key. Ability to work independently and as part of a team essential.
  • You will assist in analyzing healthcare financial performance, collaborate with state agencies, and improve project management skills through data analysis and reporting for a comprehensive provider landscape publication.

Off-cycle Internship

Healthcare, Banking & FinanceBoston


  • At the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), we serve as stewards of Massachusetts health data, employing multifaceted datasets and cutting-edge analytics to ensure transparency in our health care system. By joining CHIA, you'll dive into health care data, revealing invaluable trends and insights, and play a pivotal role in evidence-based decision-making.
  • Our work directly impacts the health care system, supporting the development of data-driven policies that aim to improve the quality and equity of care, while keeping costs affordable for Massachusetts families. We foster a flexible, collaborative environment, offering a hybrid model that balances in-person and remote work. Our hybrid approach allows you to work alongside your colleagues in our vibrant Boston office at 501 Boylston Street for at least two designated days per week, with the flexibility to work remotely on others.
  • Join us at CHIA and be a driving force in health policy impact! We seek a Health Care Financial Analyst Intern to lead projects, share content expertise, and provide technical oversight within our dynamic Provider Finance team.


  • Educational Foundation: Current student or recent graduate from an undergraduate or graduate program in health care administration, public health, accounting, business administration or management, public policy, or similar field.
  • Experience with financial documents: (e.g., audited financial statements) and knowledge of financial accounting concepts.
  • Effective Communication: Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to articulate complex technical issues clearly and persuasively. Engage partners and foster collaboration through compelling communication.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and as an independent: You will work as a team and independently to support the unit’s commitment to improving analytic approaches by identifying national best practices.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • As a Health Care Financial Analyst intern at CHIA, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Assist with the agency’s dedication to healthcare financial transparency:
  • Assist with financial performance analysis, including reporting on the performance of Massachusetts hospitals, hospital health systems, and related providers
  • Collaborate with other state agencies and CHIA departments:
  • Work with MassHealth on analysis to support its payment initiatives for hospitals. Additionally, the unit assists other CHIA teams to present comprehensive publications of the Massachusetts provider landscape.
  • Sharpen project management and editorial skills:
  • Assist with documentation of unit processes, review of financial data (including financial statements and cost reports), and developing graphics, dashboards, and charts for publications.
  • Hone your skills using statistical software (Excel, Tableau):
  • Create data subsets and summaries for use by other staff and provide support to those staff in the use of the data


Work type

Full time

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