Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

About Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Corporate Overview

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, headquartered in Rochester, NY, is part of a $6 billion family of companies that finances and delivers health care services across upstate New York and long term care insurance nationwide. Collectively, the enterprise provides health insurance to nearly 1.5 million members and employs about 4,000 New Yorkers. The company has financial strength rating of "BBB+" (Stable) by Standard and Poor's.

Previously, the company's BlueCross BlueShield operations were known as: BlueCross BlueShield of Central New York, BlueCross BlueShield of the Rochester Area, and BlueCross BlueShield of Utica-Watertown. Today, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield maintains a strong local presence through four regional headquarters and additional field offices:

Central New York Region, based in Syracuse with an additional office in Watertown;
Central New York Southern Tier Region, based in Elmira with an additional office in Binghamton;
Rochester Region, based in Rochester; and
Utica Region, based in Utica with an additional office in Plattsburgh.

To help people in our communities live healthier and more secure lives through access to high quality, affordable health care.

To be recognized and valued as THE community and business resource for health care security through financial strength, effective cost control, ease of use, and commitment to health improvement.


Safety Net & Individual Market Sales Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Rochester, NY
“Everything! I learned about the internship from MGG398 and then applied through handshake. The internship taught me a lot about the insurance industry and myself. I was exposed to sales, customer service, marketing, and engaging with the community at events. I was able to my marketing classes especially Digital Marketing to my competitive intelligence project. To complete my project I worked with other business functions in excellus such as competitive intelligence, community engagement, and marketing to complete it. The internship program also had multiple development workshops to improve our job and soft skills. Everyone was friendly and I really enjoyed being there! ”

Tax Intern

June 2019 - September 2019 Rochester, NY
“Good company and culture. ”
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