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Waystar Collaborates with INROADS to Provide an Internship Program to Improve Access to Career Opportunities in Healthcare Technology

Waystar, a leading provider of healthcare payments software, announced a multi-year partnership with INROADS, a nonprofit organization committed to building long-term career pathways for diverse and underrepresented talent. As part of the collaboration, Waystar is launching an internship program that will empower students from local colleges and universities to find meaningful careers in the healthcare technology industry.

 

With the global healthcare, IT market growing exponentially and digital transformation across all industries accelerating, demand for tech talent is at an all-time high. Hiring, developing, and retaining professionals from diverse talent pools are a source of competitive advantage as businesses look to close the tech talent gap within their organizations.

 

During the 10-week program, Waystar will provide eligible students with salaried internships, as well as comprehensive mentoring and leadership development opportunities. Each student will have access to learn industry-relevant technical skills across various departments.

 

The INROADS internship program will run from June through August 2021. Students will have the opportunity to complete the internship in-person at Waystar's corporate headquarters, fully online or through a hybrid option.

 

Waystar's partnership with INROADS builds on the company's current initiatives aimed at cultivating, recruiting, and hiring diverse and underrepresented talent in the healthcare technology industry. In addition to INROADS, Waystar is also a proud partner of Code Louisville, a program dedicated to helping people kick start their careers in tech. Through its partnership with nonprofit Bit502, Waystar also offers apprenticeships for those looking to learn on the job while earning their Associate's Degrees from local community colleges.

 

About INROADS

INROADS is the world's largest nonprofit organization committed to developing the leadership of talented and underrepresented youth. With more than 30,000 alumni worldwide, INROADS has increased the number of C-suite executives in corporate America. Founded in 1970, INROADS' record of impact extends more than 50 years.

 

About Waystar

Waystar provides next-generation, cloud-based technology that simplifies and unifies healthcare payments. The Waystar platform removes friction in payment processes, streamlines workflows, and improves financials for providers in every care setting. Waystar products have won Best in KLAS or Category Leader every year since 2010 and earned multiple #1 rankings from Black Book surveys since 2012. The Waystar platform supports more than 500,000 providers, 1,000 health systems and hospitals, 5,000 payers, and health plans. Waystar is backed by EQT, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Bain Capital.

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