Internships at UnitedHealth Group. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that's dramatically shaping our entire health care system. UnitedHealth Group internship opportunities will provide a hands-on view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. You'll work side by side with some of the smartest people in the business on assignments that matter. So here we are. You have a lot to learn. We have a lot to do. It's the perfect storm. And even better? Join us and you may end up staying for a career in which you can do your life's best work.(sm)
Change is sweeping through health care. And keeping up with change is only half the battle. At UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses, we've got what it takes to lead the charge and bring about the future of health care. As a Mergers & Acquisitions Intern, you'll work with an extremely active team who evaluates upwards of 100 target companies every year. It's an opportunity to develop global health care industry expertise across our lines of business UnitedHealthcare and Optum, as well as UnitedHealth Group as a whole. Get you ready to meet challenges head on by joining us today.
There's no question that this is a fast-paced and rigorous environment. You'll need every bit of your analytical skill to be at the forefront of projects that have the potential to change the health care industry. Your professionalism and communication skills will also be put to the test as you gain extensive exposure to key individuals across multiple lines of business throughout our organization and also to senior management of companies targeted for acquisition.
If you are located in Hartford, CT or Boston, MA, you will have the flexibility to work remotely , as well as work in the office as you take on some tough challenges. If you are located outside of these areas, you will enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within the U.S.
As the OptumRx Sales Account Intern, you partner with sales executives on the Growth Force team and health plan leadership to grow health plan business. This includes building client, prospect, and consultant relationships to enhance health plan satisfaction and sales effectiveness. Responsibilities include analyzing complex problems and recommending solutions to remove barriers for the growth teams, communicating opportunities to internal stakeholders with recommendations based on knowledge about customers and competitors, and managing the operational logistics of Salesforce and reporting. Success will be defined as playing a part to increase win rates and increase NPS. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
Strategize, plan, and facilitate meetings with external stakeholders, including consultants, clients and prospects
Manage project plans and determine ROI based on health plan specifics and broader strategy
Create and manage sustainable efficacies to cut down on data entry and reporting components
Analyze metrics to identify trends, best practices and recommend enhancements
Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
Serves as a key resource on who to go to for what
Solve complex problems and develops innovative solutions
Motivates and inspires other team members
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Pursuing Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
Experience in client facing positions
Solid PowerPoint skills; experience developing effective visual presentations
Excel wizard; ability to create dynamic reports
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
Sales or client management expertise
Project Management skills
Understanding of video editing
Sales career ambitions
Self-driven, ability to set deadlines and achieve results
Solid organization and communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal, ability to present to large groups and executives
Ability to gain trust and respect of leadership
Skilled at navigating complex matrixed organizations
Excellent relationship building skills (communication, negotiation, influencing, listening) and comfort engaging with external and internal partners
Demonstrated ability to drive strategy and planning with growth and market leaders and influence internal and external partners
Demonstrated ability to handle pressure, tension, ambiguity, changing priorities, and multiple viewpoints while driving toward deadlines
Solid ability to collaborate and integrate multiple perspectives, yet are willing and able to be decisive in service of a strategic vision
Solid communicator; capable of effectively presenting ideas and selling concepts and tactics; ability to conceptualize and effectuate change management and "out-of-the-box" thinking
Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.
Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $16.00 to $17.07. The hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada/New York City residents is $16.00 to $19.18. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
•All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.