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ULE UnitedHealth Group Leadership Experience Internship - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: New York
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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) -
You have real-world experience and are close to achieving an advanced degree. Congrats! Now, if you want to jump-start your career in a values-based, culturally driven community with a global footprint, look no further.
Here's the idea. We built focused businesses, inside UHG, organized around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Through our two business platforms, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) and Optum, we work to improve the health care system and advance the health and well-being of individuals and communities so that they can enjoy better, fuller lives. That includes the entire spectrum of health care participants: individual consumers and employers, commercial payers and intermediaries, physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and more.
For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges. It's a culture of optimism that's unlike any place you've ever worked. Incredible ideas in one incredible company. -
So, are you ready?
The UHG Leadership Experience (ULE) provides select participants pursing advanced degrees with superior, cohort-based exposure, experiences, and development opportunities through best-in-class intern and full-time programs, specifically designed to develop the next generation of leaders, requiring highly motivated, passionate individuals with bright ideas and the will to lead. -
The ULE Internship is ten-weeks long and delivered in-person at Corporate HQ in Eden Prairie, MN or remotely, with the option to travel for both program and project-related work. Projects will vary by business, range from analytics, finance, and marketing, to operations, product, and strategy, and are scoped and assigned closer to Internship start. We offer full-time placement opportunities post-graduation, based on performance.

Primary Responsibilities:
During your ULE internship experience, you will:

  • Lead high-priority work that supports a team within one of our core businesses - Optum and UHC
  • Gain exposure to and knowledge of the healthcare industry, Enterprise-wide businesses, functions, strategies, and senior leaders
  • Develop relationships and networks
  • Receive hands-on training and support
  • Leverage business acumen and work experience to drive transformation
  • Learn from and present to executives
  • Contribute to fun and engaging cohorts
  • Lay the groundwork for a meaningful and impactful career at UHG

    Examples of teams:

    • Community & State (C&S)
    • Corporate Partnerships
    • Employer & Individual (E&I)
    • Infusion Pharmacy
    • Medicare & Retirement (M&R)
    • Optum Behavioral Health
    • Optum Care Delivery
    • Optum Genomics
    • Payer Strategy
    • Risk Strategy & Growth

      Examples of Intern projects:

      • Build a comprehensive go-to-market strategy for UHG's Type-2 diabetes program for direct-to-consumer, risk-bearing entity (ACO), multi-payer, Medicare, and / or Medicaid channels
      • Complete a market sizing analysis, including MVP definition and product / capability requirements for a new product in service of Optum's Health organizations and consumers
      • Refine and implement the digital services plan for one of Optum's care delivery organizations (CDOs) via the identification and strategic development of digital health initiatives and capabilities
      • Deliver a comprehensive health equity strategy that reduces geographic health disparities and addresses specific populations' (ex. behavioral health, individuals of childbearing age) outcomes
      • Propose a market expansion strategy driven by data focused on geographical areas coupled with demographic information to make strategic decisions on smart growth through expansion, implementation, and system readiness

        You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
        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.Required Qualifications:

        • Undergraduate degree
        • Currently pursuing an MBA or other relevant graduate degree with a target graduation date no later than July 2025
        • 5+ years of professional work experience
        • 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)--- -

          Preferred Qualifications:

          • Outstanding academic achievement
          • Consulting and/or healthcare experience and/or involvement with consulting/healthcare clubs
          • Proven excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills at all levels
          • Proven adaptable and comfortable in ambiguity and high-impact situations
          • Proven high emotional intelligence and capacity to GSD (get stuff done)
          • Proven champion of change and customer orientation
          • Proven learning/growth oriented
          • Practiced project management and navigating competing priorities
          • Demonstrated ability to articulate and solve complex problems through strategic, analytical, and creating thinking

            Aligned to UHG's values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance
            Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.
            Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.
            California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $33,280 to $40,300. 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.

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