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Internal Audit Intern (Summer 2018)

UnitedHealth Group

Internal Audit Intern (Summer 2018)
Minnetonka, MN Internship Paid


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.

Through this internship, candidates will develop:

  • A broad understanding of UnitedHealth Group, our industry, and general business acumen
  • Communication, project management, negotiating, critical analysis, and leadership skills
  • A proficiency in risk assessment and audit principles, skills and techniques

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment on a variety of projects that will provide senior management with information to help them better manage business risks
  • Working with management to understand and document business processes, including the related risks and established controls
  • Assessing management’s processes and the adequacy of the related controls
  • Testing the operational effectiveness of controls
  • Testing detailed transactions for consistency with internal policies, regulations, and general appropriateness
  • Providing recommendations to management to enhance controls and working with management to agree upon and monitor action to be taken


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or IT from an accredited college/university. Junior class level preferred.
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors.
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Ability to travel – 10-20% travel possible, but not guaranteed, during internship
  • 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)

About Us

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Top 10 Fortune company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Fun Fact

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.