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Product Management Intern (Summer 2018)

UnitedHealth Group

Product Management Intern (Summer 2018)
Eden Prairie, 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.

Our product teams serve a variety of purposes, including: setting program strategies, onboarding new clients, working with the clinical teams to execute and achieve the program benefits as well as many other activities. Together our product team works alongside other functions to serve our members, providers, and clients and are focused on doing so in an effective and efficient manner. Our business is constantly changing and adapting to the needs of the marketplace and it is important that we remain focused on serving those three groups.

Interns in the product and operations areas have worked on these specific projects in prior years: product re-design, market and competitor analysis, marketing strategy plans, benefit design and implementation, claims reporting projects and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with ownership/support of projects in an effort to more effectively manage the products
  • Working across functions and roles, both within the product team as well as to other areas such as Finance and Operations to accomplish goals of the programs. Communication of program changes is a critical task
  • Process improvement projects: handling projects for claims, clients and other product needs
  • Conducting product projects relating to: strategy, client analysis, market and competitor analysis
  • Handling relationships with external partners such as providers and clients in regards to new membership, program changes, client issues, and operational decisions
  • Product strategizing: working on solutions and recommendations for short and long term product strategy


Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Management, Operations, Marketing, MIS, Finance, or related business field from an accredited college/university.
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors. Junior class year preferred
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.

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