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Venture Capital Intern (Summer 2018)

UnitedHealth Group

Venture Capital Intern (Summer 2018)
Minnetonka, MN Internship Paid


UHG Ventures is pioneering a new category of venture capital. We are a business foundry; designing, starting up, and scaling businesses committed to driving disruptive, systemic change in the health care system. The UHG Ventures team operates as an independent fund of UnitedHealth Group while leveraging strategic dynamics to accelerate and advance investments. Our investments catalyze health care system changes that improve health outcomes, reduce medical costs, and create operating efficiencies for the health care system.

As a UHG Ventures intern, you will work closely with C-suite executives of UHG Ventures’ portfolio companies to support strategic growth initiatives and operational improvements, and with UHGV’s management to participate in new business building. New business building activities include market analysis, financial analysis, business plan formation, and deployment planning. Work with portfolio companies includes analyzing, recommending and deploying strategic initiatives and operational improvements, and mitigating business risks. Candidates should be able to gather business information and synthesize it logically and analytically, and be able to effectively communicate the resulting new insights.


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Currently pursuing an MBA from a top-tier program
  • Strong analytical, project management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to think creatively and comfort being hands-on in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Possess advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with external and internal constituents
  • Excellent business research skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, academic performance and intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including MS Word and PowerPoint
  • 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:

  • 2+ years at an consulting firm or VC/PE firm

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.