Producer Help Desk Sales Support Intern - Roanoke, VA

UnitedHealth Group Roanoke, Virginia
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October 19, 2022
UnitedHealth Group
Roanoke, Virginia

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)

UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products through two distinct platforms: United HealthCare (health benefits) and Optum (health services). At United HealthCare Medicare & Retirement, we serve the fastest growing segment of our nation's population - 50 and older. And we're doing it with an intense amount of dedication. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of our 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to strengthen our health care system.

We offer a growth-based culture with extraordinary opportunities and succeed by staying true to our mission to make health care work effectively and efficiently for seniors.

.This is a Full time internship position and will be available starting in June of 2023*

.UnitedHealth Group is not able to offer visa sponsorship now or in the future for this position*

Program Initiative:

  • Provide an avenue to recruit from colleges/universities
  • To be innovative in the way we approach roles within the organization and challenge the status quo
  • Develop bench strength within the organization
  • Potential opportunity for Full time employment after graduation

Length of the Program:

  • Intern Program - 10 Weeks
  • 80% In our Business | 20% Organizational Enrichment
    • June: Sales Support Training & Learning from Others
    • July - August: On the Job Learning & On the Job Training and Education
      • Common Language of Leadership Competencies, Personal Career Development, UHC Values, and Networking
    • August: Graduation of the Internship

UHC Model - To help increase an employee's knowledge and ability and help them gain marketable skills.

Experience - 80% On the Job Learning

  • Challenging assignments
  • Increased scope
  • Representing the organization
  • Building client relationships
  • Working on a cross-functional team
  • Leading a group of people

Exposure - 10% Learning from Others

  • Job shadowing
  • Mentoring
  • Advisors/Coaches/Managers
  • Networking

Education - 10% On the Job Training and Education

  • Gain company and industry knowledge
  • Enhance communication and presentation skills
  • Learn and understand different work styles
  • Learn and live our corporate culture and values
  • Access a very comprehensive repository of online self-development tools and resources
    • Common Language of Leadership
    • Videos (eg, Ted Talks)
    • Business Book Summaries, Article, or White Papers

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors
  • 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)
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Rising Senior status during the summer of 2023
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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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