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UnitedHealth Group Healthcare Economics Intern - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

*This full-time summer intern position will be available starting in Summer 2022*

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

When it comes to challenges that can dramatically shape your career, smart people like you are discovering opportunities with us. Here’s why. A career with UnitedHealth Group in the Finance and Accounting area will have you working side by side with some of the most dynamic, intelligent and results driven people on earth. This is work that matters far beyond the balance sheet. We’re helping to improve people’s lives by helping the entire health care system manage resources in new and better ways. Health care is changing. Financial discipline and accountability count more today than ever. Which is why your performance and innovation will find a reception here like nowhere else. You want to grow. We want to support you and, along the way, help you acquire the skills that lead to your life’s best work (sm).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with analysts to help develop analytic models to evaluate financial impact of business strategies to manage spend and trend

  • Assist the internal analysts in the development of strategic initiatives aimed at improving the access and affordability of healthcare

  • Assist, interpret, and help analyze pharmaceutical claims and cost trends to identify management opportunities and measure the impact of strategy implementation

  • Help on projects by contributing to database creation, statistical modeling and financial reports

  • Work with analysts to analyze reporting tools utilized by the internal customer groups

  • Assist with any ad hoc projects throughout the internship

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Other degrees are considered when accompanied by aptitude or interests in finance. 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 requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

  • 1-2 years of working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc. as well as proficiency in other Office applications

  • Proficient in SQL

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to 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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