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UnitedHealth Group Individual & Family Plan (IFP) Sales Intern - Minnetonka, MN in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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 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)

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction, and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare (health benefits) and Optum (health services). Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join the UnitedHealthcare Individual & Family Plan (IFP) Sales Team to help consumers, through contracted agents and brokers, choose health plans that are right for them. 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 to succeed by staying true to our mission to make health care work better for everyone.

*This is a full-time internship position and will be available starting June 2022*

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

After successful completion of the internship program, opportunity for continued part-time employment may exist until December 2022. Our office is located at: 9700 Healthcare Lane, Minnetonka, MN 55343

Program Features:

  • Participate in a 10-week internship program that includes a comprehensive and structured training curriculum. This will include training on the exchange business, systems, and sales processes necessary to serve eligible members and prospects looking for health care coverage.

  • Gain company and health care industry knowledge

  • Enhance communication and presentation skills

  • Learn and understand different work styles

  • Learn and live our corporate culture and values

  • Access a repository of online self-development tools and resources

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive sales/enrollments through effective handling of telephonic and email inquiries from agents and brokers interested in enrolling consumers in UnitedHealthcare plan(s)/product(s)

  • Collect and organize sales and support data to enhance future sales processes

  • Create tracking tools in support of sales events, communications, and training

  • Create preliminary communications in support of 2023 sales strategy

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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)

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

  • 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:

  • Rising senior status during the summer of 2022

  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Previous marketing and/or sales experience

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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.

Job Keywords: Sales Intern, Minnetonka, MN