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UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Account Management Intern - Hartford, CT in Hartford, Connecticut

Internships at Optum. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that’s dramatically shaping our entire health care system. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 94,000 people collaborating worldwide, Optum combines people, technology, data and action to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care. Our internship opportunities provide a hands-on view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. Here, 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)

Join the OptumRx Sales and Account Management Team as a Pharmacy Account Management Intern and help us create an outstanding experience for our pharmacy benefit clients. Learn the ins and outs of the complex Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) industry while helping our clients manage the cost of prescription medications and ensuring members have affordable access to the medications they need. You will help ensure that our front line account executives have the support they need to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

*Housing and relocation assistance is not available for this position. *

*This intern position (full time 40 hours/week) will be available during the summer of 2021*

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

Primary Responsibilities (may vary based on placement):

  • Support client needs to ensure seamless operations of the pharmacy benefit

  • Partner with strategic account executives to manage the day-to-day needs of our clients

  • Proactively evaluate client plan benefit performance and facilitate improvements

  • Develop meeting agendas and content for client meetings

  • Collaborate with internal partners such as Marketing, Reporting & Analytics, and Product to support new business pipeline growth strategies and client retention strategies

  • Coordinate communications between teams involved in projects and/or ongoing client plan administration activities

  • Opportunities include supporting communications, competitive intelligence, training initiatives, data and reporting and new business efforts

  • Participate in project meetings and collaborate as part of an internal team

  • Manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

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:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors

  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week M-F) during summer 2021

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite products, including Word, Excel 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)

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

  • Pursuing a degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Sales, Health Care, or Public Health

  • Experience in any of the following settings Sales, B2B, Client Facing/Customer Service, Health Care Industry/Health Insurance

  • Experience working with a CRM, data entry, coordinating/facilitating training

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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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