Center for Health Care Research Graduate Student Intern - Minnetonka, MN or

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Ref
1467252340
Industry
Insurance
Hours
Full Time
UnitedHealth Group's Corporate Affairs Center for Health CareResearch leverages UHG's experience, expertise, capabilities, information, andinsights to inform health care policy and advance UHG's mission to help peoplelive healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.The Center serves as a hub for expertise and thought leadershipfrom across UnitedHealth Group, which is the parent company of UnitedHealthcare(health insurance and benefits) and Optum (technology-enabled health careservices). Specifically, the Center:Assesses patterns and trends in coverage,service use, spending, and health outcomesAnalyzes market forces, public policies, andhealth reform proposals and develops projections of their potential impacts Develops insights on pressing challenges andopportunities related to increasing access, improving quality, reducing costs,and enhancing the patient and provider experience at a system-wide level Partners with academic researchers andexternal thought leadersPrimaryResponsibilities: Review and synthesize research literature Track and analyze data to identify trends and emerging issuesMonitor and analyze proposed and adopted policy changesDevelop and maintain expertise on key health policy and market issues, including working with third parties as appropriateAssist in conceptualizing scopes of work leading to publication and presentationsPerform data analysis, interpret results, and summarize findingsDevelop written content in an effective and timely manner, including drafting sections of deliverables for publicationRequired Qualifications:Must be actively enrolled in an accredited university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA2-5 years of experience working in health careMust be eligible to work in the US without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization. F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this position.Must be willing to work in Minnetonka, MN or Washington, DC for the duration of the summer internshipYou will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, 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 (ie, 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:Experience working in SAS or StataRelevant full-time work experience in complicated and dynamic organizations, including organizations that conduct health policy analysis and research Mastery of Microsoft Outlook Ability to work independently and as part of a high-functioning, close-knit team Superior analytic problem-solving skills, creative thinking, and attention to detailExcellent oral and written communication skillsExperience conducting literature reviewsExperience performing data analysis in Excel, and interpreting and summarizing resultsUnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 7, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.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.