Marketing & Communications Intern

UnitedHealth Group

  • Position Status: Full Time
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Salary/Wages: Competitive
  • Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota United States,Eden Prairie, Minnesota United States

Job Description

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)

**This full-time internship position will be available Summer 2021**

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Brand:

    • Help develop marketing, brand campaign and content plans

    • Support messaging and project execution related to brand initiatives

    • Support the development and execution of client briefings

  • Digital:

    • Provide web graphic design and user experience oversight on key digital projects

    • Design and execute email / social / web marketing communications campaigns

    • Conduct marketing analysis and data visualization

    • Conduct cost benefit analysis and ROI model development

  • Product:

    • Help refine messaging and positioning to effectively communicate value propositioning, strengths and market differentiation

    • Assist with marketing collateral development and website representation

  • Customer Segment:

    • Help define and subdivide a specific market into clearly identifiable segments having similar needs, wants, or demand characteristics

    • Aid in the design of a marketing mix that precisely matches the expectations of customers in the targeted segment

    • Supporting our internal client management and business development teams with large customers, prospects, consultants and business groups

    • Work closely with internal teams as well as external vendors on planning and execution of consumer marketing initiatives

  • Market Research and Competitive Intelligence:

    • Research industry and competitive trends and data to inform product and marketing strategies

    • Conduct secondary research and competitive intelligence analysis

    • Conduct SWOT analysis (strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats) by means of researching industry trends, gathering competitive intelligence, and leveraging internal and external sources to inform go-to-market plans/ strategies

  • Experience:

    • Create comprehensive journey maps outlining things such as end to end member experiences and business processes

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

  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or another related field

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

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 7 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.   

  • Desired Start Date: 06/07/2021
  • Job Function(s): Consulting, Communications, Journalism/Media, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and Brand/Product Management


  • Degree Level: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Admin, Bachelor of Science
  • Desired Class Level(s): First Year, Sophomore
  • Desired Field of Study: All Majors

Application Details

  • Application Deadline: 03/20/2021
  • Employer: UnitedHealth Group
  • Contact Name: Ashley Trdan

Application Instructions:
In order to be considered for this position you must navigate to our college recruitment careers section and apply to Job ID 888080