872994 Digital and Project Management Intern La Crosse WI

Improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.SM

LHI Digital and Project Management Intern - La Crosse, WI (872994)

Position Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Digital and Project Management intern will work with Project Managers and Digital Product Owners in the Project Management Office and Experience Office.

The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position.  Based on leadership decisions and business needs, “all other duties as assigned” will be expected for each position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop understanding of the project management framework including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and close out
  • Develop understanding of product management and human centered design including product roadmaps and backlogs, user interviews and research, usability testing, and content management

  • Develop understanding of the agile Scrum framework and software development lifecycle

  • Create and/or maintain tools and templates in support of project and product efforts

  • Schedule meetings, consolidate and distribute meeting notes and action items, or conduct meetings in support of project and product efforts

  • Coordinate the ordering and purchasing of resources needed to facilitate design or planning activities

  • Assist in the tracking and basic analysis of budgets and provide updates or recommendations

  • Assist in research and data analysis in support of decision making, making clear concise recommendations to project managers and product owners

  • Document and/or maintain department processes and methodologies

  • Update and maintain data sources for reporting project and product portfolio status

  • Participate in the evaluation of user feedback including engagement with the Net Promoter System to drive engagement and experience

  • Plan, manage and execute basic initiatives is support of department, project or product goals – under the guidance of team mentor

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 enrolled in college and working towards an Associates or Bachelor’s degree with an interest in Project Management or User Experience

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

  • Ability to pragmatically break down large work items into smaller units and sequence units into a logical order for completion

  • Ability to understand medium to highly complex workflows and the concepts associated with creating them

  • Detail oriented with exceptional written and verbal communications skills

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills, passionately curious about how things work

  • Highly motivated, passionate, team-player

  • Ability to meet scheduled task requirements within assigned deadlines

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

  • Must local to the La Crosse, WI area

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • National Career Readiness Certificate

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.



Keywords: digital management, project management, intern, internship, La Crosse, WI, Wisconsin
  • Requisition Number872994
  • Job TitleLHI Digital and Project Management Intern - La Crosse, WI
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • La Crosse, WI
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusTemporary
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelInternship
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt