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Community and Career Growth in the Technology Development Program Part 2

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 In College, Culture

Want to do tech work that matters and make great friends while doing it? New college grad Charlene participated in our Technology Development Program (TDP) as an IT intern and in the 13-month rotational program as a senior TDP associate. She shares her experiences in this two-part blog

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Community and Career Growth in the Technology Development Program Part 1

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 In College, Culture

Want to do tech work that matters and make great friends while doing it? New college grad Charlene participated in our Technology Development Program (TDP) as an IT intern and in the 13-month rotational program as a senior TDP associate. She shares her experiences in this two-part blog

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Careers after the Technology Development Program

Thursday, May 17, 2018 In Careers, CareerAreas, College

Read what Anjanette L. and Jhernan G. have to say about working here at Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group, in this interview. They are two of the Technology Development Program associates who have successfully completed the program and are now working in their new roles.

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The Importance of Serving our Military Families

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 In Military, College, Culture, Diversity

Folds of Honor is a national nonprofit that provides educational scholarships for the spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled service members. The organization was started in 2007 and now has 9 chapters across the United States. 

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Big Data and Health Care

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 In Careers, Our Businesses, Culture, CareerAreas, College

At UnitedHealth Group we work with the largest collection of health related data. It's an opportunity and challenge on an enormous scale using SAS, R/Python, Hadoop, MapReduce and every emerging platform that makes sense for a team that makes the biggest difference in health care. Check out our interview with Ashish C., an Analytics Senior Director here to learn more.

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Former Interns Tell Us How They Landed a Full Time Job at UnitedHealth Group

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 In College, Hiring Process

Getting an internship UnitedHealth Group is not only an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your summer, it’s also an opportunity to land your first full time job.  Most college students know the last internship before graduation is perhaps the most important one. 

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Innovation and Health care - An interview with Bud Flagstad

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 In Our Businesses, College

At UnitedHealth Group we are continuously exploring and testing new ideas, and collaborating with diverse partners to develop a simpler, more intelligent and cost-effective health care system for everyone. Our elite technology team is helping millions of our members around the world receive care. It makes for an exciting, innovative work environment.

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7 Tips to Answering Behavioral Interview Questions

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

Heading off to a job interview is always a bit nerve racking, but heading into the interview with confidence can set you in the right direction. Behavioral interview questions are meant to help explain your character to the interviewee. Here are a few tips to help you ace the behavioral interview questions:

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9 Ways to Nail a Phone Interview

Monday, May 8, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

Phone interviews are hard! Even for the most skilled communicators. You don’t have the benefits of being able to see a person and read their expressions. You are wondering… am I being understood? Did I say enough? Am I rambling?

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A look back at our 2016 campus events

Thursday, April 20, 2017 In College

2016 has been a busy year for us, and we want to share a glimpse of our TA team in action in campus events we participated or facilitated.

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How to Stay Informed After You’ve Submitted Your Application

Friday, January 13, 2017 In Hiring Process, College

When you apply at UnitedHealth Group, there are a number of ways to make sure you’re staying up to date. Learn more about how to stay informed on the status of your application.

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Personal Branding 101: Crafting Your Elevator Speech and Tips for Introverts

Thursday, September 29, 2016 In College, Job Search Tips, Careers

We’re continuing our conversation on personal branding for college students with Heather P, who kicked off the discussion with the million dollar question: What is personal branding? Now, we’re taking a deeper look into how you can apply that principle to yourself: from tips for introverts to crafting your elevator speech in a sentence or less.

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Personal Branding 101 for College Students

Monday, August 29, 2016 In College, Job Search Tips

One question we’ve heard loud and clear from college interns last year was about branding. Specifically, how to develop your personal brand during your internship and leverage it to launch your career. Heather P, who leads the largest social media effort for UnitedHealth Group, talks about personal branding and why it is important for students.

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Types of Projects in Our Technology Development Program

Monday, August 1, 2016 In College, Careers, CareerAreas

In Part 1, Samantha B. talks about life within TDP, a student tech program available to college interns and recent grads. Now she covers the types of projects she’s worked on and what she’s learned along the way

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My Career Path from Technology Intern to App Developer at Optum

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 In College, Careers

At the time, Samantha B. had no idea that a college philosophy class would be the inspiration for her technology career. This ‘14 Boston University grad already liked to build stuff, so majoring in Computer Science made sense. She first started her career as a tech intern at Optum, a health services and innovation company. In this blog she talks about her leap from college to career.

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Finding a Mentor Early In Your Career

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In College, Careers, CareerAreas

In today’s competitive landscape, a mentoring relationship can give you an edge that differentiates you from the pack. A mentor can help to shorten your learning curve, open your mind to new ideas, identify opportunities and advise on how to promote yourself. If you select a mentor early in your career, they can provide invaluable information on how to navigate a company and achieve your goals.

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Community and Career Growth in the Technology Development Program

Monday, January 18, 2016 In CareerAreas, College, Careers

Want to do tech work that matters and make great friends while doing it? New college grad Charlene participated in our Technology Development Program as an IT intern and is now enrolled in the 13-month rotational program as a senior TDP associate.

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How do our employees feel connected to our company’s mission in their everyday work?

Monday, January 11, 2016 In Careers, College, Culture

Sriram is working with UnitedHealth Group as an Information Security Leader and a business enabler. He provides oversight, direction & management support to security programs and handling its delivery through teams across the world. Read his blog to learn how our IT employees stay connected to our company’s mission in their everyday work.

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