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Mergers & Acquisitions Intern - UnitedHealth Group Corporate Development - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group • Minnetonka, MN

Posted 22 days ago

Job Snapshot

Healthcare - Health Services
General Business, Health Care

Job Description

Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you’ll get an opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference. We have modest goals: Help 132 million people live healthier lives. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Driven. You’ll find these people everywhere you turn here. You’ll also find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by imagination. Start here. And start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

If you’re a confident, articulate, professional with strong communication and analytical skills, this is a great opportunity for you to work in a fast-paced rigorous environment.  As a key member of our Corporate Development team, this position will put you at the forefront of projects that have the potential to change the healthcare industry, while providing extensive exposure to key individuals throughout our organization and also to senior management of companies targeted for acquisition. This position will also provide an opportunity to develop global healthcare industry expertise across a wide variety of businesses.

UnitedHealth Group’s Corporate Development team is like no other.  Here are just a few things to look forward to as a part of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team for the nation’s largest Managed Care Organization (MCO).

  • Work with an extremely active team of nearly twenty individuals tasked with evaluating upwards of 100 target companies every year.
  • Support the acquisition of companies across the entire organization, including Optum and UnitedHealthcare, with valuations ranging from $1 million to $15 billion.
  • Complete financial and valuation analyses that support the purchase price we ultimately pay for an acquisition target, as well as coordinate and execute the overall M&A process.
  • Receive access to the senior most individuals within the organization and have an opportunity to build relationships with and learn from these key decision makers.
  • Coordinate and execute various special projects with executive and business senior leadership, primarily related to the evaluation of potential growth opportunities.

**Housing assistance is not available for this position**

**This full-time intern position will be available for the summer starting in June 2018**

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and analyzing financial models
  • Researching M&A candidates, including qualitative, financial and valuation analyses
  • Organizing and conducting due diligence on potential acquisition targets
  • Working as a key liaison to business segments, transaction advisors and acquisition targets
  • Executing special projects (e.g., industry research, strategic planning, new business initiatives)

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, finance, accounting, business administration or related field from an accredited college / university during the duration of the internship.  Internships are not intended for graduating seniors
  • Minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA, 3.75 or above preferred
  • 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)

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, 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.

Job ID: 2551_728411
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