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Sales Representative Intern (Bilingual Spanish), Indianapolis

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. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 


This is not just a summer internship. Become a part of a dedicated team within our sales call center that is working hard to make health care work better for everyone.  You benefit from healthcare sales experiences and collaboration with experienced professionals and leaders. You’ll have the opportunity for continuous learning while building a foundation of skills.


As exciting as it may be, this kind of opportunity also presents unique challenges.  You’ll need to keep up with constantly evolving systems and technology tools. You’ll need to embrace our commitment to an agile and collaborative culture that drives a successful sales center. You’ll need to work in a disciplined approach to processes that helps us protect the health care data of millions of members.


**Housing assistance may be available for this position** 


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


**Start Date is 5/29/2024 for unlicensed interns; 6/4/2024 for those who are already licensed in their resident state for both life and health insurance (NOT required to be licensed at time of hire)**


This 10–12-week internship is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday – Friday 8:00am  4:45pm EST.  After successful completion of the internship program, opportunity for -continued employment may exist. Our office is located at 7440 Woodland Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46278.  The ability to work hybrid exists if the at home workspace meets our compliance requirements.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtain Resident Life and Health Insurance License (pass state exam) within the first 30 days of employment
  • Learn about the various roles of an [inbound] insurance call center, including systems, processes, compliance expectations, product options, and sales techniques
  • Apply your learning by:
    • receiving and handling inbound calls from customers interested in purchasing insurance products
    • accurately transferring qualified calls to the appropriate team
    • answering transferred calls and complete customer applications
    • updating the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database with customer information
  • collaborating with others as part of a team or work independently to solve routine or complex problems
  • Participate in researching, preparing, and delivery of a final executive presentation 
  • Mentoring, networking, and various enterprise wide opportunities


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
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the duration of the internship. Internships are not intended for graduating seniors
  • Bilingual in Spanish (an assessment will be administered during the interview process)
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. 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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in Business, Management, Operations, Sales/Marketing, or a related business field
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated ability in using computer and Windows PC applications including Microsoft Word and Excel, which includes strong keyboard and navigation skills and learning new computer programs
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, including the ability to navigate a computer while speaking on the telephone


What are the reasons to consider an internship with UnitedHealth Group?   

  • Exposure to teamwork and a collaborative environment in which you are encouraged to network
  • Opportunity to become knowledgeable in facets of financial and healthcare decision-making that span over one’s lifetime
  • The daily ability to “leave work at work”
  • A focus to support a work-life balance
  • Opportunity for continued employment
  • Mentor/Mentee program
  • Networking opportunities 
  • Social Responsibility within the community


At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    



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.