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HealthService Leadership Program (HLP)

A Great Start…

Do you want to change the future of health care? Cigna's HealthService Leadership Program (HLP) focuses on identifying and attracting top students from premier graduate schools who will influence change in the organization and develop into senior leaders..This program incorporates high-impact rotations and senior-level exposure with focused training and development. The HLP offers a flexible rotational program (three to four rotations on average, 1.5 - 2 years each) that touches upon the critical areas of Cigna's business and matches an individual's interests with key business needs.

 

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Learn about our HLP Summer Internship.

 

 

Challenge Yourself

As an HLP associate, you can take ownership of challenging projects while completing rotations in the major functional areas of Cigna's business including:

  • Finance & Underwriting
  • Medical Management
  • Network Contracting
  • Product Development
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Service Operations
  • Strategy & Marketing

 

HLP associates will be located in Hartford, CT for the summer internship as well as for first full-time rotations; Hartford, CT is Cigna's corporate headquarters. Geographic locations for second rotations and beyond may also be in Hartford, CT but can vary and include various field locations as determined by business need.

 

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Teach Yourself

As an associate in the HLP, you can expect to gain the following:

  • Individual ownership of high impact projects
  • Developing direct reports / people management
  • Extensive mentoring by and interaction with senior leaders and the program director
  • Enhanced transferable skills and improved perspective working in a diverse environment
  • An expanded network of talented contacts in an industry leading fortune 130 company
  • A healthy balance of work and personal life 

 

Graduates of HLP have demonstrated development of analytical problem solving, communicating, and influencing, as well as people leadership and strategic thinking. Additionally, graduates have completed rotations across key functional aspects of Cigna's business and have managed relationships with key stakeholders, including employers, members, providers, and brokers/consultants. 

 

Upon graduation, you are placed into a high-impact, broad-reaching general management role supporting Cigna's health care business. Previous graduates have held leadership roles in Underwriting, Provider Contracting, Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Sales, Product, and Marketing. Graduates of the HLP are strong ambassadors for the program and continue their involvement with recruiting, training, and development for all program members. 

 

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Differentiate Yourself

At Cigna, we are seeking people committed to delivering quality health care and related benefits to our members. We want the very best and brightest people with diligence, respect, and personal accountability.  Are we describing you?

 

Required Qualifications for the HLP include:

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience  
  • MBA, MPH, MHA or other healthcare-related advanced degree

 

Preferred Qualifications for the HLP include:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Analytical & business acumen
  • Independent & innovative thinking
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to influence others and build partnerships
  • Experience working in a matrix organization

 

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How to Apply

Think this opportunity is right for you?  To be eligible for consideration, please apply online

 

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Summer Associate Program: HealthService Leadership Program (HLP) Internship

 

A Great Start…

Three short months and one great opportunity. Spend the summer in Cigna's HealthService Leadership Program (HLP) Summer Internship, designed for top students from premier graduate schools who will influence change in the organization and develop into senior leaders.

 

The summer HLP internship at Cigna is the primary path toward joining the full-time HealthService Leadership Program. 

 

 

 

Challenge Yourself
Summer Interns can take ownership of challenging projects while completing rotations in the major functional areas of Cigna's business including:

  • Finance & Underwriting
  • Medical Management
  • Network Contracting
  • Product Development
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Service Operations
  • Strategy & Marketing

 

The summer internship at Cigna is 10 weeks in length and takes place at our corporate headquarters in Hartford, CT.

 

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Teach Yourself

The HLP Internship Program is based on the philosophy of the HLP full-time program, which is to develop an end-to-end understanding of Cigna and a thorough knowledge of the healthcare value chain to best position future leaders to succeed.

 

As a summer intern in the HLP, you, you can expect the following:

  • Projects with high impact real-time business needs leveraging the MBA skill set
  • Individual ownership with opportunity to deliver by end of summer
  • Extensive mentoring by and interaction with senior executives and the program director
  • Enhanced transferable skills and improved perspective working in a diverse environment
  • An expanded network of talented contacts in an industry leading Fortune 130 company
  • A healthy balance of work and personal life mixed with numerous social activities

 

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Differentiate Yourself

At Cigna, we are seeking people committed to delivering quality health care and related benefits to our members. We want the very best and brightest -- people with diligence, respect, and personal accountability are we describing you?

 

Required Qualifications for the HLP Summer Internship include:

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience
  • Work towards an MBA, MPH, MHA, or other healthcare-related advanced degree

 

Preferred Qualifications for the HLP include:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Analytical & business acumen
  • Independent & innovative thinking
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to influence others and build partnerships
  • Experience working in a matrix organization

 

The summer HLP internship at Cigna is the primary path toward joining the full-time HealthService Leadership Program. Summer associates have an opportunity for additional learning about Cigna, its business and culture through the internship program while Cigna has a chance to learn about them.

 

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How to Apply

Think this opportunity is right for you?  To be eligible for consideration, please apply online

 

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