Careers

Begin your life’s best work

At Optum, we want to make health care work better for everyone. That mission depends on hiring the best and brightest. Our team comprises of high performers, challengers, risk-takers and curious minds who have compassion for the world around them. Optum employees know that their work will impact the lives of others.

If you have a solid track record for innovation and accomplishment, we’re eager to talk with you. We hire experienced professionals in a variety of fields who are looking to advance their careers by working for the best in the health care information business. We also recruit recent graduates and hire college students for internships. Explore our opportunities today and begin your life’s best work:

Contact center careers with Connextions

Connextions, an Optum company, prides itself on helping consumers make the right choices for better health. We work with some of the nation’s largest health plans, providing a consumer engagement experience that is based on communicating with individuals in the channels they prefer.
 
With several contact center locations throughout the U.S., we’re looking for individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to develop their professional abilities. For those wishing to become Licensed Insurance Agents, we offer a College of Insurance Program and cover the costs of both the online training and exam fees.

Experienced professionals

Health care is changing for the better and Optum is on the forward edge of that change. We’re consultative, proactive, service driven and strategically minded. You can pull up a chair to join some of the smartest people in the business and contribute to initiatives that will drive our health care system forward. 

If you want to work with the best of the best in many areas, from marketing professionals to pharmaceutical researchers, learn more by visiting the career center. It’s time to start doing your life’s best work.

Physician careers

At Optum, our physicians play a pivotal role in our mission to help people live healthier lives. Physicians are one of the primary links to the people we serve, empowering our members with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health care choices, which create better outcomes. 

We can show you how to help people lead healthier lives while you enhance your personal and professional development. If you have diverse clinical experience, leadership potential and a passion for making a difference, we want to hear from you

Recent graduates and college students

Looking to begin your career? Make a solid head start at Optum. We’re recruiting people like you who have proven their intelligence and drive in a successful college career, and who can learn more while leading Optum into the next generation of innovative health care solutions.