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Veteran Career Opportunities

We welcome and value Veterans and spouses of Military Service Members who become colleagues.



Named a 2023 Military Friendly Top 10 Employer and Top 10 Spouse Employer

UnitedHealth Group® was named a 2023 Military Friendly® Top 10 Employer by Viqtory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. To help support those who serve or have served, we provide access to career opportunities, programs and partnerships.

We understand that those who serve or have served bring special skills that can be applied to deliver best-in-class health care services. We provide tools to help these heroes understand how their skills can be applied across our company and transition to a new career.

In 2012, we joined the Veterans Jobs Mission, a coalition of U.S. companies sharing the goal of hiring 100,000 Veterans by 2020. By 2016, the coalition had hired 383,000+ Veterans. As a member of the coalition, we are part of a commitment to hire thousands more.

Named One of America’s Best Employers for Veterans in 2022

UnitedHealth Group® was named as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans in 2022 by Forbes. In partnership with a market research company, Forbes set out to identify the 200 companies succeeding in being an employer of choice for this highly regarded group.

Programs by agency

Optum supports mission-centric federal programs.

Military and VA support

Optum proudly supports the U.S. military and our Veterans.