Bring your compassion and your competency to the clinical setting, where you can make a difference every day. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you’re also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come.


Growth and development

We understand the critical role you provide in the health care system and we believe there is always room for growth. Learn more about the Center for Clinician Advancement and how it gives you the opportunity to develop and grow your career.

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Complex adult/geriatrics fellowship program

A joint venture between Optum and the George Washington University School of Nursing, this innovative fellowship experience will equip you with the skills to think critically and practice confidently in managing complex adults and older adults across care settings.

Fellowship details

  • During their first year in the post-graduate fellowship program, fellows will take advanced nursing courses through George Washington University School of Nursing, paid for by Optum.
  • After the 12 months, fellows can then transfer up to six credits toward the GW Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).
  • Fellows can develop specialized skills in complex adult and geriatric care with a choice of two fellowship tracks: institutional or community settings.


About you

  • Must be a licensed and certified nurse practitioner by start of program.
  • Interest in chronic disease management and palliative care
  • Self-driven critical thinker.
  • Capable of developing strong relationships.


Healthcare apprenticeship program

UnitedHealth Group’s health care apprenticeship program will equip you to gain the knowledge and skills to receive a certification and begin a career in health care.

Apprenticeship details

  • You will receive full-time employment with benefits from day one of classroom education.
  • All classroom and on-the-job training is funded by the organization.
  • You will receive supportive teaching and mentorship throughout the program.
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About you

  • High school or GED diploma.
  • Passionate about interacting with patients and developing a career in the health care field.


Pharmacy internship

As a pharmacy intern, you’ll hone your compassion and consultation skills in our non-retail pharmacy setting.

Internship details

  • Full-time and part-time internship opportunities throughout the summer and school year.
  • Work side by side with clinical pharmacists.
  • Shape your pharmacy career and build your network.
  • Apply coursework knowledge to the real world.


About you

  • Must be pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (completed at least one year).
  • Consulting and communication.
  • Problem solving.
  • Helping people make decisions.
  • Balancing analytical insights with compassionate responses.