Military fellowship program

The Military Fellowship Programs (MFP), in partnership with DoD SkillBridge and Hiring Our Heroes, is an innovative approach between UnitedHealth Group, all branches of the U.S. Military and eligible military spouses. The program is open to all qualified transitioning active-duty service members and military spouses. Make your mark with us and let’s start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

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Fellowship Objectives

  • Skill training in 1 of 33 job families.
  • Transfer knowledge through hands-on experience and on-the-job training opportunities with current employees.
  • Become part of the UnitedHealth Group culture and discover how closely it aligns with military values.
  • Experience a quality onboarding process as we support your transition to our workplace.
  • Explore health care industry career pathways to inform your future career decisions.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to all transitioning active-duty service members, both officers and enlisted, of any rank and any branch.
  • Military Spouses must be accepted into the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Fellowship.
  • Must have 120- 180 days of active service remaining prior to date of separation.
  • Have obtained or in the approval process from unit command.
    • Program Administration Notes:
      • Screening cadance is 4-10 months to separation. 
      • Informational Screening does not constitute placement.    

Common Job Families

  • Business & Finance
  • Corporate Operations
  • Clinical Operations and Patient Care
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Technology

Next Steps

Do you meet the eligibility requirements and want to learn more? Join our Talent Community

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Note: As published in the Joint Ethics Regulations of the Department of Defense and as outlined in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fact Sheet #71 of January 2018, service members participating in a SkillBridge program are participating in a capstone training experience at the end of their military career and are NOT eligible for wages or other benefits from industry partners since the program is supported by the Department of Defense, which will continue to cover the salaries and benefits of the participating members.