Leadership development and management rotations in health service for graduate level students.
Cigna's HealthService Leadership Program (HLP) focuses on building general leadership talent through executive coaching, dynamic rotational roles, and personalized development to create a pipeline for future executive positions at Cigna. Through a series of four rotations each lasting 12 to 24 months in business lines that align to Cigna’s enterprise strategy, the HLP will help you refine your general management and leadership skills through several experiences such as leadership assessments, mentorship, business acumen, and experiential learning.
Functional Areas for Rotations
Most rotations are completed in the following functional areas: Marketing, Product, Finance, Service Operations, Strategy and Business Development, Operational Effectiveness, Pharmacy, Underwriting, and Sales Effectiveness. Program associates are often aligned with business segments that include: U.S. commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, government and higher education, hospitals, third party and private insurance exchanges, life, accident, disability, voluntary benefits, and global benefits.
Qualifications for Full Time and Summer Associates
A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Health, or Health Administration, with a strong academic record
Four to five years of business related work experience. (Refer to the FAQ page for more information.)
An interest in health care and desire to work within a dynamic marketplace
Passion and dedication to become a business leader in the health service industry
Demonstrated ability to influence across a matrixed organization
Strong business acumen along with leadership, innovative thinking, and analytical problem-solving skills
Aptitude to work strategically in a variety of functions and environments with a global mindset
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Perseverance, interpersonal savvy, ability to deal with ambiguity, customer focus, and courage
Geographically mobile with a willingness to relocate to Bloomfield, CT, Cigna's Healthcare Global Headquarters
Candidates need to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States in order to eligible for this position.
Why Choose Cigna HealthService Leadership Program
HLP associates are challenged to build upon their past work and graduate school experience by taking on key roles in the health service industry. Learn more
A Variety of Roles
The variety of roles Cigna plays in the health services industry allows HLP associates the opportunity to develop in a multitude of ways. Learn more
Frequently Asked Questions
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