Human Resources Leadership Program - Summer Associate

Cigna Bloomfield , CT 06002

Posted 2 months ago

Human Resources Leadership Program - Summer Associate

Cigna's Human Resources Leadership Program (HRLP) Summer Associate Internship is a 10-week experience that will allow you to have an impact on our business while developing a foundation to build your career within healthcare. Cigna offers summer associates an opportunity to own specific deliverables and work alongside HR leaders within a variety of functional areas. As a Cigna Summer Associate, we'll help you create the Human Resources career that you want through a variety of unique experiences.

As a Cigna Human Resources Leadership Development Program (HRLDP) Summer Associate, you will be:

  • Assigned to an HR function that encourages you to build your business acumen and strengthen your leadership skills as you deliver upon high-impact project work

  • Paired with an HR colleague to serve as a peer mentor

  • Exposed to Cigna's executive and HR senior leaders in smaller, targeted forums

  • Positioned to develop and hone your presentation skills by presenting the end of summer reports to our HR executive team

  • Challenged to grow, learn, and contribute to Cigna while having fun

Your Human Resources Leadership Development Program summer experience will include:

  • Multi-dimensional, customized personal development achieved through a challenging project-based role in one of Cigna's key business areas

  • Experiential learning, executive speaker series, and networking

  • Leadership development through Cigna's competency-based assessment model

  • A supportive and collaborative community of peers

  • Community outreach and charitable events.

The HRLDP Summer Associate Internship is the primary entry point to becoming a Full-Time HRLDP Associate. Summer associates selected to join the Full-Time HRLDP will participate in three personalized rotational assignments ranging 12-18 months in duration, aligned to Cigna's strategy and your personal development goals.

What you'll need:

  • Currently enrolled in your first year of a Masters-level Human Resource/Labor Relations program, or MBA program with a focus on Human Resources

  • A minimum of 2-4 years of professional work experience, preferably within a Human Resources function

  • Demonstrated ability to influence in a highly matrixed organization

  • Exceptional business acumen along with leadership, innovative thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Aptitude to work strategically in a variety of functions and environments with a global mindset

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Results-oriented mindset with a commitment to customer service

  • One goal of this internship program is to prepare and identify qualified candidates for roles with Cigna post-graduation. Therefore, this temporary internship is open only to individuals who are eligible for employment in the United States after college graduation and who would not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Potential locations:

  • Bloomfield, CT (Cigna Headquarters)
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • St. Louis, MO

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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