About Aetna Summer Associate Program

Aetna's mission is to build a healthier world by helping people realize their ambitions and achieve their goals, one person and one community at a time. We are a leading diversified health care benefits company that is helping to transform health care by providing and advancing the information, tools and resources people need to achieve their best possible health.

Aetna's internship experience is known as the Summer Associate Program and is a nationally recognized experience; it is also a great way to gain confidence, sharpen your skills, and make a difference.

Our Summer Associates get valuable work experience and participate in:

  • A cross-functional project that provides solutions to real business issues at Aetna
  • Community service initiatives
  • A guided mentoring program
  • Networking events
  • Discussions with senior leaders

And our Summer Associates have an increased likelihood to receive an offer for a future role with Aetna! Approximately 80% of our interns received job offers (2016, 2017, 2018).*

*Aetna University Relations internal reporting (September 2018).

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You are eligible if you…

  • Are currently enrolled in college, pursuing a relevant degree
  • Have a current GPA of 3.0+
  • Have a willingness to relocate (if applicable)
  • Have an interest in a full-time position with Aetna upon graduation

Aetna Summer Associate Program

  • University Relations
  • Aetna Inc.
  • 151 Farmington Ave
  • Hartford, CT 06156


  • Number of Interns: 101 or more
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Stipend
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, Graduate Students