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About Aetna

Aetna’s mission is to build a healthier world—one person, one community at a time. We are a leading diversified health care benefits company, serving an estimated 37 million people. We offer industry-leading information, tools and resources to help people achieve their best possible health. Our team of nearly 50,000 employees is committed to creating a better health care experience and providing access to affordable, high quality health care. We offer our customers a diverse range of health coverage choices and the information they need to take charge of their health. Our digital tools and online resources help guide members on their health care journey. Our people, our ability to innovate as a company, and our focus across the organization are helping to move us closer to our goals, community by community. Our strength as a company will help us deliver greater value to consumers. Join us and help turn health ambitions into achievements.

Aetna is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer- people of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

More than a job

Why work at Aetna? You want to work where you can learn, grow and test yourself. And, of course, you want decent, competitive pay and benefits. You’ve come to the right place.

We offer more than 100 types of jobs, most with career tracks. Our salaries and benefits are market-competitive, with bonuses for high achievers. And our benefits come with lots of choices. All are aimed at helping you achieve health and financial well-being.

Our employees’ health and financial well-being are important to us. As of April 2015, we increased our U.S. minimum base wage to $16 per hour, for both hourly and salaried employees. And effective in 2016, eligible Aetna employees can qualify for an enhanced medical benefits program that could save some families thousands of dollars.

Reasons to Work at Aetna

Easy commutes

Who wants a long commute? With more than 100 office locations, we may be closer than you think. You might even get the chance to work from home. Today, more than 43% of our employees telecommute.

Stretching your wings

When you work at Aetna, you’ll have chances to try new things -- whether taking on a new project or networking. Your manager will encourage you to take charge of your own career. And, in our positive work environment, you will find that your voice can be heard. After all, we want to reshape health care for America and across the globe – so your ideas matter.

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Extra $$$ for good habits

You’ll be able to earn health plan discounts for doing things you may already do – such as exercising and eating well. And you can work up a sweat at one of our many onsite fitness centers. We’re all about encouraging people to live healthier lives – here at work and across the globe.

Bragging rights

Who doesn’t want to be proud of where they work? At Aetna, you‘ll be working for an award-winning leader in health insurance. You'll see that we take our corporate responsibility seriously.

Check out our awards

Contribute to the future

We develop solutions to improve the quality and affordability of health care today and tomorrow. What we do will benefit generations to come. You can be part of that solution.

Let us help you go far

You want to succeed in your career. We want to help. At Aetna, you’ll find plenty of professional development options to expand your current skills, gain new skills and try new things.

Development planning

You’ll work with your manager to plan goals, actions and deadlines. And you’ll meet regularly to discuss your progress and make updates.

Job assignments

Working on projects in other areas within the company is a great way to grow. We encourage you to take assignments that will enhance skills or build new ones. After all, this on-the-job training benefits both you and the company!


Your manager will offer feedback on your work to help you perform well.


Mentoring can help people reach their career goals. You can find a mentor and learn under his or her guidance, or you can become a mentor to share your skills. Career mentors often learn as much as their mentees (yes, that’s really a word).

Formal training

Aetna offers many training options for building or strengthening skills. Get training on the job, in a classroom or online.

Tuition assistance

Financial assistance is available to eligible employees. We offer tuition assistance to employees enrolled in a formal degree program, or taking job-related courses.

“Work environment” is more than a physical space. It’s how we approach our work and working together. So whether you’re in an office, working from home or on the road, we can all stay connected and focused on our shared goals.

Virtual perks

  • Gain new skills with our learning center
  • Stay current with company and industry news on our intranet site
  • Make the most of your money with help from our financial center

Onsite perks

  • All Aetna locations are smoke free
  • More than 20 work locations have onsite fitness centers
  • Many locations have cafeterias with convenient, healthy menu options

Scheduling perks

  • Flexible hours
  • Part-time work
  • Job sharing
  • Compressed work weeks
  • Variable schedules
  • Telecommuting

Steps to joining Aetna

The process for being hired at Aetna has several steps. Here's what to expect when you apply for a job.

Apply online

Search for jobs and read job descriptions. You also can submit a resume and apply for a job. You will receive an email confirmation after you have applied online.

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Resume review

A member of our Human Resources team will review your information. This can happen up to two weeks after you apply. If your qualifications match the job requirements, we will contact you for a phone interview. If your qualifications aren’t right for the job, we’ll send you an email letting you know.

Phone interview

If applicable, a phone interview is conducted by a Human Resources professional. It allows us to get more information from you to determine if an in-person interview is warranted. The phone interview can last up to one hour.

In-person interview

If you are a viable candidate for the job, we will schedule an in-person interview. You will meet with the manager or managers who are looking to fill the position. You may also meet other people from the department. The interview process can be several hours long.

Reference check

This is the final step in the hiring process. We will contact each of the references you provided. This step takes about five to seven days. If everything checks out and we decide to offer you the job, a Human Resource professional will contact you with a verbal offer of employment.

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At Aetna, we are pioneering a total approach to health and wellness and we need talented candidates like you to join our team. Become a member of our talent community to be the first to know about career initiatives that match your skills and interests as they become available, in addition to details on upcoming events, networking opportunities, and news about Aetna.

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