Oscar

Oscar, also known as Oscar Health, is a health insurance company that utilizes technology to help customers choose the most affordable and compatible health care plan. Oscar focuses on making healthcare simple and utilizes telemedicine to help diagnose and treat their clients who have certain illnesses or ailments.

What

Oscar

Looks For

Oscar is looking for individuals who will thrive in a high-energy and driven startup environment. They want to work with people who are passionate and collaborative. Have no healthcare experience? Have no fear! Their motto is “you don’t have to have experience in healthcare, you just have to want to fix it”.



History of

Oscar

Oscar Health was founded by Josh Kushner, Mario Schlosser, and Kevin Nazemi in 2012. Oscar began selling insurance in 2014, with 16,000 members joining the platform that year. Oscar has recently focused on expanding their company by partnering with different organizations and companies, including the Cleveland Clinic, the Mount Sinai Health System, and Cigna.

Oscar

Internship Programs

Oscar Summer Internship Program

Oscar offers a twelve-week internship program at their New York and Los Angeles offices and in a variety of roles that allows students to work on meaningful projects within the company and to interact with an exciting group of technologists and other professionals. The program includes a week of onboarding to ensure a strong foundation. There is also a mentorship program, a formal performance review process, and a strong emphasis on developing skills.



What it's like to Work at

Oscar

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Finance
Operations
Engineering
IT/IS
Legal / Public Policy
Marketing
Human Resources / People / Talent
Product
UI & UX Design
Sales Operations
industries
Tech
Insurance
office locations
Greater San Francisco
Greater Austin
Greater Cleveland
Greater Dallas
Greater Detroit
Greater Los Angeles
Greater Minneapolis
Greater New York

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Juniors & seniors in college
Perks
  • Formal Onboarding
  • Formal Performance Review
  • 1:1 Mentorship
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Social Intern-Only Events
  • Volunteering Opportunities


Oscar

Interview Process

The interview process for Oscar Health typically takes 2 weeks to a month.

1. HackerRank

Depending on what internship you are applying for, the first step in the interview process will be a HackerRank coding challenge.

2. Initial Phone Screening

The next step (or the first for non-technical roles) is a quick phone screen with a recruiter or hiring manager. They will ask a mix of behavioral and technical questions and will focus on your resume and past experiences to screen you and see if you should be moved to the next round. There may sometimes be a second phone interview that goes a little more in-depth.

3. In-Person Interview

The next step is an in-person interview. These questions will be more technical and specific, pertaining to the responsibilities of the roles for which you are interviewing. If you are applying for an engineering internship, questions will revolve around coding, programming, and mathematics.