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UnitedHealthcare Optum Wellness Center

The Wellness Center allows students explore careers in the medical industry. Employees will use computer apps to complete health checks on JA BizTown Citizens. Employees will also build a respiratory system, study the digestive system, and explore skin under a microscope. Customers can purchase wellness-related items such as stress balls, vitamin pens, and sunglasses (debit cards only).



You may enjoy working here if you like:

  • Medicine
  • Health & wellness
  • Talking with people
  • Sales
  • Customer service

Explore real life careers at UnitedHealth Optum

The Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Experiential Learning Lab
201 Schilling Way
JA BizTown, MN 55104

  • Obtains bank loan
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations
  • Signs paychecks
  • Meets with other businesses to purchase insurance, and renewable energy
  • Helps other employees with their work, and stands in for them on their breaks
  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank.
  • Creates and prints paychecks.
  • Signs paychecks if CEO is not available
  • Pays online bills sent to business
  • Sends online invoices to businesses
  • Monitors money coming into the business
  • Deposits money from sales to Bank
  • Assists patients in wellness screenings
  • Educates citizens of healthy lifestyle choices
  • Sets prices for products
  • Sets up Point-of-Sale (cash register) and display area
  • Greets customers & accepts payment from sales
  • Builds a model of a respiratory system
  • Studies skin and fingernails under a microscope
  • Uses technology to learn about the digestive system

Students in Action