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The BPI-UnitedHealth Group Data Science (BUDS) Program

Become a Data Scientist

Join our rigorous 12-month training and job-rotation program specially designed to prepare the next generation of data scientists.


Join the Summit

Learn from industry leaders and seasoned data scientists at the
BPI-UnitedHealth Group Data Science Summit on March 19.


BPI-UnitedHealth Group Collaboration

The Bank of the Philippine Islands and UnitedHealth Group have come together to advance the data science ecosystem in the Philippines. The BPI-UnitedHealth Group Data Science (BUDS) Program offers a unique, accelerated development opportunity for recent graduates wanting to pursue a career in the field.

About the Companies

Bank of the Philippine Islands

Founded in 1851, Bank of the Philippine Islands is the first bank in the Philippines and in the Southeast Asian region. BPI is acknowledged as a leading provider of financial services in the Philippines, and has a network of over 800 branches in the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Europe. The establishment of BPI, originally known as El Banco Español Filipino de Isabel II, ushered in the start of the Philippine banking and finance industry. BPI proudly carries on this tradition, financing many private and public sector initiatives and enterprises in support of economic growth and nation building.


UnitedHealth Group

As the largest, most diversified health care company serving people globally, UnitedHealth Group is uniquely positioned to help solve the world’s most complex and every day health care challenges. This is achieved through two distinct yet complementary businesses: UnitedHealthcare in health care benefits, and Optum in health care services. Collectively, the capabilities of these businesses allow us to help improve access to higher quality care, lower costs, increase transparency and ultimately strive to produce superior health outcomes. This commitment to innovation and momentum for change reflects the passion of the women and men of UnitedHealth Group to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for all.