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American Heart Association Intern, Finance-Dallas, TX in Dallas, Texas


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets for individuals interested in gaining work experience with a non-profit, voluntary health organization.

During your internship you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of duties related to financial accounting operations, annual audit preparation and support, and special projects. The Finance Intern will apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to assist in daily, monthly, and year-end close activities, assist with internal and external audit support and assist finance team members with various tasks to support special projects.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization, and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 5/20/2024 – 8/9/2024

  • Hybrid position. Intern must be based in Dallas, TX, or the immediate surrounding area. Onsite work in the Dallas office on Tuesdays & Wednesdays. The remainder of work time is remote.

  • Salary: $23.00 per hour

Internship Outcomes:

Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:

  • Gain meaningful and practical job skills to be successful in a non-profit environment.

  • Opportunity to explore a career-path with a reputable voluntary health/service organization.

  • Gain experience in the professional world while learning about board management.

  • Complete an internship that enriches your academic and professional resume as well as enriches your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.


Tasks could include things like the following:

  • Assist in support of National Center and Regions by performing a variety of duties related to general ledger accounting to support daily operations, month-end, and year-end closing of accounting records.

  • Assist in preparing monthly reconciliations for assigned entities’ balance sheet accounts and timely research/resolution of reconciling items.

  • Assist in preparing journal entries coinciding with established general ledger close deadlines including inter-company and association-wide journal entries.

  • Assist in internal/external audits including preparation of work papers, analysis, and documentation of processes and procedures as needed.

  • Interact and engage with different team members during the monthly financial close processes and various tasks.

  • Gain experience in key finance processes of a non-profit organization, with an international presence.


  • Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate students working towards (or recently graduated with) a bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration or currently pursuing a CPA certification.

  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP.

  • Intermediate to excellent proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Proficient in Oracle a plus.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment handling multiple priorities involving multiple entities.

  • Proven skills in effective one-on-one and group communications.

  • Ability to deal expertly in a corporate or non-profit environment and assume responsibility for guiding projects and programs from inception through completion.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs./wk., M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship, now or in the future. For any roles working remotely, the work must also be performed inside the United States, not in a foreign country.

Compensation & Benefits

The job application window is expected to close April 12, 2024.

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation and Performance – Attracting talented, committed interns means offering competitive compensation, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

Apply Today:

So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 2 months ago (2/29/2024 3:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-12639

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time