American Heart Association Intern, National Corporate Relations Operations in Houston, Texas
Now is the time to join us and make a difference. 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 has an excellent opportunity for an Intern of Impact!
The work of the American Heart Association’s Global Corporate Relations team does is integral to the American Heart Association. Our team works diligently to find creative and informative solutions to support the Corporate Relations team. We are seeking an intern with a passion for project management and helping others through efficiency. Ideal candidates will have project management experience, possess graphic design skills, and have strong attention to detail.
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.
This individual will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines, to include volunteer recruitment/management, community event planning and management, public health research, community partner networking/connection, and program development/implementation.
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 heart.org.
Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week
Internship Duration: 5/22/2023 – 8/11/2023
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:
Gain important 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 enriching your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others
Tasks could include things like the following:
Assist with planning of team meetings and Symposiums such as the International Stroke Conference, European Society of Cardiology, and American College of Cardiology.
Provide support around event timelines, budgets, and other deliverables
Creation of job aids and templates
Review and look for opportunities to improve organizations and management of our SharePoint site
Corporate Relations Review Committee preparations
Knowledge of basic graphic design including basics of Canva
Demonstrated excellence in written communications skills, including writing on health topics for promotional or educational outcomes.
Demonstrated skills in effective one-on-one and group communications and comfort with working with all levels of community leaders, volunteers, and staff.
Ability to deal professionally in a corporate or non-profit environment and assume responsibility for guiding projects and programs from inception through completion.
Effective oral and presentation communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities
Intermediate to excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.
Compensation & Benefits
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.
So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?
A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in public health at the American Heart Association appeals to you.
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, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.
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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/16/2023 6:42 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10275
Job Category Administrative Support
Position Type Part Time