This job opportunity is located in
La Jolla, California
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’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.
Individuals 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 hours per week
Internship Duration: Fall (September 11 – December 8)
Hybrid: work from home and in-person
Based in San Diego, California.
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
Understand the principles and practices of public health planning, research Administration, and evaluation.
Deeper understanding of public health by increasing their awareness of cultural needs, and challenges of connecting resources to diverse populations.
Understand the benefits of strategic partnerships between health care professionals, businesses, and community-based organizations to improve population health.
Support clinical engagement, help with Library blood pressure project, and help with advocacy campaign work, as needed.
Support planning of local STEM event focused on strengthening STEM as a career pipeline for high school students
Interest in public health, public policy, political institutions, media advocacy, nonprofit communications, and marketing.
Ability to learn quickly and have focused attention to detail.
Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
Ability to use Microsoft Office programs.
Experience in the virtual platform.
Basic knowledge of Canva.
Bilingual preferred, but not required.
20hrs/week availability, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm.
Available Tuesday and Thursdays, preferred.
Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection
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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Location US-CA-La Jolla
Posted Date 20 hours ago (7/13/2023 6:34 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10827
Job Category Administrative Support
Position Type Part Time
Location: CA-La JollaApply Now
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