American Heart Association (AHA)

Intern (Digital Strategies)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Phoenix, Arizona


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.

What’s Your Motivation?

Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of interning for the American Heart Association- where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment.

Digital Strategies Internship

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program – Interns of Impact - provides college students an opportunity for valuable hands-on experience. This opportunity is focused on digital strategies with the ability to help create digital content to advance our lifesaving work! Enhance your Marketing and communications skills along with gaining collaboration, customer service and project Coordination experience with a national voluntary health organization dedicated to building longer, healthier lives.

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Spring 2023 (16-week structured program beginning on January 17)

  • Remote position with flexibility to be based in locations throughout the Western States Region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington)

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


  • Actively participate in internship cohort meetings and complete project deliverables

  • Work alongside American Heart Association staff on volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Assist with the development of digital assets and other communications, collateral and creative materials

  • Provide project coordination to support overall goals


  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Interest in digital communication, social media, Public Health, graphic Design, video. Skills in Graphic Design and video. Major or coursework in communications, PR, Journalism, Digital Communications.

  • Minimum availability 25hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Reliable WiFi and phone connection


Compensation & Benefits

This internship opportunity will pay $23 per hour.

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.

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

Location US-CA-Los Angeles

Posted Date 12 hours ago (1/5/2023 5:47 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9593

Job Category Administrative Support

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution Western States

Position Type Part Time

Location: AZ-Phoenix

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