American Heart Association (AHA)

Intern (Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Oakland, California Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet! This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Part-time Intern in our Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine group located at our National Center office in Dallas, TX .

This Internship will last approximately 3 months.

This internship will focus on supporting the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine group and is intended to better your knowledge, understanding and experience in Data Science. You will have the opportunity to learn and work with staff from the Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine as well as other departments and volunteers. We will gladly work with your schedule, but we are expecting this person to work approx. 10-15 hours each week.

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.


  • Currently pursuing a BA/BS or higher in a related field of study.
  • Must be knowledgeable in R, Python and a range of data science Analysis software.
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • AHA knowledge.
  • Understanding of Health Equity.
  • Prior experience with clinical data.
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Submit a CV /resume with your experience and a bulleted statement as to how this internship will help you achieve your goals. So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 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.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-CA-Oakland Posted Date 2 hours ago (5/25/2021 11:02 AM) Requisition ID 2021-7020 Job Family Group Science and Research Job Category Science & Research Location: Oakland, CA American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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