American Heart Association (AHA)

Intern (National Hypertension Control Initiative)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in United States 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. Offices will be reopening on a part-time basis in September 2021 and a full-time basis in January 2022; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Part-time Internship in our National Center office . The location for this position is flexible and remote .

This internship will focus on supporting the National Hypertension Control Initiative team with program support, administrative and outreach duties. We will gladly work with your schedule, but we are expecting this person to work approx. 20 hours each week. This duration of this internship is 9/2021-12/2021.

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 Public Health, Health Science, Biology or General Science.
  • Must be knowledgeable in Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to produce charts and graphs.
  • 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 disparity and Health Equity, public health, community health centers, community based organizations,
  • Prior experience with promoting health wellness programs and materials
Want to increase your chances of an interview? Include a cover letter!

Submit a cover letter explaining why you are pursuing an education in public health or a related discipline and why the AHA internship appeals to you.

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 Diversity Distribution US - Top 50 Posted Date 36 minutes ago (7/8/2021 4:22 PM) Requisition ID 2021-7175 Job Family Group Business Operations Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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