This job opportunity is located in
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. The American Heart Association is committed to providing support for the Heart Attack and Stroke Systems of Care around the country. When a system is in place – more patients receive timely treatment. This internship will focus on the first part of that system – the Pre-hospital / Emergency Medical System.
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: 1/17/2023 – 5/5/2023
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:
Communicate and engage various Emergency Medical Service companies about Mission Lifeline awards process
Provide support for agencies who submit applications
Perform updating of the EMS accounts in Microsoft Dynamics
Participate on a team to create a framework for Emergency Medical Service education for the next year.
Currently pursuing a BA/BS or higher in a related field of study.
Intermediate to excellent proficiency in Excel including VLOOKUP and other methods of combining data sources.
Understanding of Health Equity.
Prior experience with clinical data.
Some medical terminology knowledge
Self-starter with good organizational skills and attention to detail.
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, written and presentation communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities
Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.
Reliable WiFi Connection
A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in Public Health at the American Heart Association appeals to you.
So, are you ready to Intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
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.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
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.
This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities.
EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Posted Date 54 minutes ago (1/13/2023 9:58 AM)
Requisition ID 2023-9927
Job Category Health Strategies
Position Type Part Time
Location: VA-ArlingtonApply Now
American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.