American Heart Association Back To Sports, Intern in Dallas, Texas

Back To Sports, Intern

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely!

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. Here, you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. Here, you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. Here, you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an exciting opportunity for a Back To Sports Intern in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

Assist with NFL programs, especially the Back to Sports program. Supportive tasks may include but not limited to the following: tracking mini-grant awards, distribution of award materials and assisting athletic trainers directly (e.g., phone/online support). This role also includes involvement in research/evaluation on physical activity/sport safety, assisting with program evaluation and survey distribution, and creation of new materials.

This is a part-time position, for approximately 10 months.

Required Experience

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

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in health-related field; preferably Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Athletic Training, or Masters of Public Health

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, with excellent time management skills

  • Experience with PC office automation tools

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Internships

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