Intern, Community Impact in Augusta, Georgia
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. Individuals will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines, to include volunteer recruitment/management, community event planning and management, public health research, community partner networking/connection, and program development/implementation.
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.
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Time Commitment: 20 hours per week
Internship Duration: 1/17/2023 – 5/5/2023
Intern must be based in Augusta, GA , Aiken, SC , or immediate surrounding area
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:
Community event planning and participation
Assistance with developing event materials.
Public health research
Establishing/maintaining strong community partnerships
Program development and implementation
Leadership and board support
2+ years educational or equivalent experience in health or public health courses.
Demonstrated ability to research health topics and translate findings into actionable guidance.
Demonstrated excellence in written communications skills, including writing on health topics for promotional or educational outcomes.
Demonstrated skills in effective one-on-one and group communications and comfort with working with all levels of community leaders, volunteers, and staff.
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 to excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Basic knowledge of Canva, Animoto or Adobe Creative suite is a plus
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 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
Posted Date 1 month ago (11/7/2022 11:34 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-9536
Job Category Health Strategies
Additional Locations US-SC-Aiken
Position Type Part Time