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American Heart Association Intern, Consumer Website Digital Content-Remote in Dallas, Texas


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. 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 digital content internship will work with other content creators within the National Marketing and Communication department to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization while working directly to manage digital content for several American Heart Association and American Stroke Association websites.

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

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 5/20/24-8/9/24

  • Remote Position

  • Salary: $23.00 per hour

Internship Outcomes:

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:

  • Website Support: Working with American Heart Association Digital Content Managers, handle and document completion of assignments (issued in an online job tracking system) such as page edits, building new pages, handling page redirects, or related activities within Sitecore.

  • Brand Adherence: Ensure the alignment of our visual design with our brand identity, user needs, and business goals.

  • Quality Assurance: Use software (e.g. Siteimprove) to identify and remediate issues like broken links, misspellings, content freshness, format conversion, and accessibility (ADA compliance).

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Update web pages and content to improve SEO in efforts to make it easier for consumers to discover American Heart Association content that meets their needs.

  • Language Translation : Assist American Heart Association team members as they work with a vendor to implement all aspects of our current translation process.

  • Readability : Join in work that seeks to advance health equity by making American Heart Association content easier to read and comprehend for all.

  • Special Projects: Participate in site or section testing, content audits, and other duties as assigned.


  • Juniors, Seniors or Graduate students pursuing a degree in public health, digital content/design, or a related field of study.

  • Interest in working with content management systems (CMS) to produce and handle online content (hands-on CMS experience preferred, but will consider any relevant similar experience)

  • Familiar with (or keen interest in) website accessibility standards and practices, HTML basics, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques and tools.

  • General technical proficiency and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and eagerness to learn.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Basic visual design skills, with an eye for details, aesthetics, and usability. Experience in Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively and handle multiple tasks and deadlines.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection.

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship, now or in the future. For any roles working remotely, the work must also be performed inside the United States, not in a foreign country.

Compensation & Benefits

The job application window is expected to close April 12, 2024.

The American Heart Association invests in its people. 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.

Apply Today:

So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?

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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (2/27/2024 1:50 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-12707

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

Location: TX-Dallas