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American Heart Association Intern, Policy Research-Remote in Dallas, Texas

Overview

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.

This internship with our national Policy Research team will provide hands-on experience with translating science into policy positions to support our advocacy work at the local, state, and federal levels. The internship provides an opportunity to collaborate with members of the Policy Research team and with different teams across the Advocacy department including our Federal Advocacy, Field Advocacy, and Grassroots teams.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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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Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: 9/9/24 – 12/6/24

  • Location: Remote

  • Salary: $23.00 per hour

Internship Outcomes:

Individuals participating in the internship program are provided with an opportunity to:

  • Acquire practical job skills to be successful in a non-profit environment.

  • Opportunity to explore a career path with a reputable voluntary health/service organization.

  • Supportive professional development through an open-access educational program.

  • Complete an internship that enriches the academic and professional path, as well as personal life, by making a difference in the lives of others.

Responsibilities

Tasks could include things like the following:

  • Reporting to the National Senior Policy Analyst for access to health care and our National Associate Policy Analyst for Research and Operations on the Policy Research team, our intern will support the Policy Research team in translating science into evidence-based policy on a wide variety of topics including access to care, quality health care, systems of care, nutrition, maternal health and more.

  • The intern will complete research tasks as assigned, such as conducting literature reviews and compiling background research on our areas of interest.

  • The intern will support the development of content for resources such as policy briefs, fact sheets, regulatory comments, and other materials that supports, positions, and provides foundational information for the American Heart Association's advocacy efforts.

  • The intern will participate in meetings, workshops, and webinars with external partners, government agencies, coalitions and working groups related to the American Heart Association's advocacy efforts.

Qualifications

  • College seniors, and graduate students pursuing a degree in public policy, public health, or related fields are encouraged to apply.

  • Experience in public policy and/or an interest in advocacy and healthcare is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated skills in effective one-on-one and group communications and comfort working with professionals, academics, and learners across diverse disciplines and geographies.

  • Ability to deal professionally in a corporate or non-profit environment and assume responsibility for developing projects 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.

  • Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection.

  • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between 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 August 9, 2024.

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  • 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.

  • Healthcare Benefits – You will have the opportunity to participate in our Teladoc General Medical and Behavioral Health programs. We also provide access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost as a confidential program designed to assist employees and family members with personal issues that affect their relationships at home or at work.

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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Posted Date 1 week ago (7/10/2024 9:14 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-13776

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

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