American Heart Association Science Communications Intern - Fall in Dallas, Texas
Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?
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. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Science Communications Internship (Part time - 20 weeks) position located in our headquarters office in Dallas, TX.
In this role, you will be working closely with the Science Media Relations team and helping the team with writing, editing and proofreading science news and announcements. The intern will assist in the selection of science worth promoting to the media and public; work with freelance writers, route material for various layers of approval, analyze media coverage and research appropriate media contacts . Intern may interview researchers or volunteers, add relevant links to science news, and perform other duties to assist the team.
Currently enrolled in a college/University
Background in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations etc
Strong communications and writing skills
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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Requisition ID 2017-1824
Job Family Group Business Operations
Job Category Science & Research