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Intern, Event Planning in Seattle, Washington


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.

What’s Your Motivation?

Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. I t's all part of interning for the American Heart Association- where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment.

Development & Community Impact Internship

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program – Interns of Impact - provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets of fundraising campaigns and events, volunteer management, and community outreach. It will offer experience in the use of current business and development technologies, including the use of a PC computer and various software applications. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, and build experience in team collaboration and customer service.

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Spring 2023 (16-week structured program beginning on January 17)

  • Hybrid Position (Virtual and Office)

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


  • Actively participate in internship cohort meetings and complete project deliverables

  • Work alongside American Heart Association staff on volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Assist with the coordination of event logistics including execution of vendor and venue agreements, auction item procurement and organization, assisting with invoice processing, scheduling and event timeline management and supply ordering and tracking management

  • Wear Red Day, Go Red for Women, and Hard Hats with Heart Celebration

  • Assist with meeting preparation, development of communications and collateral and creative materials

  • Provide logistics, administrative and data management support for Development and Community Impact projects to support overall goals


  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Ability to accomplish/complete a task with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities across departments

  • Ability to plan, produce and execute events

  • Meeting management and event management including set up, Outlook invitations, copies, catering, logistics and meeting minutes

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of Canva, Animoto and Adobe Creative suite is a plus

  • Minimum availability 25hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Reliable WiFi and phone connection


Compensation & Benefits

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.

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

Location US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/16/2022 8:32 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9574

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

Location: WA-Seattle