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 has a great opportunity for a Part-time Internship with our National Hypertension Control Initiative (NHCI) Team. The team develops and supports signature events and activities across the country. The internship will provide an opportunity to collaborate with teams across the initiative, and throughout the organization. The intern will provide support to and collaborate with the NHCI Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) team through various strategies and tactics for research, vetting clinical processes, reviewing and editing CQI process documents and reports and performing administrative and quality improvement duties.
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: 5/22/2023 – 8/11/2023
- Remote Position
- Salary: $23.00 per hour
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
- Provide ideas to support strategic clinical quality improvement plans for health center engagements, deployment of NHCI clinical assets, curriculum design, clinical process evaluation, and Clinical Quality Improvement activities.
- Assist team to develop and improve tools and resources in support of health centers implementing a Self-Measured Blood Pressure program and NHCI clinical training and technical assistance activities.
- Assist with scribing for engagements with internal and external stakeholders.
- Other clinical quality improvement activities as needed.
- Candidates who are juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in Nursing, Biology, Health Science, Healthcare administration, or Community Health Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
- Knowledge of AP style writing.
- Understanding of health disparity and health equity, public health, community health centers, community-based organizations.
- Strong awareness of and interest in current events, pop culture, social media trends (including emerging platforms) and what’s in the news related to health care, heart disease, stroke, and nonprofit organizations
- Knowledge of PR experience
- 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
- 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.
- Required Equipment:
- Reliable WiFi Connection
Compensation & Benefits
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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.
So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?
A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in public health at the American Heart Association appeals to you.
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 2 weeks ago (3/17/2023 7:01 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10276
Job Category Administrative Support
Position Type Part Time