American Heart Association

Intern, Health and Well-Being Content Development

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/13/2023 4:29 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Administrative Support
Position Type
Part Time


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 Health and Well-being internship offers the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization where health and well-being is a top priority. The intern would have a passion for identifying gaps and solutions supporting the American Heart Association’s total health and well-being business plan and strategies, directed at both the direct-to-consumer and workforce channels.

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 intern 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.

#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 - 25 hours per week
  • Internship Duration: 5/22/2023 – 8/11/2023
  • 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




  • Research and reporting
    • Conduct online research to identify external content to curate for business leaders as part of the Well-being Works Better Resource Center.
    • Participate in our consumer research process to develop messaging and create slides to convey and communicate research results to various internal and external stakeholders.
    • Create slides summarizing ROI for sponsors.
    • Conduct analysis across our Healthy Living website and email marketing.
  • Content creation
    • Develop promotional resources for various aspects of our business.
    • Edit materials (e.g., slide decks, one-pagers, etc.) and coordinate review with internal stakeholders.
  • Support content and asset creation across Total Health & Well-Being, with emphasis on growth of workforce tools and resources.
  • Internal resource and content audit
  • Work with our Resource Center team to get all of our current Total Health and Well-being field resources posted in a user-friendly way. Many of our resources are scattered across multiple old SharePoint sites.
  • Update and improve the internal recipe database to ensure ease of sorting and searching.




  • Undergraduate course work in health promotion, content marketing, general marketing, and/or communications.
  • 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

The American Heart Association invests in its people.  Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.


  • Compensation and PerformanceAttracting 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?

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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