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Intern, Training & Consulting Project Design

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American Heart Association

American Heart Association

Intern, Training & Consulting Project Design

High Point, NC +15 locations
  • Responsibilities


    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.

    Our Consulting and Training team for the Southeast Region has an exciting opportunity for an intern. Individuals will obtain practical experience and receive hands-on training in various disciplines from experienced consultants and trainers.

    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.

    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


    • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

    • Internship Duration: 5/22/23 – 8/11/23

    • Location: Open to the Southeast region (NC, SC, GA, TN, AL, MS, FL)

    • 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



    • Project & Design

    • Assist with creating and updating training materials, including power point presentations, one-pagers, training summaries and job aides.

    • Assist with updating intranet pages, organizing digital folders and design.

    • Create and design fundraising challenges.

    • Opportunity to learn and be involved in event timeline tracking and vendor selection and contracting process.

    • Administration

    • Manage project requests including data collection,

    • Schedule calendar notices for new hires to learn about the onboarding process.

    • Serve as a point of contact and filter requests from National Center.


    • Demonstrated excellence in written communications skills.

    • 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.

    • Basic knowledge of Canva.

    • 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.

    • Some experience and/or interest in Fundraising preferred.

    • Required Equipment:

    • Reliable WiFi Connection


    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.

    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.

  • Industry
    Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Locations
    Birmingham, AL • Jacksonville, FL • Orlando, FL • Pompano Beach, FL • Fort Lauderdale, FL • West Palm Beach, FL • Tampa, FL • Saint Petersburg, FL • Atlanta, GA • Metairie, LA • High Point, NC • Greensboro, NC • Durham, NC • Charlotte, NC • Nashville, TN • Chattanooga, TN
  • About Us

    The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

    The size and scope of our organization, along with our more than 40 million volunteers and supporters, allows us to make a real impact on our shared focus of cardiovascular and overall health.