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Intern, Patient Solutions and Risk Factor Management-Remote

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American Heart Association

American Heart Association

Intern, Patient Solutions and Risk Factor Management-Remote

Dallas, TX
  • 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.

    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 Patient Integration team is seeking an intern interested in public health including program development, implementation, and evaluation. Ideal candidates will possess strong skills in program and project management and foundational research.

    The Patient Integration team is integral to the mission of the American Heart Association, striving to ensure that all with cardiovascular conditions or risk factors have the care, resources and support to survive and thrive. This team leads organizational strategy to improve the diagnosis, treatment, condition management, and quality of life for patients living with cardiovascular disease, stroke, or a risk factor.

    The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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, X (formally Twitter), and at

    Internship Overview:

    • Time Commitment: 25 hours per week
    • Internship Duration: 5/20/24 – 8/9/24
    • Location: 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.


    Tasks could include things like the following:

    • Market and environmental research
    • Conduct literature reviews and translate dense content into easy-to-read and understand versions and formats
    • Research existing campaigns and initiatives focused on specific patient conditions to assess the competitive landscape
    • Monitor environmental trends to identify priority funding opportunities
    • Explore program evaluation opportunities to include in proposals
    • Program and Project Management
    • Collaborate with the appropriate team lead to identify best practices and develop resources for the team such as handbooks, toolkits, and resources
    • Support the team in the development of patient and healthcare professional education resources such as web articles, handouts, infographics, etc. in coordination with marketing and communication leads
    • Develop templates for program and project reporting and assist with quarterly reporting needs


    • Knowledge in the field of public health and health equity.
    • Experience with literature reviews.
    • Demonstrated skills in research such as market research, environmental scans, etc.
    • Demonstrated skills in written communications, including ability to translate dense content into easy to read and understand versions and formats.
    • Ability to build and cultivate relationships with internal and external partners
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written community.
    • Strong organizational skills and willingness to support administrative tasks as needed
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft suite of programs
    • Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection
    • 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.

    Compensation & Benefits

    The salary for this position is $23 per hour. The job application window is expected to close April 12, 2024.

    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?

    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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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  • Industry
    Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • 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.