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National Hypertension Control Initiative Clinical Support Intern

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 (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Part-time Internship in our National Center office . The location for this position is flexible and remote .

This internship will focus on supporting the National Hypertension Control Initiatives Clinical Team with program support, administrative and organizational duties. We will gladly work with your schedule, but we are expecting this person to work approx. 20 hours each week. This duration of this internship is 1/2023-5/2023.

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

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas:
  • Currently pursuing a BA/BS or higher in Public Health, Health Science, Biology, General Science or Healthcare Administration.
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications, with the ability to review documents.
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills, effective communication skills and experience with research design.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:
  • Basic American Heart Association knowledge
  • Prior experience in university data analysis and team-centered projects.
  • Understanding of health disparity and health equity, public health, community health centers, community-based organizations,

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Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
  • 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.
  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

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.