American Heart Association

About American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. We are committed to advancing health equity – which can exist only when all people can have the opportunity to enjoy healthier lives. We’re removing barriers to health through work in communities, scientific research, advocating for healthy policies and more. We are thrilled to share that the American Heart Association has been recognized on the Forbes 2023 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers! During 2024 - our Centennial year - join us in celebrating our rich 100-year history and accomplishments that could not have been made possible without the people within #TheAHALife.

About Interns of Impact:

We welcome interns throughout the year to various departments and from a variety of majors. Whether you're studying IT, Communications, Public Health, Human Resources and beyond, the American Heart Association has an internship for you.

Our commitment is to provide a rewarding experience to each intern by offering an inclusive work environment where professional skills can be developed and where there is opportunity to observe, assist, and learn about the work done at the Association.

About HeartCorps:

HeartCorps is a public health AmeriCorps service opportunity for those interested in gaining valuable professional public health experience while advancing more equitable health outcomes for rural communities. HeartCorps service members will serve in-person at a hospital, clinic, community organization or public health department and gain valuable experience supporting, developing, and implementing programs and education around high blood pressure, nutrition, food security and smoking cessation.

Opportunities can be part-time or full-time. Members receive a living stipend, professional development, health insurance and an education award upon successful completion.


Medical Health Researcher

September 2022 Newark, NJ

Event Operations Intern

February 2018 - June 2018 Portland, OR
“Learning the ins and outs of nonprofit work”
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Questions & Answers

What's it really like being a Community Health/Health Promotion Intern at American Heart Association/American Stroke Association?

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