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Intern, Development

Company: American Heart Association
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEWNow 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.DEVELOPMENT INTERNThe 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.It will offer experience in the use of current business and development technologies, including the use of a computer and software applications. Our internships offer the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, and experience skills in team collaboration and customer service. Individuals 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 OVERVIEW:

  • Time Commitment: 20 hours per week
  • Internship Duration: 5/22/2023 - 8/11/2023
  • Intern must be based in Austin, TX
  • This is a hybrid position (including some time working from home, working from the Austin office, and working offsite at events). Reliable transportation is needed.
  • Salary: $23.00 per hourINTERNSHIP 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 othersResponsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of fundraising activities, programming and logistics for events including Heart Walks and Field Days.RESPONSIBILITIESTASKS COULD INCLUDE THINGS LIKE THE FOLLOWING:
      • Heart Walk Company and Team Coach Visits to provide fundraising strategies and tools for success. Virtual and in-person.
      • Assistance with pre-event planning, day of execution, and event wrap-up projects related to any of the events listed above.
      • Helping with follow-up calls and contact to prospects
      • Assisting administrative staff with tasks such as printing, collating, thank you cards, etc.QUALIFICATIONS
        • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills
        • Ability to work professionally with colleagues and professional volunteers
        • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities
        • Meeting management and event management including set up, outlook invitations, copies, catering, logistics and meeting minutes
        • Knowledge of business letter writing format, style, and protocol
        • Intermediate use in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint
        • Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm, with additional weekday evening events, and some weekend events TBD.
        • Required Equipment:
        • Reliable WiFi ConnectionAPPLY TODAY:A cover letter is recommended to explain why an internship in development at the American Heart Association appeals to you.So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular disease?COMPENSATION & BENEFITSThe 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.

Keywords: American Heart Association, Austin , Intern, Development, Other , Austin, Texas

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