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• Starts May 19

Intern, Patient Solutions and Risk Factor Management - Remote

🚀 Summer Internship


💻 Remote
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Summer Internship



  • 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.

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.


  • 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.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • 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


Work type

Part time

Work mode


Start date

May 19, 2024

Application deadline

Apr 12, 2024




  • Health Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Disability & Insurance
  • Well onTarget – Wellness Program
  • Holidays & Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)