Intern, Human Resources-Remote


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.

During your internship, you will have the opportunity to perform a variety of duties related to Human Resources, compliance tracking, reporting, business processes and procedures, as well as special projects. Additionally, the intern will gain valuable exposure to the realm of Human Resources by actively contributing to regional HR initiatives. This multifaceted role offers a chance to make a meaningful impact while honing essential skills for a well-rounded professional journey.

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

Internship Overview:

Time Commitment: 25 hours per week
Internship Duration: 5/20/2024 – 8/9/2024
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 enriches your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.


Tasks could include things like the following:

Review and update organization charts, offer feedback, and fresh perspective on content and format.
Understand and support the process for student volunteers, background checks, and equipment/system access requirements.

Assist in the tracking and auditing of the regional volunteer/internship program.
Provide Wellness program support to include learning the benefits and details of the Wellness Program, collaborate, and support the regional wellness team with program goals, initiatives, and communication.
HeartU Compliance Course Tracking and follow-up.
Overtime Reporting and other reporting as needed.


Working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in HR, Communications, or related field.
Desire to learn the principles and practices of Human Resources.
Ability to work both independently and in team settings and able to meet deadlines.
Self-motivated, resourceful, problem-solving, and solutions-oriented approach.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including professional interaction with colleagues.
Intermediate to excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Basic knowledge of Canva is helpful.
Required Equipment: Reliable WiFi Connection
Minimum availability of 20 hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30 am-5 pm.
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 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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