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American Heart Association Intern, School Engagement and Fundraising in Eagan, Minnesota


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

What’s Your Motivation?

Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of interning for the American Heart Association- where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment.

Internship Overview

The American Heart Association’s Internship Program provides college students an opportunity for hands-on experience in various facets of event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and community outreach. We will provide networking opportunities including connecting with our Executives. The program will also offer experience in the use of current business and development technologies. Interns will have the opportunity to gain professional experience with a national non-profit organization, further develop communication and presentation skills, sales skills and experience skills in team collaboration and customer service.

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20-30 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Spring Semester

  • Must be in the Twin Cities Area for in-person work. There will be some work from home hours as well.


The intern is responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of youth fundraising and education activities for the American Heart Association. Specific projects will include support for the Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge programs in the Elementary, Middle and High Schools.

Some of the skills acquired include:

  • Experience working with and managing volunteers

  • Understanding of event logistic coordination

  • Improved written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience educating youth about the importance of healthy living

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service over the phone and in person

  • Experience working in a professional environment

Some of the activities included are:

  • Supporting Youth Market Directors Day to day activities which include Customizing website Headquarters, social media posts and parent communication.

  • Face to Face school visits with the focus of recruitment of new schools with a strong focus on Middle and High School market

  • Relationship building with current volunteers. These volunteers are primarily principals, teachers, PE professionals, Superintendents, and survivor families


  • Reliable transportation to visit event locations to recruit new Middle and High Schools within the Twin Cities Metro area. (Dakota, Washington, Hennepin, Carver, Anoka and Ramsey counties)

  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Ability to work professionally in corporate and non-profit environments

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs preferred.

  • Minimum availably 20hrs/wk, Monday- Friday during with a range of 7:30-5:00.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

  • Required Equipment:

  • Reliable WiFi Connection


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 internships pay $23 an hour.

  • 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.

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.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-MN-Eagan

Posted Date 2 months ago (10/5/2022 4:06 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9062

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Part Time

Location: MN-Eagan