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American Heart Association Intern, Event Planning in St. Petersburg, Florida


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 of event planning and implementation, volunteer management, and community outreach. It will offer experience in the use of current business technologies, including the use of a PC computer and various 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.

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: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Spring

  • Hybrid position based in Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg, FL: 75% office and 25% remote


  • Event Logistics

  • Assist with silent auction preparation, including managing donation forms, taking item photos, and writing item descriptions

  • Assist with day/night of event operations, including set up, breakdown, and sales and payments

  • Participate in weekly logistics meetings to provide updates on assigned projects or tasks

  • Opportunity to learn and be involved in event timeline tracking and vendor selection and contracting process

  • Volunteer Management

  • Manage a volunteer database and respond to volunteer inquiries with upcoming opportunities

  • Marketing and Collateral

  • Design or edit slide decks, one-page overview documents, and other supplemental event materials

  • Assist with preparing and mailing external communications


  • Demonstrated excellence in written communications skills

  • Ability to interact professionally in a corporate, non-profit environment and assume responsibility for guiding communications and projects from inception through completion

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities with a strong attention to detail

  • Basic knowledge of Canva and Microsoft Office is a plus

  • Minimum availability 20hrs/wk, M-F

  • Required Equipment:

  • Reliable WiFi Connection

Apply Today:

So, are you ready to intern for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?


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 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.

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-FL-St. Petersburg

Posted Date 1 month ago (11/10/2022 1:27 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9502

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Part Time

Location: FL-St. Petersburg