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American Heart Association Intern - Events in Houston, Texas


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.

Event Internship

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 and development 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.

Internship Overview:

  • Time Commitment: 20-25 hours per week

  • Internship Duration: Fall 2022

  • Work done primarily in office with some remote work

  • Type: Hourly Paid Internship

  • Location: Houston, TX

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with event teams on volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Work alongside Director of Events with all vendor and venue agreements, assist with invoice processing, and scheduling

  • Event timeline management

  • Supply ordering and tracking management

  • Assistance in coordinating and communicating with event staff

  • Management of Heart Walk event data and logistics

  • Act as the day of event vendor point of contact

  • Event photographer booking and management

  • Shot lists, photo receipt and organization

  • Management and organization of venue and vendor databases

  • Day of event assistance to the Director of Events

  • Event décor inventory management

  • Assistance in all meeting preparation


  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

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

  • Ability to plan, produce and execute events

  • 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 to excelled use in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Basic knowledge of Canva, Animoto and Adobe Creative suite is a plus

  • Minimum availability 20hrs/wk, M-F between the hours of 8:30am-5pm.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

  • Required Equipment:

  • Laptop

  • Reliable WiFi Connection

To Learn More:

To apply for this internship, please complete the AHA Application and submit along with a resume.

Diversity. Inclusion. Equity.

We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable professional environment for all. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the application or interview process and to perform essential functions of this internship. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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-TX-Houston

Posted Date 3 days ago (8/4/2022 11:38 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-8996

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

Location: TX-Houston