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As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. 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.

This internship will focus on supporting the Data Science team and is intended to better your knowledge, understanding, and experience in Data Science and statistical analysis. The individual will be responsible for retrieving, processing, analyzing clinical data, and summarizing results to cross-functional teams. You will have the opportunity to learn and work with staff within Data Science as well as other departments and volunteers.

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 heart.jobs.

Internship Overview:

Time Commitment: 24 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 enriching your personal life by making a difference in the lives of others.


Tasks could include things like the following:

Retrieving, processing, and analyzing clinical data or other biomedical data.
Developing Data Visualization Tools by designing custom charts and plots to illustrate complex data sets clearly and creating interactive dashboards for data visualization.
Summarizing results to cross-functional teams.
Draft manuscripts.


Currently pursuing a BA/BS or advanced degree in data science, computer science, statistics, or biomedical engineering.
Proficiency in data analysis programming languages, particularly R or Python, and a range of data science analysis software.
Experience with large-scale machine learning models and natural language processing techniques, with a focus on Large Language Models (LLMs) such as GPT or similar technologies.
Proficient in JavaScript, including libraries and frameworks such as D3.js, Chart.js, or React for developing interactive data visualizations.
Experience with front-end web development technologies including HTML5, CSS3, and modern JavaScript ES6+ for creating user interfaces and visualizations.
Familiarity with web development frameworks such as Angular, React, or Vue.js for crafting responsive web applications.
Knowledge of UI/UX design principles to create intuitive and visually appealing data visualizations.
In-depth knowledge of data analysis or statistical analysis methodologies, with prior experience with clinical data being advantageous.
Ability to deal professionally in a corporate or non-profit environment and assume responsibility for guiding projects and programs from inception through completion.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment managing multiple priorities involving multiple entities.
Intermediate to excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
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.

Compensation & Benefits

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.

This position is expected to close April 4, 2024

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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