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Science Communications Internship

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Science Communications Internship (Part time - 20 weeks) position located in our headquarters office in Dallas, TX.

In this role, you will be working closely with the Science Media Relations team and helping the team with writing, editing and proofreading science news and announcements. The intern will assist in the selection of science worth promoting to the media and public; work with freelance writers, route material for various layers of approval, analyze media coverage and research appropriate media contacts . Intern may interview researchers or volunteers, add relevant links to science news, and perform other duties to assist the team.

Educational Background: 
Currently enrolled in a college/University
Skills/Experience: 
  • Background in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations etc
  • Strong communications and writing skills

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 13 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 13 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit