A Meaningful Career is Why!

Updated:Sep 10,2014

Types of AHA Career Opportunities

The AHA offers a variety of career opportunities across the country. Whether you are interested in working at the National Center office in Dallas, at an Affiliate office in one of our metro locations throughout the US or working remotely from home, our management team is always seeking qualified candidates.

AHA Job Families

The American Heart Association maintains an active advocacy presence in all 50 states and advocates for the passage of state laws and local ordinances that improve heart disease and stroke health factors, reduce risk factors and help protect survivors of heart disease or stroke. 

The types of opportunities you’ll find with us include:

  • Government Relations Manager and Director
  • Grassroots Campaign Manager and Director

Learn more about our Advocacy Group


AHA offers a variety of internships to students are interested in learning more about AHA.Our point of view is that our interns are our talent pipeline and the potential future of AHA.  Therefore, we seek out students who are in their sophomore or junior year of undergraduate study and students who have completed their first year of study in their graduate program.  Internships are offered by the following groups and require a focus in the following fields of study.

Type of Internship     

Degree Pursuing


Master’s in Public Health


Bachelors in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations


Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting

Human Resources

Bachelors in Business or Human Resources Management; MBA


Bachelor’s in Marketing or Advertising; MBA

Health Equity

Bachelor’s in Public Health, Pre-Med or Nursing

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