Intern, Health Promotions | American Lung Association

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Intern, Health Promotions

City: Honolulu

State: Hawaii

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for an Intern, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Mountain Pacific Region.  Working alongside members of the Health Promotion Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy. 

In this role, you will work with American Lung Association staff to help develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate our adult tobacco cessation program (Freedom From Smoking), as well as asthma awareness and management, and other lung health community programs on Oahu. This is an unpaid internship available for course credit with a minimum time commitment of 10 hours per week.


  • Gain a basic understanding of the American Lung Association & nonprofit operations
  • Provide onsite support and assistance at Freedom From Smoking clinics, community presentations, and fundraising events
  • Promote events and lung health information through community events and public presentations
  • Program evaluation data entry in compliance with HIPAA
  • Generate in-kind donations for lung health programs
  • Carry out other duties as assigned


  • Must be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Health Education, Public Health, Sustainability, or related field, and eligible to receive course credit for this internship
  • Must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Experience working with diverse populations and community partners
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills in order to research, develop, and execute program deliverables
  • Computer literate; proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies)
  • Experience with public speaking and use of media
  • Hold valid driver’s license and be able/willing to attend events and meetings as requested, including weekends
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all unpaid interns and volunteers must abstain from tobacco use in any form


To apply please send cover letter and resume to (include job title in subject of email):

Jenna Lee
American Lung Association
Email:  [email protected]

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


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