Intern, Health Promotions (CO #1819-12)
The American Lung Association has two great opportunities for two Health Promotions Interns to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education 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 be responsible for assisting the Health Promotion & Education Team to execute programming and outreach activities to gain experience in the field of Health Education.
This is a great opportunity for the intern to enhance their skills in organization, multi-tasking and communications. The intern can expect to develop confidence and marketable skills by engaging in or assisting with many of the following activities:
- Gain a basic understanding of the American Lung Association
- Become knowledgeable of mission, development, and communications efforts.
- Gain technical training by completing lung health education and specialized computer applications.
- Participate in staff meetings and learning opportunities.
- Assist with general administrative support for secondhand smoke and tobacco prevention education to gain exposure to specific terminology.
- Assist in the office outreach efforts to encourage schools to offer lung health programming.
- Assist in compiling program data.
- Assist with brainstorming and providing creative ideas to execute secondhand smoke and tobacco prevention education programs.
- Gain a basic understanding of secondhand smoke and tobacco prevention education.
- Learn more about Non-Profit structure, including mission, development, and communications efforts.
- Gain technical training by utilizing Excel and Outlook for program delivery as well as online training platforms.
- Learn about team building and collaborating with staff.
- Learn how to develop communications for targeted program outreach.
- Learn to cultivate relationships.
- Learn how to communicate in a professional office setting.
TYPE OF INTERNSHIP:
This is an unpaid internship position requiring a minimum time commitment of 9 hours per week (flexible schedule) and may be eligible for course credit. This position will be starting in/or about January 2019 for the Spring 2019 semester.
- Must be working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Non-Profit Management, Health Education, Health Promotion, Nursing, Social Work, or related field
- Must be eligible to receive college credit for internship
- Qualified candidates must be enthusiastic, reliable, and interested in developing a career in health education, non-profit management, or related field
- Qualified candidates should possess strong writing skills, attention to detail, and have a keen interest in the mission of the American Lung Association
- Ability to multitask, perform in a team environment, and a demonstrated willingness to learn
- Ability to work independently
- Computer Proficiency – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
- Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (supplies) and have access to reliable transportation
- 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
Please e-mail you cover letter and resume to (include EXACT title in subject of email):
Email: [email protected]
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V