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American Heart Association
DescriptionLooking for interns that are interested in a large, national nonprofit health association. Intern would be involved in Miami Region's effort to close the disparity gaps in cardiovascular health and stroke among minorities, with a focus on physical activity, nutrition and wellness.
ResponsibilitiesWill be trained in blood-pressure program to screen large numbers of people in churches and worksites, where the intern will do blood pressure screenings and enrollments into AHA software (heart360.org). Help track and monitor progress. Help educate communities about heart-health and healthy living (physical activity, nutrition, stress reduction, etc.).
Assist with administrative duties and learn how a large non-profit operates.
RequirementsInterest in public health, physical activity, wellness, nutrition; concerned about community development.
Comfortable in multicultural environments; bilingual preferred but not required.
Basic computer literacy skills.
Ability to think and work independently.