American Heart Association In Alabama

Jan 26, 2017

The American Heart Association in Alabama is currently looking for media communications, marketing, social media communications, and graphic design interns. Communication Studies majors are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

Graphic Design Intern – American Heart Association

Locations available: Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Montgomery.

     About Us: The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

About the Position: As a graphic arts student, you know the power behind dynamic visual design. Here’s your opportunity to take your creative talent to the next level: the American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is looking for a graphic design intern to start immediately. You’ll interpret our brand strategy and mission—to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke—in terms of design and advertising.

You will work closely with the communications department to create materials for both on- and offline promotions. AHA values our interns for their strong design sensibility and promotes their professional development during the term. There is a minimum commitment of 3 months, but a full semester of work is preferred.

Learn to meet daily, weekly, and long-term deadlines in a fast-paced environment:

  • Create graphics and design layouts for print ads, flyers, email newsletters, blog, and social media.
  • Collaborate with the communications department and support campaigns with design solutions.
  • Learn how to apply design theory to marketing campaigns and advance techniques.


  • Prior experience creating graphics and a solid grasp of design concepts.
  • Comfort working in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Already having design software available to you is preferred.
  • Enthusiasm for the design process and attentiveness to different project goals.

To apply, please contact Danielle Deavours at or (205) 510-1504.

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