Internship Opportunities

Note: All internships are unpaid.

Development Intern

Goal of Position: Assist the Development Department with projects aimed at maintaining the Museum’s relationship with current donors.

Activities:

  • Assist with drafting and producing donor correspondence, including proposals, acknowledgments and reports
  • Assist with record keeping, including maintaining current donor data base (Altru), generating management reports and filing
  • Undertake various projects as needed

Time Commitment: No less than 2 months

Scheduling: Minimum 20 hours per week, Monday — Friday.  Prefer regular schedule, but can be flexible.

  • Understanding of and interest in fundraising practices and Atlanta’s philanthropic community
  • Knowledge of Altru
  • Willingness to assist as needed in cooperative team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently

Benefits:

  • Gain experience working as an integral part of the CMA Development Department
  • Contribute to the success of the museum’s development effort and support the mission of the museum

No phone calls please. Applicants interested in the Development Intern position should email resume and cover letter to:

Director of Development | Email


Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern position at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta offers interns hands-on marketing and public relations experience in a non-profit organization.The Marketing Intern will be responsible for many tasks including:

  • Facilitating market research and data analysis by helping input data, manage email databases, analyze and report promotion performance, conduct floor interviews with visitors, and researching cross promotional and community partnership opportunities
  • Escorting approved media and outside organizations/partners onsite, gathering research and providing ideas for pitches and press material
  • Searching and documenting Museum mentions to keep our clipping report current
  • Support the marketing department for all summer events, festivals, and Target Free Second Tuesdays
  • Providing administrative support to the Marketing Department including filing and project support

Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior level college student or graduate
  • Communications or Marketing major preferred
  • Available 20-25 hours per week for 3-4 months

No phone calls, please. Please email a cover letter and resume to:

Director of Marketing | Email


Special Events Intern

Goal of Position: Assist with the planning and implementation of special events that support the programs and mission of The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, while raising awareness and often raising funds for the Museum.

Activities:

  • Strategic event planning for both tactical and creative aspects
  • Assist in research of event vendors and event budgeting
  • Manage marketing tactics for various events
  • Draft event marketing and publicity materials
  • Work with volunteers to implement actual events
  • Creative brainstorming of event ideas and forward planning
  • Assistance with event wrap-up and evaluation process

Time Commitment: Minimum 2 months

Scheduling: Minimum 20 hours per week, flexible schedule

Qualifications/Attributes Sought:

  • Knowledge and experience in event planning
  • Willingness to assist as needed in a cooperative team environment
  • Excellent writing skills as well as firm grasp on rules of grammar
  • Ability to manage details of various projects under supervision of special events director
  • Previous work as an event volunteer is a plus

Benefits:

  • Gain experience in event planning working as an integral part of the The Children’s Museum of Atlanta special events department
  • Build your events portfolio by participating in the planning and implementation of strategic marketing and fundraising events
  • Contribute to the success of special events and programs of The Children’s Museum of Atlanta that support the mission of the Museum

No phone calls please. Applicants interested in the Special Events position should email resume and cover letter to:

Director of Development | Email