Intern for Directoor of Fundraising and Events - (Practicums and internships are available.)


Cause Areas


Sun Apr 01, 2018 - Wed Oct 31, 2018


1605 Peachtree Street, N.E.Atlanta, GA 30309


We can’t do it without you! Must presently be attending College/University!

The ideal student intern with AID Atlanta's Fundraising and Events Department will gain vital hands-on work experience in a non-profit setting, in the areas of relationship building, fundraising, event management, research and development, social media marketing, website data support, and strategic planning. **Undergraduate BA degree track students are encouraged to apply**

Internship Duration: April 1 - October 31, 2018 (Multiple semesters preferred, but not required).

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Stipend offered: YES

Essential Intern Duties and Responsibilities:

-5K Intern: Cultivate working relationships within Atlanta’s Run communities.

-Volunteer Intern: Assist with volunteer recruitment, canvassing, volunteer management.

-Social Media/Marketing Intern: Utilize social media platforms to expand reach to existing and new AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run participants.

-Teams Recruitment Intern: Serves as Team Captain fundraising liaison through recruitment engagement; Manages participant experiences.


  • Assist the Director with AIDS Walk event logistics, AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run recruitment, and pre-event promotions and post-event appreciation event.
  • Identify new potential prospects for community support and manage participant leads.
  • Provide data entry support for data base utilization.
  • Answer email correspondence and respond to questions from attendees and participants.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and oral communication/interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Social Media savvy (preferred but not required).
  • Experience in Graphic Design Program (a plus but not required).
  • Customer Service /Participant Recruitment

Good Match For Students in the following Major Degree Programs of Study:

  • Public Relations / Communications Sales Marketing / Creative Strategy
  • Sports Media / Sports Marketing Sports Management/ Event Management
  • Business/ Office Management Non-Profit Management / Recreation Management

  • Benefits to the Student:
  • Helping our valued clients affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, receive the much-needed sustainable resources and support they deserve through community engagement efforts.
  • Creating an effective and measurable community relations campaign.
  • Gained theory based research skills.
  • Development and growth of best processes and practices for non-profit fundraising.
  • Experience in planning and executing one of the largest HIV/AIDS Awareness events in the Southeast Region of the country, AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run.

  • Requirements & Commitment:
  • Very detail oriented and organized.
  • Thorough and motivated; Quick learner, Self-starter.
  • Works independent at times on assigned projects, and also works well on a team and with different personality types.
  • Manages multiple tasks and can meets deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Professional in attire and appearance.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive company data.
  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs.
  • Driver's License Needed AND must have own reliable transportation.
  • Background Check needed and must attend orientation or training

  • ***** To be considered for this internship, the individual must be currently enrolled in college or university as a junior or senior level student. Please include the following:
  • Recent resume with a professional cover letter, and phone number for a pre-interview.
  • Please submit a writing sample highlighting why you would be the best candidate for this internship. Please note real life experiences and/or interests examples. (Please submit resume AND writing samples to
  • Must complete and return a Memorandum of Agreement between your College/University internship coordinator and to AID Atlanta. MOA will be emailed to you if selected.
  • Interns must commit to 240 hours and 20 hours per week, (the length of the course/semester) OR 45 hours for each credit hour he/she signs up over a period of 8-15 weeks. (We will work with the intern’s schedule if also employed during this internship.)


  • Sales Marketing
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 20 hours/week for 240 hours
  • This is for class assigment or graduation. Prefer multiple terms (but not required), AIDS 101

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