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Event Planning Intern (Fall 2021)

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Zoo Atlanta

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Internships at Zoo Atlanta are designed to provide training and professional work experience that will help you achieve your academic and professional goals. Intern positions are unpaid and open to applicants enrolled in a degree-seeking program or who have recently graduated within two years from a college program in a field relevant to the internship being applied for.

  • PLEASE APPLY FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ONLINE AT: https://zooatlanta.org/internship

Fall Term:

  • Applications due Friday, June 18
  • Determination letters sent by Friday, July 16
  • Term: August 30 - December 20

Event Planning Intern

  • PLEASE APPLY FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ONLINE AT: https://zooatlanta.org/internship

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Zoo Atlanta’s Public Events team is seeking ambitious candidates who are eager to learn more about event management. This unpaid internship will provide professional experience in a non-profit organization and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced event environment. The internship will offer a chance to learn about event management through hands-on projects and help prepare interns for future job opportunities. Interns are expected to have experience and growing interest in event management.

* Assist with event planning, set-up and execution for the Zoo's signature events including Brew at the Zoo, Art Gone Wild and Wild World Weekend
* Attend planning and logistics meetings with Zoo staff and partners
* Assist with securing vendors, entertainment and exhibitors for events
* Create signage and materials for events
* Assist with mascot management
* Assist with special projects and event research
* Assist with routine office work
* Assist with off-site event support and promotional efforts
* Provide general assistance/information to members and guests
* Other duties as assigned

* Gain valuable hands-on experience in event planning and execution
* Develop professional skills and explore potential careers available within zoos
* Network professionally within one of the world’s most respected zoological and conservation organizations
* Provide excellent service to Zoo Atlanta’s members and guests
* Join Zoo Atlanta in its mission of wildlife conservation, education, and industry leading research

  • PLEASE APPLY FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ONLINE AT: https://zooatlanta.org/internship

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About Zoo Atlanta


800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30315, US

Mission Statement

We save animals and their habitats through conservation, research, education and engaging experiences. Our efforts connect people to animals and inspire conservation action.


Zoo Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to saving wildlife and their habitats. We dedicate our resources to conservation, research, education and engaging experiences to help connect people to animals and inspire conservation action. Learn more about us on our website: https://zooatlanta.org/

Education & Literacy


Mon Aug 30, 2021 - Sun Nov 28, 2021


Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Ave SEAtlanta, GA 30315



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Public Relations
  • Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • • Available to commit a minimum of 16-24 hours per week. Saturday/Sunday availability is required. • Available to assist with daytime and nighttime events.

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