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Make-A-Wish Georgia has several internships that offer on-the-job training as well as a chance to impact the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Internships are designed for current undergraduate students during the Fall, Spring and Summer of each year. All available internship opportunities are volunteer unpaid positions. School credit can be provided.

  • The deadline to apply for the Fall Semester internship is August 9, 2017
  • Fall Semester internship lasts from August 21 to December 1

To apply for an internship, potential candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Priscilla Rodriguez at or fax 770-916-0222.

Development Intern

  • Responsible for supporting fundraising staff in all aspects of revenue generation from fundraising event to cultivating individual and major donors.
  • Assisting with fundraising events such as our Gala, Walks, and Golf Tournament.
  • Assisting with design, copy writing and production of donor materials and ongoing correspondence.
  • Conducting prospect research and analysis to support solicitation strategies.
  • Assisting with the organization and tracking of donor and sponsor information.
  • Daily maintenance of database records and donor profiles.
  • Builds relationships with outside vendors; potential for in-kind solicitation.
  • Ideal for candidates pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration or related field.

Finance Intern

  • Responsible for assisting the Director of Finance with daily duties which include internal reporting, forecasting and analysis of ongoing budget trends and assisting with data input related to accounts payable and receivable.
  • Ideal for applicants pursuing a career in Accounting or Finance.
  • Only needed during the Fall Semester.

Marketing Interns

Make-A-Wish is breaking new ground, so Marketing is all hands on deck. The Marketing interns will have an opportunity to leave their footprint on our local chapter as we embark on a brand refresh come January 2018. Each intern will play a vital role in helping Make-A-Wish Georgia implement new brand elements, create a new look for our chapter and change the way we story tell.

Creative Services Intern

  • Serve as the primary graphic designer of the chapter
  • Maintain and update Make-A-Wish Georgia's website
  • Schedule and manage photographers and videographers for major events 
  • Experience with InDesign, SiteCore, WordPress, and email marketing tools preferred
  • Ideal for applicants pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Marketing

Content Writer Intern

  • Create engaging and captivating social media posts
  • Manage digital content calendar
  • Compose wish stories for website and donor purposes
  • Experience with all major social media platforms preferred (experience with Hootsuite is a plus)
  • Ideal for applicants pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or Marketing

Program Services Intern

  • Responsible for assisting the Program Services team in all aspects of the mission delivery, including but not limited to; managing wish files, communicating with medical professionals, assisting with referral calls, and working with volunteers.
  • Responsible for maintaining communication with the wish families.
  • Ideal for applicants pursuing a degree in Family and Child Development, Human Development, Psychology, or related field.

Volunteer Services Intern

  • Responsible for assisting the Volunteer Manager in all aspects of the Volunteer Program including but not limited to; recruiting and training volunteers, managing volunteer files, processing applications, and communicating with volunteers.
  • Must be comfortable and confident communicating over the phone.
  • Ideal for applicants pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business, Public Relations, or other related fields. All majors are, however welcome.
Make-A-Wish® Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
(770) 916-9474