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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. We welcome current students to apply for one of our internship opportunities.

Internships are designed for current undergraduate students during the Fall, Spring and Summer of each year. Please review the requirements and qualification for the available opportunities.

All available internship opportunities are volunteer unpaid positions. School credit can be provided.

  • The deadline to apply for the Fall Semester internship is May 26, 2017
  • Fall Semester internship lasts from August 14 to December 15

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

Qualified applicants should possess: 

  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • working knowledge of Raisers’ Edge
  • demonstrate maturity and responsibility
  • Candidates bilingual in both Spanish and English are needed and encouraged to apply

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 Intern

  • Responsible for assisting the Marketing/Communications team with the development and execution of Make-A-Wish internal and external communications, marketing and collateral materials and advertising/publicity campaigns
  • Writing and social media sample is required along with resume and cover letter
  • Responsible for creating a social media strategy surrounding upcoming chapter signature events
  • Experience with InDesign, publisher, and email marketing tools preferred
  • 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