Current Internship Opportunities

Intern for Director of Fundraising and Events The ideal student 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:
March 1 - October 31, 2019 (This internship is open in two phases. Phase I (March 1 - June 31) and Phase II (July 1- October 31). Students from Phase I are eligible to continue through Phase II, if interested. Also, students are welcome to continue their internship through the duration of fall semester end in December. (Please discuss this option with Director upon receipt and agreement if interested.)

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2019

Stipend offered:

Essential Intern Duties and Responsibilities:

-5K Intern: Cultivate working relationships within Atlanta’s Run communities. Assist the 5K coordinator with the recruiting and promoting of the event.

-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, donors and virtual walkers.

-Teams Intern: Serves as Team Captain fundraising liaison through recruitment engagement; Manages participant experiences through creation of fundraising contests, with incentives; assist with research and development of best recruiting practices for retention and generation of former and new teams.


• Assist the Director with AIDS Walk event logistics, 5K Run recruitment, 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 a graphic design program e.g. Canva, Photoshop, Publisher (a plus but not required).
• Customer Service /Participant Recruitment.

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

The Student intern with the AID Atlanta's Development Department will gain valuable work and life experience in relationship and fund development. Undergraduate positions are available. Interns must commit to 240 hours and 20 hours per week - the length of the course/semester. We will work with the intern’s schedule if also employed during this internship. There must be a memorandum of agreement between the College/University and AID Atlanta. Also, the internship must satisfy a class or graduation requirement.

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

  • Business office Management
  • Sales Marketing/Creative Strategy
  • Sports Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Relations/Communications
  • Sports Media
  • Sports Management/Event 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 a 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.


  • A writing sample highlighting why you would be the best candidate for this internship. Please note real life experiences and/or interests as examples. (Please submit resume AND writing samples to alisha.alford@aidswalkatlanta.com 


  • 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.)


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