The Georgia Trust

INTERNSHIPS

Rhodes Hall
photo by Diane Kirkland

 

 

 

To apply for these internships, please send an email to internships@georgiatrust.org with the semester you are applying for in the subject line. Resumes will only be considered for the semesters for which they are submitted. Please include both a resume and a cover letter with your initial inquiry. Due to the large number of applications we receive, these policies must be followed to be considered.

All internships offer the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

Address all inquiries to:
Heritage Education Coordinator
1516 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309-2916
internships@georgiatrust.org

The following internships are available:

Preservation/Places in Peril Updates
Communications
Development

House Museums
Education
Internships at Other Organizations

Internships are available based on departmental needs. Volunteers' contact information is stored and called upon throughout the year.

All internships offer the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

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PRESERVATION/PLACES IN PERIL INTERNSHIP

Program: Places in Peril

Supervisor: Director of Preservation

Length: May-August

Qualifications: Graduate or undergraduate students of Historic Preservation, History, Public History, or a like major.  Must be able to work independently and be mindful of deadlines.  Excellent skills in writing and grammar as well as Microsoft Office. Detail-oriented, energetic personality.

Position: Interns from across the state are needed to help gather updates and photograph past Places in Peril.  Updates will be printed in the fall edition of the Rambler and added to The Georgia Trust website.  Interns can work individually or in groups, and choose which sites they wish to work with and photograph.  Some travel may be involved.  

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COMMUNICATIONS/MARKETING/PR INTERNSHIP

Program: Communications Department

Supervisor: Director of Communications

Length: 10 weeks, 15-20hrs/wk

Qualifications: Public relations and journalism majors preferred. Excellent skills in writing and grammar as well as Microsoft Office. Detail-oriented, energetic personality.

Position: Part-time internships are available year round. Responsibilities include writing press materials and newsletter articles, media relations, building and maintaining media lists, organizing news clips and office files, and other assorted communications projects.

All internships offer the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

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DEVELOPMENT/SPECIAL EVENTS/MEMBERSHIPS INTERNSHIP

Program: Development Department

Supervisor: Senior Director of Development

Length: 10 weeks, 15-20hrs/wk

Qualifications: Interest in non-profit fundraising and historic preservation. Excellent skills in writing and grammar as well as Microsoft Office. Detail-oriented, energetic personality.

Position: Part-time internships are available year round. Responsibilities may include assisting with special events, membership, and other development department activities.


All internships offer the opportunity for school credit and Raiser’s Edge training. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

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RHODES HALL SPECIAL EVENTS INTERNSHIP

Program: Special Events

Contact: 404-885-7800, events@georgiatrust.org

Position: Assist in planning, scheduling, monitoring and evaluating one of the annual special events or a new one that relates to the mission of the house and organization.

Qualifications: Excellent skills in communication, organization and event/public programming planning.

All internships offer the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.


RHODES HALL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM INTERNSHIP

Program: Volunteer Program

Contact: 404-885-7800, events@georgiatrust.org

Position: Help recruit, coordinate, train, and schedule volunteers to serve as docents at Rhodes Hall.

Qualifications: Must be pleasant, flexible, and a self motivated worker.

All internships offer some compensation and the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

 

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HERITAGE EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

Program: Heritage Education

Supervisor: Heritage Education Coordinator

Length: Interns are needed for Winter (January-April) and Summer (June-August). 20hrs/wk.

Position: Organizing documents and materials for local resource kits for classroom teachers. Helping with teacher training workshops.

Qualifications: Organized, detail-oriented, bright, cheerful, flexible, self-motivated, dependable, computer / word-processing skills.

All internships offer the opportunity for school credit. In school-credit instances, the onus lies with the student to instigate the process. The Georgia Trust provides free and ample parking.

 

 

 

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