Communications Intern — Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Communications Intern -€“ Summer 2017

Atlanta Habitat for Humanity transforms communities by acting as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization through education, innovative development, partnerships, and long term relationships with families. Atlanta Habitat offers an intern the opportunity to be part of our great mission through assisting the communications team. The Communications Intern will have the opportunity to build a robust portfolio as a creative member of the Atlanta Habitat Communications Team.


Internship Requirements
• Currently enrolled undergraduate junior or senior who is majoring in public relations, communications, media studies, journalism, integrated marketing, or a related major. Graduate students studying journalism and marketing may also apply.
• Available to work 15-20 hours per week. Schedule can be flexible, and will require some weekend and evening assignments within those hours.
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Basic news and or feature writing
• Use of AP style
• Ability to meet deadlines with special attention to details
• Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff members, volunteers and community leaders

Internship Information
• Upon completing the agreed upon requirements of the internship, intern will be granted a small stipend.
• Atlanta Habitat will, to the best of its ability, complete university requirements required for the student to receive course credit.
• Internship term of 10 weeks from May-August (flexible).
• Intern will report to the Marketing Communications Director and work closely with the Communications Team.

Internship Assignments/Projects
• Capture story content from house build activities and other neighborhood revitalization projects to produce informative and engaging news features to share on Atlanta Habitat Communications channels (social media, website, newsletters, Email marketing).
• Support production of an organization newsletter (print and E-versions). This work includes research, interviews, writing and some photography.
• Write feature stories for website, social media channels, newsletters and news releases.
• Support coordination of media events.
• Complete other marketing communications tasks as directed.


To apply for this internship – please send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to with “Communications Intern” in the subject line. Please no walk-ins, phone calls or faxes. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 14, 2017. Only candidates meeting all internship requirements will be considered. Atlanta Habitat is located in the Reynoldstown neighborhood in Atlanta, and is near MARTA bus and rail lines.

Atlanta Habitat has an open door policy: all who desire to be a part of this work are welcome regardless of race, color, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, religion, sex, disability, familial status, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, past or present military status, receipt of public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law including, but not limited to, the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. This policy applies to all employees, volunteers, financial supporters, and applicants.