INTERNSHIPS

Are you interested in social innovation, civic engagement or social entrepreneurship? Do you want to spend your days in a dynamic environment surrounded by inspiring innovators?

The Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) is a resource hub and open campus for civic innovators and social entrepreneurs in the heart of South Downtown Atlanta. CCI'S mission is to push Atlanta to be a smart, equitable, and engaged city by investing in community-driven ideas, supporting social enterprises, and engaging people in dialogue and action. CCI hosts a unique campus for specialized trainings and workshops, a co-working area for individuals and team of entrepreneurs, and traditional office space for civic ventures.

Interns may work on programming, events, business development, design, communications, and more. We are looking for interns for the teams listed.


Happiness + Experience Team

  • Create graphics for all social media
  • Design graphics for print
  • Create graphics for presentations (templates, slide decks, handouts, etc)
  • Cleaning up existing graphics files to create an easy-to-use library of assets
  • Update graphics and images on our website
  • Adobe Creative Suite required and Canva
  • Must submit design samples.

Community Engagement Team

  • Manage volunteer coordination 
  • Data entry and organization re: canvassing, outreach and distribution
  • Promote/push events in community
  • Attend local events/support at events
  • Support social media outreach strategy
  • A strong writer and communicator. * Must submit writing samples.

Programs Team

  • Assist with research
  • Assist with CCI events facilitation
  • Creating events in Eventbrite
  • Website content updates (knowledge of Squarespace)
  • Event setup and breakdown
  • Processing surveys
  • A strong writer and communicator. * Must submit writing samples.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • Someone who cares about the future of Atlanta
  • Comfortable meeting new people and starting conversations with strangers
  • Familiar with Squarespace, Mailchimp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Drive, MS Office programs
  • A quick learner when it comes to new apps and tech in general
  • A proactive person.
  • Likes being part of a team and works flexibly

If you are the kind of person who looks around and asks, "How can I get involved and help?", CCI is the place for you.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Class credit, if applicable 
  • Free entry to all CCI events and training programs for the duration of the internship
  • Meet entrepreneurs and local leaders who are working to make Atlanta better
  • Have a pulse on interesting events and professional development opportunities happening locally
  • Work in a great space in a historic building, easily accessible to public transportation


ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation
  • Must love pizza (we're flexible on what kind)

Internship hours will be completed during a combination of daytime and nighttime hours.

Monday-Friday | 9am-6pm Day | 6-9pm Night


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Current Resume
  • Design portfolio or Writing samples