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Marketing Intern (Summer 2024)

Zoo AtlantaAtlanta, GA
Start date: 05/06/2024Duration: 13 Weeks
Unpaid Internship20 - 30 hrs/wk

23 days ago


Summer 2024 Term Schedule:

  • Applications due: Friday, March 1
  • Determination letters sent by Friday, March 29
  • ​​​​​​​Term: May 6 – August 1 or May 28 – August 31

The Marketing intern will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the Marketing Team while learning valuable skills related to public relations, social media, graphic design, event and program marketing. This internship program provides students with professional experience in a nonprofit organization and the opportunity to work in an engaging environment while assisting the marketing department. It is designed to help students learn about the many facets of multimedia and marketing through hands-on projects and prepare students for future job opportunities. Interns must be able to think creatively and strategically while assisting with traditional marketing responsibilities.


  • Assist with the coordination and execution of marketing programs, campaigns and events
  • Assist with distributing marketing materials across Atlanta-metro area
  • Update and maintain various records and reports with a focus in Digital Analytics 
  • Assist marketing team with creative projects
  • Assist with content creation for various projects
  • Assist with special projects, campaigns and initiatives 
  • Assist with other duties as assigned


• Undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student, with a degree or concentration in graphic design, marketing, advertising, public relations or related area or related work experience 

• Attention to detail 

• Self-motivated, independent, quick learner 

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multitask 

• Desire to learn new concepts and work on new projects

• Availability to intern at least 20 hours per week 

• Should currently be enrolled and must have completed at least two years in a degree-seeking program

About Zoo Atlanta

We’ve come a long way since opening our doors way back in 1889! Zoo Atlanta has changed dramatically since the earliest days of our Victorian origins, from the fascinating series of events that led to Atlanta’s first zoo, to the legendary Willie B., to the history of our giant panda program. We thank you for being part of the journey — our story is still being told!
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What happens after you send in your application?

Zoo Atlanta has not provided an expected interview date. We asked Zoo Atlanta what they would do if an applicant does not move forward in the hiring process, and this is what they said: “Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to contact all applicants. Please note that determinations are based on qualifications and aligned with departmental needs. Thank you for your interest.”

Zoo Atlanta also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Marketing27%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Communication7%

  • Economics6%

  • Management Science4%

  • 360 other majors40%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Target
  • Deloitte
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Atlanta, GA | $3,272/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,410

  • Miscellaneous$889

  • Food$432

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$265


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