Intern - Public Relations:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta Georgia

Requisition #:  21571     
Name of Location:   Office Park (1699)
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Temporary
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 


The summer internship program provides current college/graduate students the opportunity to work on meaningful, project-based assignments in various non-clinical areas. Intern responsibilities may include project management, event planning/support, logistics, data base management, research and analysis. Students typically work full time during the summer program, which runs from mid May to early August.


The Public Relations Intern will support the efforts of the public relations team through a variety of activities including outreach to media, special projects, traditional and social media placement tracking, research on appropriate media contacts and editorial calendars, photography and content development for Children's numerous social media channels and various administrative tasks. The PR Intern will have the opportunity to learn about cultivating relationships with media, facilitating news stories and creating compelling content for Children's external audience.



College student working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, English or related field


  • No professional certifications required



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  • Previous Public Relations experience through internships or extracurricular activities preferred
  • Strong work ethic, demonstrated initiative, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Photography experience preferred
  • Experience with media tracking software and social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel within the metro Atlanta area



  • Develop relationships with media, facilitate news stories, and host media on Children’s campuses
  • Support the team’s monthly traditional and social media placement tracking
  • Research appropriate media contacts and editorial calendars
  • Participate in the development of communications campaigns featuring multimedia content
  • Brainstorm and create compelling content for Children's external audiences
  • Photograph events to share with media and social media


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)


Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



Location Address:  1699 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp



Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

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