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Child Advocacy Marketing Intern (Summer 2021)

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Temporary
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  64188



Children’s is committed to improving child health and wellness through awareness, prevention and education efforts in our community through a defined Child Advocacy strategy with four pillars: obesity prevention, behavioral health prevention, injury & illness prevention and child protection. Armed with a team of Children’s physicians, registered dietitians and other wellness experts, we focus on three key strategies: equipping parents with the resources they need at home, training healthcare providers and working with schools and communities to support kids where they learn and play.

Our Child Advocacy team recognizes that raising a child is the hardest job there is, but we aim to make it easier to find the tips and advice parents need from trusted experts they can count on.


In 2021, Child Advocacy’s strategic priorities aimed to:

Expand obesity prevention to include renewed focus on physical activity for all ages. Continue to strengthen obesity prevention in the early care setting.

Expand prevention program in schools, ECE and provider offices. Launch pilot program in community setting. Launch first year of resiliency campaign.

Execute three illness/injury campaigns - water safety, safe sleep and motor vehicle safety.

• Support child protection efforts with an emphasis on child abuse prevention.




College or graduate student that is currently working towards a Bachelor or Master degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, Healthcare Administration or other related field, required.


  • No professional certifications required


  • Graphic design skills preferred but not required
  • Experience with InDesign and Publisher preferred but not required


  • Graphic design skills preferred but not required
  • Experience with InDesign and Publisher preferred but not required


  • Organized, detail oriented; Able to prioritize time sensitive assignments
  • Creative and flexible; Able to adapt to change
  • Self-starter; Able to make decisions independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to work well with diverse groups; Comfortable interacting with all levels
  • Able to represent Children’s in a mature and professional manner
  • Willing to work long hours that could include evenings and weekends, if applicable to internship
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook) or other applications as required
  • Experience with InDesign and Publisher preferred but not required


The Child Advocacy Intern will gain experience with all pieces of our strategic priorities and not simply be in a supportive role. The Intern will be given the opportunity to lead various workstreams with research, planning and execution.


Spring and Summer are heavy times for Child Advocacy. We have demanding content needs, numerous events (whether in person or virtual), and a variety of campaigns launching between the May and August timeframe. A snapshot of responsibilities during this time includes:


  • Superhero Sprint
  • Family Health & Fitness Day
  • Camp Strong4Life 
  • Back to School
  • Wellness Fairs
  • Water Safety Campaign
  • Behavioral Health Campaign


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


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed 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, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 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 recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  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 making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Clerical, Behavioral Health, Pediatric, Healthcare Administration, Administrative, Healthcare