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Foundation Intern - Corporate Partnerships

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Park North - Dartmouth 
Requisition #:  37504



The Corporate Partnerships Team seeks to build meaningful relationships with companies, specifically ones with a significant presence in the metro Atlanta area, with the ultimate objective of achieving our annual fundraising goal for Children’s—roughly $8 million. Donor engagement is Children’s foundation for relationship-building—our best and longest relationships are those that include multifaceted employee engagement as well as corporate and employee giving. Our internship offers a unique opportunity to interface with key companies in many ways, from volunteer coordination, to tour assistance, and their employees at a variety of levels, from associate to CEO.


Non-Clinical Focus:

  • 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.
  • Research area: research experience necessary either through previous internship, work experience, or course work; practical knowledge about the conduct of research principals required
  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Business, Finance, Marketing, Healthcare Administration, Journalism
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated initiative
  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills (crafting emails, memos and acknowledgements; participating in occasional public speaking engagements)
  • Solid process, analytical, problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Focus on building strong relationships as the key to partnership success 
  • Willing to work occasional nights and weekend events
  • 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
  • Able to travel throughout expanded metro Atlanta area; Must provide reliable transportation, if applicable to internship

Clinical Focus:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology useful
  • Knowledge of basic statistical software useful
  • Long-term: Matching Gifts and Gift Processing
    • Record, track, and analyze current matching gift revenue through online portals
    • Process gifts and submit to gift processing and data services teams, analyzing gifts to determine donor and company information and stewarding donors through acknowledgement letters
  • Ongoing Projects:
    • Support the team on the planning, organization and implementation of corporate engagement events, tours and meetings; attend events and interface with donors
    • Create prospect memos in order for team to analyze a corporation’s potential to support Children’s
    • Assist with public relations efforts internally and externally to increase awareness of fundraising events
    • Execute administrative and operational tasks for assigned projects

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, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 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 70 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 fourteen 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 making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  3395 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30341
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical, Clerical, Pediatric, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare, Administrative