With over 1,000 volunteers at Georgia Aquarium, interns learn how to host Volunteer Information Sessions, New Team Member Orientations, answer general interest questions and respond to prospective volunteer inquiries. Interns shadow staff to gain an understanding of how to prepare materials for training, process benefits, maintain volunteer records, prepare reports using the volunteer database and other assignments as needed. At the end of the internship, interns will be educated in the fundamentals of a volunteer program and its importance to an organization.

Internship Schedule

Varies, 3-4 days per week, some weekend days and holidays may be required

Minimum Required Hours per Week: 20

Application Requirements

  • Major in human resources, non-profit management, hospitality, communications or related field.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, writing and computer skills.
  • Experience with customer service preferred.
  • Experience with volunteer service preferred.

Application Deadlines


 Fall Semester
 Application Deadline July 15
 Internship Months September – December
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