Exhibitions & Design Intern

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a 42,000 square foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta located at Pemberton Place, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia Aquarium. The Center is an engaging cultural attraction that connects The American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. Please visit www.civilandhumanrights.org to learn more about The Center.

The Programs Intern reports directly to the Programs Manger. As a result, the Programs Intern is responsible for supporting public programming needs for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.



The role of the Programs Intern is to assist the Programs Manager with the implementation, facilitation and evaluation of public programs according to public programs calendar and budget.  This includes the collaboration with internal team members and external program partners to deliver robust programming that aligns the mission and values of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. This internship will start in the month of May 2018 and will extend through July 2018. This is not a paid position.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • As a part of a college work study/course, the intern will work at the Center for a defined period while accomplishing a specific set of tasks
  • Organize goals of intern assignment and create a plan to complete
  • Carry out duties in a professional manner
  • Assist in gathering specific assigned information for NCCHR
  • Assist the Director in update on exhibitions spaces
  • Assist the Director in projects on deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • General communication skills
  • Knowledge of Exhibitions & Design
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Understanding trends for exhibits and design
  • Understanding of inner workings of nonprofit organization
  • General customer service skills


  • Proficiency with Industry-standard Adobe design programs, Microsoft Office and Word
  • Marketing, Communication, Graphic Design, Art, History or Education majors
  • This is an unpaid internship
  • Familiarity with planning and project management skill
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills (Strong interpersonal skills)
  • Demonstrable personal interest in civil and human rights
  • Professional office, email and phone etiquette
  • Database experience helpful, but not required
  • Must be friendly, outgoing and have a passion for service
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Preference will be given to college juniors and seniors and those seeking academic credit
  • Local students preferred
  • The hours and time commitment are flexible (between the hours of 9 am- 5 pm) but to be set between the supervisor and the internship candidate prior to the start of the internship. No more than 20 per week during the school semester/30 hours per week during the summer.

Application Instructions

Email: [email protected]

Include job title in the email subject field and last name

The following document must be attached to be considered for the role:

  • Resume