The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD)’s Internship Program provides students and recent graduates valuable learning experiences and opportunities to make professional connections in the workplace. As the sales and marketing arm for the State of Georgia, GDEcD plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects. GDEcD Interns are able to shadow and work closely with the professionals charged with carrying out this important mission. Responsibilities vary based on the particular internship. Typical assignments include focuses on research, marketing, event planning and execution, communication and public relations. GDEcD internships are unpaid; however, GDEcD supervisors are willing to ensure that all academic requirements are met for interns seeking academic credit. Internships are limited to a period of beneficial learning and there should be no expectation of a paid position with GDEcD at the conclusion of the internship.
Available positions include:
- Arts Intern
- Interactive and Digital Marketing Intern
- Marketing Creative & Social Media Intern
- Communications Intern
- Tourism Communications Intern
- Marketing and International Relations Intern
- China Initiatives Intern
- Global Commerce Research Intern
- International Trade Intern
- SUSTA Intern
- Music Marketing and Development Intern
- Centers of Innovation (COI) Intern
For more information about the internship program and how to apply, click here.