Being an intern with World Relief will allow you to wrestle with the complexities of cross-cultural work in Atlanta while gaining firsthand experience with refugees from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.


While all internships are unpaid, the program is competitive, and you are encouraged to approach it in the same way you would a job. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, application, assessment, and to pass a Criminal Background Check. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Basic requirements include the ability to commit to at least two full days per week, a valid driver's license, and the ability to drive a company minivan. Internships are offered for Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters.

Applications for Summer 2019 will be posted soon!



Position Description:

Support the work of World Relief by providing services to orient refugees and immigrants to life in the United States. Tasks will include (but are not limited to) assisting with housing, addressing medical concerns, registering children in school, applying for important documents, and connecting refugees and immigrants to both our internal and community partner services.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain positive relationships with clients through client advocacy and providing access to resources in the areas of social adjustment, employment services, and English as a Second Language.
  • Learn the World Relief document management systems and maintain case notes and files.
  • Ensure that all initial resettlement needs for newly arrived refugees are provided for in accordance with Department of State mandates and current funding requirements.
  • Offer prompt and supportive communication to staff and volunteers involved in active cases.
  • Collaborate across all office groups with administrative tasks (i.e. filing, paperwork, forms, etc.).
  • Collaborate across all office groups with administrative tasks (i.e. filing, paperwork, forms, etc.).
  • Assist in client support including appointment setting, document delivery, and other miscellaneous tasks.
  • Conduct orientations, home visits, and transportation to social services and other appointments in the community.



Position Description:

Empower refugees to become a part of the American workforce by providing them with the knowledge and resources to obtain employment and to achieve economic self-sufficiency.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Encourage refugees to become well-rounded applicants for employment by helping them create resumes, apply to jobs, and prepare for interviews.
  • Coordinate interpreters for clients. 
  • Assist the employment team with monthly job preparation classes which may include transporting clients, setting up presentation equipment, arranging the classroom, and assisting with the presentation. 
  • Research and network with local employers to find open positions for clients.
  • Maintain relationships with clients to best understand their employment needs.



Position Description:

Work on creative projects while gaining experience in brand strategy, social media, media relations, and market research and analysis. 

  • Research and curate content for social media, blog, and internal communications/materials.
  • Help develop social media strategies for World Relief Atlanta. 
  • Draft and edit promotional materials. 
  • Assist with campaign content and all other aspects of campaign execution.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Fluency with social media.
  • Highly collaborative and excellent writing skills.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and to deal with problems/issues promptly and efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Flexible and motivated team player.
  • Proven ability to work in a team setting and think critically and creatively in a fast paced environment. 
  • Adobe Suite and basic graphic design experience a plus.
  • Amateur or professional photography skills a plus. 


If you have additional questions about our internship program, please contact our Volunteer and Intern Coordinator at