Innovation and Entrepreneurship Intern
Job Details
Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

Start Date:  July 8, 2019 (estimated)

End Date:    Mid-Late August, 2019 (estimated)



Backed by ATL is geared towards fueling economic impact, harnessing the region’s assets and accelerating the growth of scaling, middle-market companies.  The objective of the program is to identify high-growth companies in metro Atlanta, and support their growth through customized assistance, leveraging the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s platforms, reach, and connections. 


The I&E intern will gain experience interacting with high-growth, middle-market technology companies in different industries.  This person will be front and center with some of the most innovative trends in metro Atlanta and will gain a breadth of knowledge about the needs of these organizations.   The I&E intern will have the opportunity to complete a project during the assignment in addition to performing administrative and support duties.  MAC interns have experienced a high degree of success of job placement upon completion of their internship.


Work Program:

  • Assist with planning and execution of I&E events
  • Support Backed by ATL new company process
  • Develop and manage Backed by ATL calendar
  • Assist in development of Backed by ATL performance management routines
  • Coordinate communications between MAC and Backed by ATL administrative staff
  • Research best practices for diversity and inclusion in the technology space

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree-recent or current student



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,) internet search, etc.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Experience or education in the technology sector is a plus
  • Self-motivated to produce strong results working individually and as part of a team
  • Social media content creation beneficial


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