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1 Feb 2024

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Intern

🇺🇸 Atlanta, GA, USA
0+ years exp.

Who are we:
A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast-paced world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.

Who are you:
An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

Job Summary:

If you have an interest in delving into the intricacies of Atlanta, understanding the challenges faced by its communities, and analyzing systemic patterns and trends, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) internship is worth considering. As a DEI intern, you will play a crucial role in collecting data to contribute to the broader narrative of Atlanta. The internship involves exploring the city's history and its journey to the present, dissecting data that contributes to shaping the narrative of our city. Additionally, you will examine the DEI journey in corporate spaces and contribute to transforming our perspectives on this domain.

Furthermore, the intern will actively contribute to the planning and execution of the She Leads Women’s Empowerment Summit and provide support in facilitating our Cultural Listening Labs. These initiatives serve as avenues for our organization to forge profound connections with diverse demographics across our city. Relocation and housing expenses are the responsibility of the student intern. (Please note, this role must live and work out of the Atlanta, GA area.)


  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • City narrative and corporate DEI journey exploration
  • Event planning and execution
  • Workshop facilitation


  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to contribute to the planning and execution of events and small group discussions
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative and be proactive

Education and Experience:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited HBCU College or University as a rising Junior and Senior
  • Field of Study: Marketing, Business, Communications, and Analytics
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

If this opportunity looks exciting to you, please complete the application process. Go Hawks!

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