2023 Organizational Strategy and Planning International Summer Intern

Atlanta, Georgia


Chick-fil-A is in the business of serving our guests great food and remarkable service. Family-owned and privately held, our company and our local independent franchised Operators are devoted to serving the local communities in which we operate, while offering great-tasting food made with quality ingredients — including the Original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich. Today, Chick-fil-A restaurants serve great tasting food to millions of guests every year, in more than 2,700 locations in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

The International Intern Program exists to bring cultural exposure and influence to Chick-fil-A as we build our brand in new markets. As an International Intern at Chick-fil-A, you will contribute to our growth through challenging and meaningful work. You will build cross-cultural competency as you work on impactful projects, immerse yourself in our unique culture, and experience the city of Atlanta.

This is an 11 week position at Chick-fil-A’s Support Center in Atlanta, with an anticipated start date in May 2023.


The Organizational Strategy and Planning team leads the development of long-term organizational strategy and guides the organization through a strategy-led annual planning process to ensure the health of the business and organizational alignment. This team partners with senior leaders across the business to align initiatives to organizational strategy in order to deliver meaningful outcomes for Customers, Restaurants and the business.


An internship on this team will provide a dynamic, fast-paced experience with high-visibility and opportunity for strategic problem-solving, communication and industry research and benchmarking. This role will be responsible for developing compelling presentations for planning meetings with senior leaders, collaborating with the team to design key communications elements and infusing insights and external learnings into planning milestones. Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the overall strategy and planning process across key milestones with senior leaders
  • Develop materials to enhance the facilitation of planning work sessions
  • Collaborate on communication deliverables to engage and inform the organization throughout the strategy and planning process
  • Partner with insights leaders to immerse in industry research and elevate key trends to inform future strategy development
  • Lead benchmarking of organizations on effective plan communications to staff and key partners (including franchisees)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student returning to school Fall 2023 majoring in Business Administration or related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving abilities and learning agility
  • Growth mindset and self-motivated
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in cross-functional business
  • Experience in strategic communication

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree


Business Administration or related field

How to Apply