As an intern with the AARP Maine State Office, you will gain valuable experience and work in a team environment, while receiving first-hand knowledge of how one of America’s largest non-profit organizations, dedicated to enriching the lives of older Americans, develops and conveys its message to almost 38 million members across the nation. Here in Maine, we have 230,000 AARP members and our work spans the entire state.
Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or University, in their junior or senior years of their undergraduate studies, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Must have excellent communication, organizational, writing, and computer skills; Internet savvy; ability to work with volunteers and staff. Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team, and exercise initiative.
To Apply for this Opportunity
1. Submit a current resume in response to the specific posted job, or indicate your preferred work location (we’re in all 50 states and U.S. territories);
2. A cover letter detailing the areas of interest to you for an internship at AARP;
3. Two letters of recommendation from a college or university professor/instructor or advisor and a manager who is familiar with your work;
4. An official copy of a current semester transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (minimum GPA required of 3.0)
5. AARP screens its employees and interns through background clearance.
Instructions for Uploading Your Cover Letter & Writing Sample
1. Adding cover letter and writing sample at time of application submission;
·Complete the on-line application by clicking the SUBMIT button at the end of the application;
·Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link at the top of the “MY APPLICATIONS” SCREEN;
·Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS SECTION;
·Click ADD ATTACHMENT;
·Separately upload each document
2. Adding cover letter and writing samples at a later time
·Access the AARP.org careers website – www.aarp.org/careers
·Log in with the user name/password used at the time that you applied for the internship
·Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link on the top right of the screen
·Scroll down to the COVER LETTERS and ATTACHMENTS section
·Click ADD ATTACHMENT
Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.