AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Develop your skills while working for the largest social mission organization in the country. As a student Intern with the Nebraska State Office of AARP, you will have the opportunity to see the real world of community outreach, empowering volunteers to be leaders and working collectively as a team to advance the mission of AARP.
The Nebraska State Office of AARP is seeking a paid intern to join its busy team, to assist with Community Outreach activities in their office. Critical to the success of this internship, the intern must successfully perform the following duties:
Interact with most frequently: all volunteers across Nebraska and potential sites for speaking engagements and have some interaction with public/members that may be seeking information on AARP;
Perform tasks that are explained in advance with an opportunity for hands on instruction when needed;
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
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
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.