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Job Title:
Livable Commun. Intern II (Louisville, KY)
Job ID:
12458868
Job Function:
Intern
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Job Category:
Community Outreach
Location:
Louisville, KY US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
City:
Louisville
Business Unit Description

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.

 

 

 



Summary Statement

AARP, the largest social mission organization in the country is seeking a strong intern who is capable of working independently as well as collaboratively on our Livable Communities team.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside our team of professionals and contribute to AARP’s strategic plan on livable communities for persons who are 50+.



Responsibilities

The AARP State Office in Kentucky is seeking a paid graduate intern to work with our Livable Communities team in Louisville. The intern will provide support in the following areas:

  • Assist with the coordination and implementation of community outreach efforts associated with age-friendly Louisville and other events;
  • Event and project management with excellent organizational skills;
  • Assist with the recruitment of volunteers for staffing of community based activities associated with local events;
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals with varied backgrounds and goals (volunteers, community leaders, partner organizations and vendors);
  • Create/manage relationships, at various levels, with volunteers, elected officials and organizations
  • Serve as a representative of AARP at community sponsored activities.


Requirements

Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or University, pursuing their graduate 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 or references from a college or university professor/instructor 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
·Separately upload each document



Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.



Equal Employment Opportunity

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.



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