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.
AARP California has an opening for a paid internship in our San Jose Office. AARP is a non-profit, non-partisan membership organization focused on helping people 50+ live their best lives in their own homes and communities. The anticipated start date for this internship will be Summer 2017.
This internship position will assist our Advocacy and Community Engagement strategies and agenda, which includes:
Developing materials and writing reports (ie: infographics, fact sheets, PowerPoints
The ideal candidate will be an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in public policy, urban planning, political science, gerontology or related fields. Must have reliable transportation and available 20 to 25 hours a week.
Intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Additional requirements include:
Possess intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, Social Media Platforms (Twitter and Facebook)
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.