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Job Title:
Digital Media and Member Engagement Intern I
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Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Marketing & Communications
Saint Paul, MN US
Business Unit:
States & Community Engagement
Saint Paul
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

Together with staff and volunteers, this intern supports AARP MN’s efforts to engage Minnesotans age 50+, especially AARP members, in our mission to enhance the quality of life for all as we age. This paid internship position focuses on Communications and Outreach through digital and social media communications, event support and volunteer program support. There will be a strong emphasis on assisting with drafting copy for online platforms, creating web graphics, promoting events and tracking online engagements.


  • Assist with drafting copy for online blogs, event invites, volunteer profiles, etc.
  • Assist with tracking online engagements via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and email.
  • As part of the state office’s social media team provide assistance with drafting, approving and deploying social media content including web graphics.
  • Assist with drafting Advocacy communications.
  • Support outreach and member engagement events across the Twin Cities – including event planning and logistical support pre and post event.
  • Manage volunteer prospect list; maintain online volunteer recruitment postings.
  • Assist in volunteer data management, writing and deploying volunteer communications, providing volunteers with various resources and information as needed as well as other volunteer program management functions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student (junior or senior) interested in pursuing a career in a related field (3.0 or higher GPA required).
  • Skill in working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Ability to represent AARP through written and oral communications. Strong writing skills.
  • Access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel throughout the metro area as needed.

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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