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Job Title:
HRIS and Talent Acquisition Intern (Undergrad)
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Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Human Resources
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Human Resources Group
Business Unit Description

Human Resources

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

The Human Resources Group aligns policies, procedures, and activities with AARP’s mission and strategic priorities.  Human Resources does this by partnering with AARP’s leaders and employees to assist them in achieving their objectives.  We challenge dynamics inhibiting AARP progress and help AARP meet its social and financial objectives


AARP’s centralized Human Resources Department is looking for an undergraduate student who will serve as a paid Intern to support a busy team of HR Professionals in meeting its goals.  Working primarily with the Human Resource Information Services (HRIS) and Talent Acquisition (TA) teams, our intern will be a strong communicator, who is a self-starter and able to work collaboratively with others. This is a great opportunity for a junior or senior who has an interest in developing solid working experience and project management skills. Duties will include:

  • Assisting the manager with creating, revising, and updating various process documents
  • Supporting system testing for upgrades or enhancements
  • Preparing data analysis and reports using the MS Office Suite, SQL, Tableau, Survey Monkey and Oracle tools      
  • Providing analysis and interpretation of report data, collaborating with HR team members to trace system and end user issues to the root cause of problems, and and implementing solutions.
  • Troubleshooting, researching, resolving, or escalating issues as necessary.
  • Working closely with Internal Communications to review and refresh pages on AARP’s internal Info-Net InfoNet;
  • Assisting managers with setting-up and monitoring social media accounts.  You will be actively involved in meetings to advance our social media presence;
  • Opportunities will be afforded for the intern to participate on projects related to Learning & Development, Compensation, Benefits and HR Business Consulting
  • Participate in meetings, document and distribute meeting minutes to participants
  • Assist in data entry


Intern 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursing bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Information Systems, Data Analysis, or a related field
  • Proficiency using business software applications including Microsoft Office, Visio, SQL, Tableau, Survey Monkey and/or Oracle (familiarity with PeopleSoft is a plus)
  • Strong discretion in dealing with confidential and personally identifiable information

To Apply for this Opportunity

  • 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);
  • Two references from a college or university professor/instructor and a manager who is familiar with your work;
  • An official copy of a current semester transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (minimum GPA required of 3.0)
  • Submit to a background check.

Instructions for Uploading Your Transcripts and Letters of Reference

  1. Adding documents at time of application submission;
    1. Attach as documents during the on-line application
  2. Adding documents at a later time
    1. Access the careers portal –
    2. Log in with the user name/password used at the time that you applied for the internship
    3. Click the MY CAREER TOOLS link on the top right of the screen
    4. Scroll down to the ATTACHMENTS section
    6. 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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