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Job Title:
Digital Analytics Graduate Intern (Summer, 2018)
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Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Data Analytics
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Data Analytics Group
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

The AARP Data Analytics and Performance Management group is looking for a strong graduate student to join the Advanced Analytics team as a summer intern, focusing on digital analytics. Our ideal candidate has experience working with web analytics, social media listening, and social media analytics platforms.  In addition, our ideal candidate has strong analytical skills, problem-solving abilities, is able to communicate well, interpret results to a non-technical audience, and has experience writing SQL queries.  Join AARP this summer for an exciting and rewarding internship with our Data Analytics and Performance Management team.


Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:

  • Leveraging big data to set up reporting on initiatives
  • Understanding how processes generate raw Adobe data
  • Setting up dashboards within data visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Performing data validation and cleansing.

The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • Experience working with or interest in web analytics, social media listening, and social media analytics platforms;
  • Working knowledge of SQL;
  • Experience in programming applied statistics or data science are preferred.
  • Experience working with or interest in data visualization tools and creative ways to display information;
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience;
  • Experience drawing insights and conclusions from data;
  • An attention to detail;
  • The ability to work effectively and proactively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team with a sense of humor and positive attitude;
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills;
  • Passion for innovation, digital experience and technology;
  • Intellectual curiosity and a love for thinking differently and challenging the status quo;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment.


Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed graduate program at an accredited college or university and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers.  This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program. 

To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position

Instructions for Uploading Your Documents

  1. Attach your resume as part of the online application
  2. Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  4. Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  5. Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  6. Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  7. Select Upload your document
  8. Select Save
  9. If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

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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