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Job Title:
Enterprise Strategy Graduate Intern
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Job Category:
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Enterprise Strat & Innovtn Grp
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’s Corporate Strategy & Strategic Impact team is seeking a strong intern to join its Strategic Intelligence Department as a paid intern in summer, 2018.  In this internship you will build your resume while gaining first-hand knowledge of how the nation’s largest non-profit organization works, develops and conveys its programs and messages to 38 million members across the United States. Corporate Strategy & Strategic Impacts defines the vision for AARP and aligns the organization around a common set of goals.


Duties of the intern will include and are not limited to the following:

1.  Manages consulting projects with broad Association impact.  Supports and manages specific project work plans; develops and manages project budgets; develops requests for proposals, supports work of vendors;

2.  Supports execution of complex cross-cutting consulting projects, helps ensure the quality of projects, providing assistance in preparing and review of reports;

3.  Coordinates with staff to support the conduct of analyses, including collection, compilation and analysis of information from various internal and external sources;

4.  Supports production of internal strategy events and meetings, including session design, venue layout, materials production, coordination of staff to facilitate and logistics (including virtual)

5.  Supports the maintenance of up-to-date project records that are accessible by others.  


Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; pursuing a graduate degree and maintaining 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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