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.
Integrated Communications is a multimedia, service-focused communications operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, support and execution for AARP’s strategic business units.
AARP’s Communications Strategy Group oversees integrated communications across the AARP enterprise. The Group develops messaging, and creates and oversees the execution of multi-channel strategies to reach targeted audiences. Our Communications Intern will support Strategy Directors and will be directly exposed to all stages of the communications strategy process.
The AARP Communications Intern, embedded in AARP’s Communications Strategy Group, will join a busy team of professionals during the summer, to assist the team in achieving its goals. The group develops AARP’s annual communications priorities and serves as a hub for communications strategy for issues that are important to people who are 50 and older, such as:
Major responsibilities of the intern include and are not limited to the following:
Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. Those who are pursuing their undergraduate degrees in journalism or communications are highly encouraged to apply for this opportunity. 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.
Our successful candidate must comfortably demonstrate the following:
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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.