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.
Policy, Research and International Affairs (PRI) serves AARP by leading the development and articulation of AARP’s public policies, research and insights on the 50+ and issues that matter to them, importing best global practices, and strengthening AARP's reputation for world class expertise and thought leadership.
As a part-time, year-round intern, the Communications Intern will work in AARP Policy, Research and International (“PRI”), supporting communications and other projects in the office of the Chief Public Policy Officer.
Our Communications intern will contribute to Policy Research & International's (PRI’s) integration and communications efforts across five departments. Primary duties will 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 currently enrolled as a graduate student. 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.
The ideal candidate will be highly organized; have excellent written and verbal communications skills; and enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Those majoring in communications, public policy, public relations or journalism are encouraged to apply. Submission of writing samples required (school paper articles and clippings preferred) may be required. Skills include: Microsoft applications, Adobe. Design skills a plus.
To Apply for this Opportunity
Instructions for Uploading Your Documents
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.