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Job Title:
Summer IT Finance Intern
Job ID:
Job Function:
Full/Part Time:
Job Category:
Finance & Accounting
Washington, DC US
Business Unit:
Integrated Technology Services

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.

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is AARP's technology leader in positive social change and member value, enabling a more effective workforce and globally connecting employees, members, volunteers, partners and advocates to maximize engagement.

Summary Statement

The Summer Intern – IT Finance reports directly to the Director, IT Financial Management. The Intern will provide financial analysis in support of financial management and budgeting activities across ITS. The Intern will also provide ad-hoc analysis for the execution of financial management processes, business case proposals for new technology capabilities, and ensuring ITS spending is aligned with business objectives.

The Intern is expected to demonstrate moderate technical expertise in financial management and reporting.  


Functional / Technical Responsibilities

• Coordinate ITS budgeting/accounting/planning with ITS management to understand multi-year activities and investments.

• Evaluate the financial implications of providing ITS services and solutions to enable efficient budget management and ensure ITS spending is properly aligned with business objectives. 

• Perform financial analyses of key business initiatives and strategic objectives.

• Assist with the development of formal business cases and ROI analysis.

• Perform budgeting, forecasting, planning and variance review activities.

• Seek to improve financial analysis and forecasting methodologies and performance reporting requirements.

• Provide key input to ITS Leadership on business decisions relating to identified issues or trends.

Relationship Management

• Work in partnership with ITS management on initiatives related to IT financial management and reporting to continuously improve policies, standards and procedures by anticipating issues, providing advice and sharing knowledge and best practices.

• Communicate regularly with functional and IT leaders to ensure enterprise alignment and support.


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, graduate students, or post doctorate students.   

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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