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.
The AARP State Health and Family Team seeks a part-time intern to assist with work related to the Association’s state level government affairs activities, primarily on caregiving, and long-term care, and other health related issues.
The intern will conduct research on relevant issues, perform communications functions, and assist in organizing and archiving materials.
The intern may design a flexible schedule around classes, with a commitment of 20 to 25 hours a week.
The internship may last up a year with a prected start date of May/June 2018.
Working directly with AARP advocates and lobbyists, intern will help staff develop, manage, and communicate about AARP priority issues, particularly health care and caregiving. Intern will conduct research, compile information, and develop recommendations and material on advocacy issues; develop and manage content for internal staff online sites; meet with internal stakeholders, outside organizations and thought leaders with similar interests to AARP; and prepare material for internal and external communications.
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 graduate 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
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.