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There are many ways to learn about and apply for jobs in your area of interest at AARP, two ways to get started are:

  • Look for specific roles in your area using our job search tool. Be sure to check back often, as we’re always adding new openings.
  • Join our Talent Community for updates on relevant career interests. You can also register to receive job alerts on new opportunities.

 

Hiring Process

Application

When you first begin your search, take the time to browse through a variety of positions and carefully review the qualifications and required experience. Keep track of the key phrases and terms used in the job description that match your skills and background for more focused results.

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Once you have found an opportunity that meets your interest, select “Apply Now” on the job description. You will have the opportunity to upload your resume, import your LinkedIn profile or manually enter your information. During the process of submitting your application you'll be asked to provide answers regarding your qualifications, which will then be stored in your profile and can be edited any time. We'll also ask some optional questions that help us identify demographic information; the answers to which are only stored for statistical and reporting purposes. We will notify you upon receipt of your application.

Interview

When our recruiters screen applications for open positions, we only consider candidates who meet the basic qualifications, determined by reviewing the resume against the requirements listed in the job description, for which a person is applying. If selected, you will be contacted by the recruiting team to schedule a phone interview. Upon completing a phone conversation you will progress to hiring team interviews.

When we contact you for an interview, we’ll strive to be transparent regarding the process and timeline for feedback and hiring. Our goal is to facilitate a professional, open and productive opportunity for mutual evaluation. To make sure we’re delivering a positive interview experience, after your interview, we’ll ask you how we did, as we value your input and feedback.

Selection

Following your interview, regardless of whether you’re selected, we will notify you of our decision. If you are selected for hire, the recruiter will extend both a verbal and written offer. All new hires are subject to background screenings, including other requirements depending on the position and location. Your start date will depend on your successful completion of the pre-employment screening process, your availability and business needs.

Additional Career Resources

Candidate Help Desk

If you are having technical trouble and are unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs, please send an email to erecruiting@aarp.org; include “Technical Issue” in the subject line of the email, and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed in the body of the email. This dedicated mailbox is reserved to report technical issues and is not intended for other purposes or inquires.

Accommodations

AARP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. If you are an individual with a disability and are unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs, please send an email to accommodations@aarp.org, include “Applicant Accommodation” in the subject line of the email, and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed in the body of the email. This dedicated mailbox is reserved for job seekers to request accommodations. It is not intended for other purposes or inquires.

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AARP Work & Jobs

For additional information on steps you can take for a more successful job search, visit AARP Work & Jobs. Created for people 50-plus, Work & Jobs offers immediate steps you can take for a more successful job search. Here you’ll find new ideas, expert advice, tools and resources on how to improve your resume and interviewing skills, use social media to network and find new opportunities and even how to make the most of new technologies. Let’s rework work.