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.
The Community, State and National Affairs (CSNA) team is a key
contributor to AARP's mission of social change for Americans 50+
and their families. CSNA drives social change through our advocacy
work by giving our members a voice-at the federal, state, local
levels and community levels-on issues important to them such as
Financial Resilience, Health Security, and Personal
With a network of 53 offices in each state, the US Virgin
Islands, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, we live where we
work. This allows us to do what we do bestmeet the people and
directly engage in our communities to find out what they need and
want, enabling us to educate our members with programs and
information that is relevant to them.
Our state offices work hand-in-glove with AARP's national office
in Washington, DC. This reach-from community to state to federal -
enables CSNA to better empower people 50+ to enjoy the way they
live and work today, while reaching their goals for tomorrowtheir
life - their way.
AARP's Government Affairs Team is looking for an intern to work
on the Campaigns team. You will develop your business skills while
working for the largest social mission organization in the country.
This internship will begin in May/June and end in December.
You will work under the close supervision of Campaign management
staff. Self-motivation and the ability to work independently as
part of a team and collaboratively are required. You will have
opportunities to work closely with the Manager and other members of
the Campaigns team as necessary, to support the goals of AARP
Campaigns. Your primary duties will include:
- Preparing materials related to AARP's multi-state campaigns by
utilizing PowerPoint, Word documents, and Excel spreadsheets.
- Gathering research and compiling information and
recommendations regarding priority advocacy issues. This could
include online searches, reviewing publications, and accessing
- Collaborating with other organizations around AARP's
Prospective interns must be currently enrolled in a degree
program at an accredited college or university; be considered
rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or
post-doctoral students; and remain academically enrolled throughout
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 from college and enrolled in a
continuing education program.
Compensation and Benefits
Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for
As a result of the COVID pandemic, all interviews will be held
virtually and all non-essential employees will continue to work
remotely until further notice.
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