AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose their lifestyle as they age. With a national presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and champions what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the most popular publications in the country: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Are you an aspiring junior or graduate student looking to apply your strong skills in project management, strategy and analysis, and event management, who have a passion for thinking differently and implementing ideas to have an impact on the community of over 50s? Then the AARP regional team is looking for you! Our Southern Region team, which includes nine states across the country, works to establish and execute strategies and tactics to deliver impactful engagement and advocacy efforts to AARP members and their families.
If you want to learn from a large team of dynamic professionals and integrate your innovative skills, apply now for this incredible opportunity. As an intern, you will apply strategic, analytical and creative thinking to identify solutions to challenges and incorporate new forms of thinking. We are committed to your growth and will cultivate your continuous learning and development by helping you develop and establish new skills to help you succeed. This paid internship has an expected start date in August 2022 and will continue until the end of the year.
- The intern will work directly and/or closely with the Regional Vice President and Senior Regional Advisor to provide support on projects including meetings, team building activities and/or events.
- Help plan and implement special projects related to problem solving/solutions as they arise to promote a national culture and improve clearer communication channels
- Some internship-related projects will include, but are not limited to, moderating/coordinating virtual/hybrid events/meetings, participating in volunteer engagements, and coordinating social media posts.
- Contribute to data analysis and writing of results
- Develop executive briefings and/or reports that will serve as a tool to effectively transfer knowledge across the region
- Assist in providing additional state support throughout the region as needed (i.e. Town Hall TV event selection, virtual engagement logistical support)
- Participate in meetings and working groups to acquire and transfer knowledge related to the areas of intervention in the region and to expand their knowledge of communication processes
- Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university for junior or senior undergraduates, graduate students, or postdoctoral students and remain academically registered throughout the internship or must have already graduated university and be enrolled in a continuing education program
- Must be able to commit to AARP goals and priorities and willing to collaborate with other members of the organizations around priority AARP issues
- Ability to work well with a DE&I lens
- Good communicator with both oral and written and organizational skills
- Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office and Zoom programs
- Able to work well in a remote environment
Benefits and compensation
The hourly range is $18 for undergraduates, $21 for graduate students, and $28 for doctoral students. candidates. Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for benefits.
Flexible Working Arrangement (FWA)
AARP considers Mondays and Fridays to be telecommuting business days, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting may only be performed in the United States and its territories.
Equal Employment Opportunity
AARP is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining 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. right.