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Campaign Intern (Calendar Year)

Washington, D.C., USAWashingtonD.C.USA
Internship

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.

Areas of Responsibility: 

You will work under the close supervision of Campaign management staff. Self-motivation and the ability to work independently as part of the 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 library materials.
  • Collaborating with other organizations around AARP's priorities;
Educational Background: 
Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; be in good academic standing, and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors.
Skills/Experience: 

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. 

Additional requirements:

  • The intern should have the ability to work under tight deadlines at times and be able to cope with a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations.
  • Commitment to the goals and priorities of AARP;
  • Demostrated skill in using Word, Excel, Power Point and online search tools.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

AARP

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Founded: 
1967
About Us
Mission: 

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. AARP champions positive social change and delivers value through advocacy, information, and service. AARP's vision is a society in which everyone lives with dignity and purpose, and fulfills their goals and dreams.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 12 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 12 2019
Hiring Organization: 
AARP
industry: 
Nonprofit