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Communications Intern

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Washington, DC, USA

The Communications Intern will be embedded in AARP’s Communications Strategy Group. The group develops AARP’s annual communications priorities and serves as a hub for communications strategy for issues important to people 50 and older, such as Healthy Living, Caregiving, Savings & Planning and Work & Jobs. The Group develops messaging and creates and oversees the execution of multi-channel strategies to reach targeted audiences. The Communications Intern will support Strategy Directors and be exposed to all stages of the communications strategy process.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Support director-level staff in developing and executing communications strategies focusing on AARP core issues
  • Assist in managing on-going projects such as message testing, developing and updating collateral material, tracking and reporting results of communications campaigns and collecting and cataloging AARP member stories
  • Provide support in preparing for communications strategy meetings, presentations and reports
  • Fact-checking, writing and editing.
Educational Background: 
Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post doctorate 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. 

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Organization Info


Washington, DC, United States
About Us

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: 
Apr 15 2019
Active Until: 
May 15 2019
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