Campaign Management Intern

2 days left

Washington, DC
May 07, 2023
Jun 06, 2023
Full Time

AARP is the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to the more than 100 million Americans 50-plus and their families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

AARP's Community, State and National Affairs (CSN) Group includes Government Relations, Programs, Volunteer Engagement, Community Outreach and Advocacy at the federal, state and local levels. It delivers on AARP's social mission by educating and engaging people 50-plus and their families, strengthening communities, and championing issues that help give people financial and health security.

Are you an excellent project manager interested in advocacy and politics? Join our Campaigns team! We drive AARP's social mission efforts through our dynamic, nationwide advocacy and outreach presence. You will be a part of the team that develops strategy; identifies opportunities and trends; seeks and shares best practices; and tests and learns, all while engaging our state colleagues and stakeholders across the association. You will develop your organizational skills while working for the largest social mission organization in the country. This internship will begin in May/June and end in December. If you want to learn from a great team of professionals, apply now for this incredible opportunity!


  • Preparing materials related to AARP's multi-state campaigns using 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 or internal departments around AARP's priorities


  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship or must have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program

Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

The hourly range is $18 for undergraduates, $21 for graduate students, and $28 for Ph.D. candidates. Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

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 law.