Marketing Intern

Washington, DC
Closing date
Dec 29, 2023

Job Details


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 Innovation Labs is connecting the leading AgeTech startups, most forward-thinking investors, enlightened enterprises and creative testbeds in a collaborative space designed to generate big new ideas and send thriving products into a global economy worth more than $45 trillion.

Are you a creative, hands-on, results-driven student interested in B2B (business-to-business) marketing? The AgeTech Collaborative™ (ATC) from AARP® is looking for you! Our team markets and promotes ATC to its key audiences: enterprises, startups, investors, and testbeds. We are working to showcase opportunity and build demand in the $45T longevity economy to make aging easier. AARP is committed to your growth and cultivating your continued learning and development. This paid internship has an anticipated start date of Winter 2024, with the possibility of extending additional semesters.


  • Support the development of marketing campaigns, communications materials, in particular, event collateral that support the AgeTech Collaborative's B2B organizational objectives
  • Ensure marketing deliverables are consistent and aligned with marketing strategies for key ecosystem audiences: enterprises, startups, investors, and testbeds
  • Partner with ATC teams such as Accelerator Program, Events Customer Success, and Design Thinking to develop and prioritize marketing plan elements
  • Work with Internal stakeholders to showcase ATC programming and success stories through various internal AARP communications channels
  • Monitor, review, and track campaign performance and work with the Marketing Manager to adjust marketing strategies and proactively communicate and elevate lessons learned to key stakeholders
  • Manage marketing collateral project deliverables and timelines


  • 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
  • Marketing or Marketing Communications degree preferred
  • Must be a self-starter and adaptable with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, anticipate project needs, and discern work priorities
  • Solid communicator and creative thinker with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator) and/or graphic design experience is a plus

AARP will not sponsor an employment visa for this position at this time.

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
  • Home office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate home environment 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, $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.


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million. Our aim is to disrupt preconceived notions about aging, turn goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthen communities and fight for the issues that matter most to people 50-plus and their families; such as health care, employment security and retirement planning.

Company info
601 E. St. NW

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert