Communications and Outreach Intern

Employer
AARP
Location
Wilmington, DE
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Nov 21, 2020
Ref
12460882
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Summary

The Delaware Office of AARP is looking for a Communications and Outreach Intern to join our dedicated team in Wilmington, Delaware. This is a paid postion through December, 2020. It will be provide support remotely until further notice.
Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Work with volunteers to provide support, training
  • Events logistics
  • Represent AARP in communities
  • Assist with advocacy and implementation of legislative priorities.
  • Social media generation, monitoring and maintenance
  • Video/photography
  • Maintain Web features at www.aarp.org/de
  • Some news and features writing
  • Proofreading/editing
  • Assist with media liaison
  • Maintain information flow to the community (e-blasts, info packets, special mailings)
  • Work with volunteers of all types at events, in office etc., trainings
  • Other administrative duties as needed
  • Support State Director/Advocacy/Outreach functions as needed.


Requirements

Prospective intern must be currently enrolled in a degree 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.

Benefits Offered

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.