Community Outreach and Engagement Intern

Washington, DC
May 24, 2022
Jun 01, 2022
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 and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to 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 Office of Chief of Staff keeps AARP operating and informed on a day-to-day basis. The staff works closely with the CEO and other E-Team members to provide leadership and direction to make strategic decisions

Are you a creative, driven, resourceful, and self-motivated individual? AARP Enterprise Award Strategy team seeks an intern with excellent writing skills, communications experience, and someone who enjoys a multi-tasking environment. The internship will provide a wide range of communication, online platform content creation management, community engagement experiences, and other learning opportunities. This internship has an expected start date of spring and will go through December 2022.


  • Apply strategic and creative thinking
  • Contribute to finding resources and content that will help increase community engagement
  • Assist in creative design elements and management of newly launched online platform
  • The intern will attend, engage, and participate in team meetings
  • Assisting the AARP Purpose Prize team with developing content, posting, and monitoring engagement in the Purpose Prize alumni community platform
  • Sourcing, writing/editing content for the AARP Monthly Alumni Newsletter
  • Assisting, as needed, with vendor contract invoicing-related details
  • Assisting with the online management of Purpose Prize communities of learning


  • 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
  • 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.


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.