Job ID:  26416400

Company:  AARP

Application Type:  Seeking Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  North Dakota Summer Intern

Description:  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 This Bismarck-based internship will provide the student the opportunity to participate in a broad range of activities and events focused on issues of importance to people 50-plus and their families in North Dakota. Our priorities have been identified and will include work on caregiving, fraud prevention, volunteer recognition, and support. The intern will learn different web-based tools AARP uses to communicate with its members and others, including WordPress, Sprinklr, and Convio. This is a summer internship that will begin in late May or early June and continue through August 16, 2019. Responsibilities Assist with AARP North Dakota s social media accounts to include video production. Write draft stories for the state webpage, news releases, newsletter stories, social media posts, and emails to members and volunteers. Prepare materials for legislators and volunteers on AARP positions on priority issues and assist with monitoring legislative committee meetings Assist in keeping volunteers and members informed of organizational and legislative developments Assist in preparing public/volunteer educational materials using Publisher, PowerPoint, Prezi or other electronic tools Requirements Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university be in good academic standing and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. 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.

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