Event Strategy Intern (Immediate Start)
Washington, DC 
Posted 8 days ago
Job/Internship 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.


The objective of this internship is to provide administrative, planning, logistical, and creative support to the events department within Event Strategy & Service and provide work experience for the intern at one of the best-known brands in America. The Intern will have broad responsibilities related to events, communications, marketing, brand management, and operations, and will be managed by the Director of Event Strategy and Service. The intern is expected to work 25 hours per week for the duration of the internship.


Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Logistical event detail support
  • Conducting pre-event research
  • Creating Collateral and Social Media Support
  • Planning and preparing for events
  • Staffing events
  • Post-event evaluation
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some travel, nights, and weekend work required

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed 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.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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Tuition Assistance
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