Do you want to gain valuable experience with a world-class organization that works to ensure all people live with dignity and purpose? Then you might want to read on….

AARP in Delaware enhances the quality of life for all as we age. We champion positive social change and deliver value through advocacy, information and service. The AARP motto is “To serve, not to be served.”

We’re seeking an intern for 2014. The candidate will be an undergraduate or graduate student with a major in Communications, Journalism or related field. The intern should be a self-starter who can work with minimal direction. Good technical/digital skills and knowledge of photography/video editing apps helpful. Proficiency in social media, esp. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube is also desirable. Hours will be 10-20 per week.

Helpful qualities

 Interest in issues affecting the 50+ population such as retirement, health, etc. Interest in marketing, branding, public relations, community/grassroots activities, advocacy. Flexibility a plus.

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • 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)
  • Events logistics
  • Work with volunteers of all types at events, in office etc.
  • Other administrative duties as needed
  • Support State Director/Advocacy/Outreach functions as needed.

 Please submit resume and cover letter to Kimberly Iapalucci, Associate State Director for Communications at  kiapalucci@aarp.org.

AARP’s Delaware State Office is located in downtown Wilmington. Visit www.aarp.org 

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services.  A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world’s largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates.  The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Learn more at www.aarp.org.

 

 

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