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Paid Legislative Internship with AARP Maryland

Inner Harbor



Looking for that perfect internship opportunity? AARP Maryland has several paid internship opportunities in 2014 for the right student.

Right now, AARP Maryland is seeking an undergraduate student for a paid legislative advocacy internship. The intern must have completed at least 60 credit hours and have a GPA of 3.5 or above. We need to have the intern selected ASAP.

 

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A working knowledge of the legislative process and an interest in learning government relations/affairs;
  • The ability to interact with legislators and grassroots groups to promote the AARP MD agenda; and
  • Be personable, organized, and capable of mastering details of public policy issues.

 

The AARP Maryland Legislative Advocacy Intern will:

  • Track and monitor legislation;
  • Prepare and edit testimony and help with distribution;
  • Contact and interact with volunteers on legislative issues AARP is supporting;
  • Contact and interact with legislators and legislative staff;
  • Conduct research about legislation; and
  • Prepare agendas for lobby days and assist with coordinating the activities during lobby day.

 

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Christy Page, at cpage@aarp.org.

 

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