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Brand and Social Media Intern

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13d ago

ūüöÄ Summer Internship

Washington, DC

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a communications/marketing program, self-starting, adaptable, able to work under deadlines, manage multiple projects, have tech skills, show respect, be reliable, and possess good communication skills.
  • You will develop and apply social media best practices, assist with digital design projects, and support live and virtual brand experience activations.

Summer Internship

Media & Journalism‚ÄĘWashington, DC


  • AARP Brand helps grow, protect, and drive engagements with AARP's biggest asset: its brand. From social media to digital brand experiences, the AARP Brand Department is at the center of digital-first engagements that surprise and delight members and prospects alike. We are looking for a creative, passionate, and results-driven student interested in working on teams with social media strategists, community managers, creative design experts, and brand experience strategists to help create and execute various activities and projects to reach and engage our target audiences. We'll challenge you to think and work innovatively on real-world projects and provide help and guidance along the way. AARP is committed to your growth and cultivating your continued learning and development. This paid internship has an anticipated start date of Summer 2024, with the possibility of extending additional semesters.


  • The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university; be considered a rising undergraduate junior or senior, graduate student, or postdoctoral student; and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship
  • Pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related fields
  • Must be a self-starter and adaptable, with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, anticipate project needs, and discern work priorities
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations, including gender, race, and sexual orientation
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with social media platforms is a plus
  • AARP will not sponsor an employment visa for this position at this time.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • Develop and apply social media best practices to help create and measure digital campaigns that bring the AARP brand, its mission, and its values to life
  • Assist with digital design projects under the guidance and direction of Creative Services staff, who are here to help build those capabilities
  • Assist with live and virtual Brand Experience activations in the sports and music areas


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Washington, DC