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Campaign Outreach Social Media Intern (Fall)



1mo ago

Applications are closed

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Washington, DC


  • Must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship or must have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program
  • 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 creating and editing videos and knowledge of multiple 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise


  • Conceptualize, draft, edit, and schedule social media content for AARP Advocates channels, ensuring all visuals are consistent with approved branding and campaign messaging
  • Help prepare weekly analytics reports for both written and oral presentations
  • Provide social listening and “everyday influencer” interaction and support on both Facebook and Twitter with guidance from the team
  • Assist with video content production; responsibilities could include vetting potential subjects; filming AARP spokespersons both by phone and in coordination with AARP’s in-house studio team, and occasional editing (captions, end cards)
  • Attend meetings, including team meetings and one-on-one check-ins, agency meetings, weekly state calls, and trainings
  • Maintain and update social channels, including lists, video playlists, and other featured content.
  • On-site social support for Congressional hearings and other events as needed

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Mission & Purpose

AARP, formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, is a non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering people aged 50 and older to live their best lives. Through advocacy, education, and community engagement, AARP works to address key issues such as healthcare, financial security, and social connectedness. With millions of members nationwide, AARP provides resources, information, and services to help individuals navigate the challenges and opportunities of ageing while promoting dignity, independence, and quality of life for older adults.