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Retirees Internships

The AFT’s Retiree Department provides resources and assistance to 165,000 retired members and 85 state and local retiree chapters. Duties for interns include:

  • helping design and conduct telephone surveys of retiree chapter leaders to update profiles of their chapters and determine new areas of service;
  • providing website content and links to other retiree/senior organizations,
  • attending meetings and conferences of other retiree/senior organizations; and
  • assisting in production of semi-monthly electronic newsletter.

Prospective interns must be able to work independently in a variety of settings and have solid writing and communications skills. Good interpersonal skills are also a must.

Application details for internships in this department are found on the main internship page.