AARP Summer Foundation Legal Intern Salary in the United States

How much does a Summer Foundation Legal Intern make at companies like AARP in the United States? The average salary for Summer Foundation Legal Intern at companies like AARP in the United States is $94,391 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $81,894 and $106,888. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does a Summer Foundation Legal Intern do at companies like AARP?

Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

AARP Foundation is AARP’s 501 c3 charitable affiliate.  We are a public charity with revenue from federal agencies, corporations, foundations and individuals.  AARP Foundation’s vision is a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable.  Staff are located in Washington DC and throughout the US. 

Every year, AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling older adults 50 and over win back opportunity by being a force for change on the most serious issues they face each day.  Through the Foundation’s many groundbreaking and innovative programs and services, we create and advance effective solutions to meet their basic needs for nutritious food, safe and affordable housing, adequate income and much-needed personal connections.


We are AARP Foundation Litigation, the litigating unit of AARP Foundation.

We are looking for a top-notch law student with a passion for litigation to work with us to end senior poverty.  If you are a critical thinker, an eager learner, and a team player who wants to gain valuable experience in public interest law, read on. 


Working under the supervision of AARP Foundation attorneys, you will:

  • conduct legal research; 
  • draft memoranda, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents;
  • assist in civil discovery;
  • interview current and potential clients;
  • work with outside co-counsel; and
  • participate in litigation strategy.

Interns must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.   

AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers.  This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program. 

The successful candidate will be someone who has:

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with LEXIS and other legal research platforms
  • Significant experience with The Blue Book: A Uniform System of Citation
  • A demonstrated public interest/public service interest or experience
Benefits Offered

Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.  AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

The chart shows total cash compensation for the AARP Summer Foundation Legal Intern in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $81,894 to $106,888 with an average total cash compensation of $94,391. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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