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Job Search in the Digital Age Workshops FAQsSM

Who can attend?
All adults can attend, regardless of age or membership status.

How many guests can I bring?
Attendees can register up 5 guests.

Is there a cost for this event?
No, it is free for everyone, but all participants should pre-register.

What time should I arrive?
We recommend arriving at the event 15 minutes prior to start time.

How long does the workshop last for?
Each event lasts 90 minutes.

Should I bring my own device?
No, AARP will provide devices for practice in these workshops. However in rare instances where our workshops are over capacity, we may ask participants to share devices or use their own.

What types of devices will be used for training?
AARP uses Apple iPads and iPhones, and Android Tablets and Smartphones. AARP workshops are designed to teach common skills that are relevant on all types of Smartphones and Tablets.

Does AARP offer a discount if I would like to purchase one of these devices?
Since these classes are a learning experience and not a sales event, these devices cannot be purchased on-site. Some AARP partners do have special discounts on Smartphones and Tablets. Go to for more information.

If classes are full can I be placed on a waitlist?
We do not offer a waitlist for full classes. However, classes are scheduled on a regular basis. To view upcoming schedules by state, please visit

Will there be more AARP Jobs Workshops in my area?
This program is offered several times a year in many cities across the U.S. To view upcoming schedules by state, please visit

Do I need to register for this class?
Yes. There are two easy ways to register.
You can view events online at In-Person Learning and click 'register' for quick online registration or call 1-866-740-6947.

Will there be any food and/or beverages served?
Yes. Light refreshments will be provided.

How do I keep in touch with my state AARP office?
Find the latest AARP updates, news and events in your area by visiting

How do I become a member of AARP?
Call AARP at 1-888-OUR-AARP to sign up for an AARP membership or visit our website at

Can I bring my child or grandchild to this workshop?
Because this event is designed for you to get hands-on experience and interact with other participants, it is not an ideal setting for small children. Please make alternative arrangements for small children, if possible.

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