Job Search Workshops FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions


Who can attend?    
Anyone 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?    
 90 minutes    

Should I bring my own device?    
No, AARP Programs will issue you a device for hands-on training that is for your use during the class.    

What types of devices will be used for training?    
AARP Programs uses different devices in different workshops: Apple iPads and iPhones, and Android Tablets and Smartphones.  Devices are specified for each workshop so be sure to check when you register.     

Will there be another AARP Programs Workshop in my area?    
All confirmed events can be found on the AARP Academy website at We are working with potential venues in active cities only, to schedule more workshop events. If you live near an active city, please keep checking our web page for more confirmed events.    

Do I need to register for this class?    
Yes. Register online, or call 1-866-740-6947.    

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

How do I keep in touch with my state AARP office?    
You can find us on Facebook. Go to the Facebook search tool and type in “AARP and your state”.  This will pull up your home state’s AARP Facebook page. Click “LIKE” on this page and you will receive the latest updates, news and events from your AARP state chapter.    

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.    

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?    
Please Do Not Bring Small Children. We want to have a quiet and focused learning environment for this workshop. Please make arrangements to leave your small children or grandchildren with a sitter if you plan to attend this Workshop.