Position: Instructional Design Internship (Paid)
Company: Maryland CASA Association
Location: Temporarily remote
About this Job
Part-time, paid internship with flexible number of hours per week (minimum of 10). The selected intern will receive a total stipend of $1,920 - $3,800 ($16.00/hour) depending on experience and the number of hours worked. May lead to part-time, permanent employment upon completion of internship.
Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association is seeking an enthusiastic Instructional Design intern to join our team and assist with the implementation of a Learning Management System (LMS).
This internship will provide the opportunity to gain practical, professional work experience in the e-learning arena. The intern will collaborate with staff and outside professionals to create and promote online learning initiatives. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of instructional design, e-learning development or education-related coursework.
The ideal intern will be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, adult education, or related field.
Due to the volume of applications, only those applicants whom we wish to interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails.
- Researching and outlining course content and creating content maps, converting existing instructor-led material or presentations to online format
- Researching and organizing information to write instructional materials such as reference guides, audio/video scripts, storyboards, navigational text, assessment, surveys etc. that transform complex information into interactive online instruction.
- Creating and designing course models using an authoring tool
- Assisting with the publishing of courses to Learning Management System (LMS)
- Assisting in the development of course completion tests and learner feedback loops
- Updating content on existing courses, as needed
- Assisting learners with LMS or course-related questions
- Administrative duties including running reports, general LMS maintenance, etc.
- Preference given to student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Instructional Design or a related field.
- Must be willing to work a minimum of 10 hours per week (120 hours during the semester). Hours are flexible but must be between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. any days Monday through Friday.
- Must have a basic understanding of instructional design best practices and basic knowledge of online learning either through coursework or experience.
- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Knowledge of or willingness to learn eLearning authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline.
- Knowledge of or willingness to learn Learning Management Systems, such as Litmos
- Knowledge of social sciences and child welfare preferred but not require