Instructional Design Intern
HealthHIV is excited to welcome an instructional design intern to join our team. The instructional design intern will work closely with our learning team and across the organization on a variety of projects and topics. Potential interns must be available to work at least 20 hours each week. Interns will be compensated hourly, commensurate with experience. An internship at HealthHIV offers many learning opportunities in a variety of areas.
Closing Date: December 3, 2021
The instructional design intern will be part of a learning team responsible for projects across the organization and will contribute to the development of effective training and educational content on a variety of projects. This may include contributing to the design of an eLearning course, developing and publishing job aids, assisting in the production of videos, and setting up online courses in an LMS. The instructional design intern will be supervised by project leads and the Learning Team. Sample projects the instructional design intern may be asked to contribute to are listed below.
Course Development – HealthHIV Virtual Campus
HealthHIV has recently implemented a new learning management system utilizing the moodle platform. HealthHIV is exploring developing an internal training category to support Onboarding new employees and skill development on the topics and tools in use by the organization. The instructional design intern may contribute to the courses offered by conducting a needs assessment, meeting with subject matter experts (SME’s) to create a learning plan, and creating content for the Moodle platform for the benefit of HealthHIV staff.
HealthHIV has 13000 users registered in its eLearning platform. The instructional design intern may be asked to assist with the administration of the LMS, including enrolling students in courses, answering questions, and uploading content to the appropriate courses.
HealthHIV has recently implemented a new learning management system that enables greater functionality and interaction with learners. Coursework that is offered can be improved and revised for engagement, learner retention, and accessibility. The instructional design intern may be asked to conduct reviews of the course content already in the Moodle system, make suggestions of improvements to the courses, and to design improvements to engage learners, increase accessibility, and improve the educational offerings of HealthHIV.
Course Development – Grant Funded Projects
HealthHIV supports public health organizations in the development of their online learning content through the creation of eLearning modules and courses. The instructional design intern may be asked to contribute to the projects funded by the CDC, Maryland Department of Health, and DC Department of Health and contribute to the design of comprehensive storyboards, literature reviews, and prototype courses in Lectora and Articulate Storyline. The instructional design intern will apply the ADDIE methodology to develop course content and engage with team members through a collaborative design thinking process.
How to Apply:
Send application materials by email to email@example.com with “Instructional Design Intern” as the subject. Include in a single document (PDF or Word): a cover letter including the semester you are applying for, your resume or CV, and a 1-3 page writing sample. Please title the document with your name and desired job position (ex: “Jane Doe_Instructional Design Intern App”).
Link for information: HealthHIV Job Opportunities