Instructional Design - Project based Internship
Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association is seeking an enthusiastic Instructional Design
or E-Learning intern to join our team and assist with the implementation of a Learning Management System
(LMS). This is an unpaid, remote, project based internship with a flexible schedule.
This internship will provide the opportunity to gain practical, professional work experience in the e-learning
arena, and apply your coursework and skills gained to real-world application. 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. Content and courses
created during internship may be used by intern as part of your portfolio.
Intern must be pursuing a master’s degree in Distance and E-learning, instructional design, instructional
technology, distance education, or related field.
Maryland CASA Association is a private, non-profit organization, incorporated in 1997 to facilitate the continued
development and success of Maryland’s Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs to ensure that
every abused and neglected child in the State has a safe, permanent home.
Ideal candidate will be currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Distance Education and ELearning, or Instructional Design or a related field.
Completion of Instructional Design and Course Development course.
Must have a basic understanding and best practices of e-learning, instructional design 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, is required.
Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, Learning Management Systems, such as Litmos, is required.
Research and outline course content and create content maps, converting existing instructor-led
material or presentations to online format
Research and organize 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
Create and design course models using an authoring tool (Articulate)
Assist with the publishing of courses to Learning Management System (Litmos)
Assist in the development of course completion tests and learner feedback tools
Update content on existing courses
Support the deployment of the Learning Management System and help to development users guide
Instructional Design Internship, page 2.
Assist learners with LMS or course related questions.
Administrative duties including running reports, responding to learner questions, general LMS
To apply, please contact Alli Bluhm at 410-828-6761, ext. 1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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