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Internship Opportunities

Instructional Design and Technology Internship – Fall 2012


Internship with the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Internship in learning program design and development for historic preservation leaders and diversity constituencies. Intern will assist Training Manager and other NTHP staff and partners develop two face-to-face and online learning products: Preservation 101 and Get Listed (how to nominate a property for national and local registers). He/she will also research, test and recommend online tools for product development collaboration, evaluation and distribution. The intern will also assist the Training Manager in the preparation of a New Learning Initiatives planning report to include an exploration of, but not limited to, informal and social learning, mobile learning, multimedia presentation development and distribution, tutorial development, collaborative learning product development and communities of practice.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places. We are the cause that inspires Americans to save the places where history happened. The cause that connects us to our diverse pasts, weaving a multi-cultural nation together. The cause that transforms communities from places where we live into places that we love. As the leading voice for preservation, we are the cause for people saving places.

Start date: September 4, 2012, or after
Length of internship: 4-6 months, 15-20 hours per week


The successful candidate will have:
• 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or higher
• Completed or Masters in progress in instructional design, instructional technology or related field
• Proficiency in learning and related technologies (e.g. Rapid e-learning software, Premiere Pro, Prezi, Moodle)
• Excellent writing skills
• Excellent research skills
• Ability to multi-task and remain organized
• Ability to synthesize complex concepts and data

To apply, please submit a resume, a one-page cover letter, transcript and a brief sample of your instructional design work to: