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Instructional Systems Development

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Graphic, Writing, and Elearning Design Internship

 University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. supports the medical practices of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. It is a not-for-profit organization under the University of Maryland Medical System umbrella, located in the downtown Baltimore area.

 This internship position will support the FPI Training department to produce training materials that teach staff and faculty how to use web-based software through a variety of media, such as video demonstrations, interactive elearning, and printed materials. This position will also support the FPI Practice Operations (administrative) department to produce (write/concept, design, publish) digital signs to be displayed in FPI’s medical practice building lobbies, as well as to produce internal communications for the department.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Learning/using Adobe Captivate to produce elearning videos/projects that include features such as audio, closed caption text, on-screen text, images, interactions, and more
  • Analyzing subject matter, creating strategies for and producing elearning, and evaluating success of elearning modules
  • Learning/using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop to create digital signs, print materials, and elearning visuals
  • Creating concepts and designing digital signs and print materials using brand style guides
  • Writing for internal and external audiences for a variety of materials, including elearning, printed materials, and online communications

 

Requested Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and conceptual design skills
  • Basic computing skills, including internet research and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with script-writing, storyboarding, and proofreading
  • Basic Adobe Creative Suite experience required, especially in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Adobe Captivate, Adobe Flash, and/or motion design experience welcomed but not required
  • Knowledge of Bloom’s Taxonomy welcomed but not required
  • This internship is geared towards individuals within graphic design/writing and/or elearning programs.
  • An ideal candidate has an eye for effective, audience-appropriate writing and graphic design and can learn new skills quickly.

More Information

  • Credit only, part-time (150-160 contact hours depending on your school’s internship requirements; roughly 10-15 hours per week on-site)
  • Dell PC, Windows platform equipped with Adobe CS5.5 Master collection and Adobe Captivate 5
  • Business Casual dress attire required
  • This internship’s learning objectives/responsibilities can be tailored within certain guidelines for a suitable candidate in order to meet school internship requirements

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Kate Lawless at klawless@fpi.umaryland.edu along with any questions you may have about this internship.