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Instructional Design & Technology

Digital Learning Intern

Job Type Contract   Part-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range TBD  

Internship Description

EnCompass LLC is currently seeking a part-time Digital Learning Intern to support our Digital Learning Hub team! We are a team that specializes in designing and developing eLearning and multimedia. In this internship, you will gain valuable experience in the learning and development field and have opportunities to collaborate on a variety of innovative projects, all while being mentored and supported along the way. You will primarily work to help design and develop eLearning courses and multimedia (videos, podcasts, etc.) as well as other special projects as assigned. The ideal person for this position is tech savvy, has good writing skills for storyboarding and scripting, and has a strong interest in gaining experience in the merging of technology and learning best practices. Some experience in Articulate Rise and Storyline, video editing software, and Vyond video animation preferred, although we will train and support your skills development in these tools.

This is a fully remote position.  The internship duration is for Twelve (12) weeks (depending on College Credit requirements) the intern will be required to work 20-25 hours per week. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. 

Experience and Skills

Essential functions and expectations of the role include:

  • Enrollment in or be a recent graduate of a program at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Preferred majors include those with a focus on Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, or other related field.
  • Apply the instructional design and eLearning development phases to projects (i.e. design document, storyboard, Alpha, Beta, Gold)
  • Ability to quickly learn software and technology as needed, especially Articulate 360, Vyond, Adobe Illustrator, and Premiere Pro
  • Ability to apply Section 508 compliance requirements for accessibility in online learning
  • Assist with LMS admin work
  • Excellent organization, time management, written, and oral communication skills
  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and responsive to feedback
  • Engage fully as a member of the EnCompass staff team, including participating in meetings and other activities or events
  • Other duties as assigned.

Anticipated Outcomes

  • Hands-on experience in eLearning and multimedia development, including:
    • Helping to write storyboards and scripts
    • Building and/or revising eLearning modules
    • Developing and editing videos and audio, such as animated videos and podcasts
    • Creating digital learning materials and resources for courses
    • Gaining experience with learning management systems
    • Engaging in phases of the instructional design and development process
    • Practicing communication and collaboration skills with team members
  • Opportunity to work in a team environment with individuals passionate about their roles
  • Insight into working at a professional services firm and learning about what a career in instructional design and eLearning might entail

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Flexible schedule but generally be available during the day or as agreed upon and scheduled by your lead mentor
  • Work closely with teams to meet project deadlines
  • Independently manage time and responsibilities to complete assigned tasks
  • Respond to communications from teammates in a timely manner
  • Check-in with your lead mentor and work buddy about any questions or concerns

How to Apply

  • Please submit CV and cover letter

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, HIV status, family/marital/parental status, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we work.

For US based positions: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

If you require accommodations in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act to complete your application, please call 301-287-8700, provide your contact information and a description of your accessibility issue. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case-basis, and we will call you back within approximately 3 business days. 

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About Organization

EnCompass is a women-owned consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C. area. We work with governments, international organizations, businesses, and nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations around the world. Since our founding in 1999, EnCompass has provided a core group of services: training/learning and facilitation, leadership and organizational development, and technical assistance and evaluation. Our work spans many sectors, including global health; democracy and human rights; gender integration and social inclusion, education, and food security. EnCompass has a reputation as an innovator, a collaborative partner, and a facilitator of whole-systems change through the use of energizing and creative processes.

Training/Learning and Facilitation
Facilitation of small and large group meetings; e-learning program instructional design and development; and, experiential adult learning-focused training design and delivery in gender integration, gender-based violence prevention and response, human resources management, supervisory skills, cultural humility/cultural competency, evaluation, global health, and other areas.

Leadership and Organizational Development
Customized leadership and management development programs; executive coaching; organizational assessments; strategic and business planning; change management; and, program evaluation

Technical Assistance and Evaluation
Monitoring, evaluation, and learning; needs assessments; quality improvement; costing studies; processes for knowledge and information sharing; field research; media monitoring; data collection and analysis; case studies; and other utilization-focused research endeavors for global development.