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Instructional Design & Technology

Instructional Design Internship

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $13/ hr  

Job No: 527718

Work Type: Student Ast

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Information Technology

Department: 14200500 – IT-AT CITT

Classification Title: OPS Intern or Student Intern

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking a talented and highly motivated, part-time Instructional Design Intern to join Academic Technology, a unit within UFIT for the fall semester. The intern will design and develop accessible and engaging courses. Interns will choose a focus from three tracks to explore and apply concepts in: instructional design, educational technology, or accessibility and inclusivity. Interns will learn to evaluate courses and teaching tools, apply pedagogy, and design courses that meet quality online standards. Work location: Hub 224 (with flexible work arrangements).

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Design and develop course elements in the learning management system
  • Review and remediate content for accessibility
  • Research and test educational technology

Some key learning outcomes for the student intern are:

  • Identify and evaluate evidence of quality course design and teaching practices
  • Contribute to a course development, consultations, and/or faculty training
  • Experiment with new educational technologies that can be utilized at a course or institutional level that fill a need for the stakeholder
  • Troubleshoot accessibility issues that are encountered within web design and instructional design
  • Develop interpersonal skills which will enable them to build professional relationships, work within a team structure, and to manage conflict in the workplace
  • Demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences

About UF Information Technology 

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of eight departments reporting to the Vice Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UF Information Technology is comprised of eight departments:  Academic Technology; Applications, Development, and Integrations; Business Center; Customer Experience and Resource Planning; Data Platform and Analytics; Information Security Office; Infrastructure and Communication Technology; and Research Computing. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit  http://www.it.ufl.edu/vp-cio-office/strategic-plan/.

Learn more about UFIT at https://it.ufl.edu/ and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida 

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community.  Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Every Gator has a part to play, and we invite you to join us as we build a community founded on belonging, inclusion, and the freedom to thrive.

Expected Salary:

  • $13 an hour

Minimum Requirements:

  • UF Student Assistant

This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

OPS Intern

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:

  • Educational and/or professional background in education or related field
  • Knowledge of instructional design and educational technology principles
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Interest in impacting the student experience to be more accessible and equitable

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:

  • No


  • 14 Jul 2023  Eastern Daylight Time

Applications Close:

  • 28 Jul 2023 Eastern Daylight Time