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Winter e-Learning Instructional Design Internship


Looking for Chicago internships? Walker Sands is looking is looking for a budding e-learning instructional design intern for a 12-week winter internship at our Chicago office.


At Walker Sands, our employees are eager to learn. Our instructional design intern will be responsible for refining existing training material and working with the company’s subject matter experts to create new online training content that is engaging for its adult learners. The ID intern will also gain experience in administrative LMS (Learning Management System) operations, including course publishing and basic reporting.

We’re seeking a strategic thinker with a structured approach to course creation who is also empathetic toward different learning styles. You should have strong technical skills, ideally in the realm of instructional design, graphic design, multimedia or video. By the end of the internship, you will have had in-depth exposure to what it's like working in learning and development at one of Chicago’s top PR and digital marketing firms.

Experience Required

  • Technical skills in instructional design, with additional skills in graphic design, multimedia and video preferred
  • Proactive nature and ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting
  • Passion for learning and development and a strong interest in creating content that caters to different learning styles
  • Holds or is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in instructional design preferred

Internship Details

  • This is a 12-week, paid internship beginning January 21, 2019.
  • Interns should be available to work a full 40 hours/week.
  • All internship candidate finalists must complete a skills test.