UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON – PROFESSIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CONTENT DESIGN AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERN – THIS IS OPEN TO CURRENT UW STUDENTS ONLY
Each year, more than a thousand employees from across the UW participate in career growth, skill-building, and leadership development classes offered by Professional & Organizational Development (POD), a primarily self-sustaining unit within UW Human Resources. POD’s vision is Success Through Service and we strive to consistently deliver quality, first-class, and inclusive experiences for UW employees.
As a Content Design and Communications Intern, contribute your insight and expertise to communications and content that directly impact UW employees’ engagement, learning, and development, as well as POD’s success as a business.
This position will begin remotely and may move to eventual onsite work.
What you can expect to gain:
Practical, real-world learning about business communications and content development, including the importance of brand integrity, stylistic consistency, and organizational alignment.
Broaden your knowledge of adult learning, instructional design, and how to increase online learning and engagement.
Learn how to build and revise content in Articulate 360, an online platform for developing multimedia courses.
Experience using web tools such as WordPress.
Our ideal candidate:
You have an interest in communications, adult learning, employee engagement, and instructional design, as well as experience in some of these areas.
Your written communication skills are exceptional. You have a working knowledge of current grammar and punctuation conventions, and you are a skilled proofreader.
You have keen analytic skills and a collaborative, creative problem-solving approach to your work.
You appreciate the importance of fostering an inclusive, engaging, and equitable workplace.
You love learning new technology and adapt to it quickly.
Your work may include:
Reviewing and evaluating self-paced online classes in the Articulate platform for consistency, clarity, and correctness.
Making improvements to enhance online course content, including adding or changing multimedia components, modules, or interactive exercises, or creating new learning modules.
Reviewing and evaluating POD’s website and collateral for brand integrity, consistency, and ease of use, and suggesting improvements for content, clarity, engagement, inclusion, and equity.
Reviewing assessment data collected from existing and potential participants and analyzing the data for trends and opportunities.
Pursuing your undergraduate or graduate degree at the University of Washington
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The position is for both summer and autumn quarters. It begins on or around July 5 and ends on or around December 20.
Each quarter, you are expected to work 14 hours per week, for 11 weeks, for $16.69 per hour.
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