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Instructional Design Intern (click for details)


Support COSI’s Organizational Learning and Development strategy to create and manage a set of web-based modules to be used by COSI Team Members as part of their ongoing professional development. Conduct stakeholder interviews, design storyboards, create the modules, convert the modules to SCORM formats, upload the modules to COSI’s online learning platform, and manage the assignment of the modules.


Bachelor’s or Master’s student in instructional design, talent development, human resources with experience using content authoring tools (Articulate, Captivate, Vyond). Learning Management System experience desired. Ideal candidate possesses excellent organizational skills, is energetic and flexible, able to coordinate diverse tasks, able to establish good working relationships with team members, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

A. Partner across the organization with stakeholders to design and build content for internal/COSI Team learning opportunities in alignment with Organizational Learning and Development strategy.
B. Use authoring tools to develop content for online formats to be uploaded to the COSI U learning platform (LearnUpon).
C. Manage conversion processes for content to be launched, manage assignments, and assist with other elements of the Learning Management System.
D. Support general COSI operations through participation in team meetings and extended training opportunities, such as COSI University.
E. Serve as an example to other COSI team members in matters of appearance, attitude and performance in a manner best serving COSI team members and guests.
F. F. In accordance with COSI's Guest Services Strategy and as opportunities present themselves, provide excellence in guest services by assuring guest safety, using courtesy to drive each guest interaction, by delivering the COSI show, and by keeping operations efficient.

DIVISION: Organizational Learning and Development

A. Orientation and Training
B. Ongoing skill development
C. Coaching from supervisor and others to encourage personal development
D. Free Parking – location on COTA bus line
E. Discounts in the Atomic Cafe and Science2Go! Shop
F. Recognition and invitations to special events
G. Membership after 100 hours


  • Reports to: Senior Director, Organizational Learning and Development
  • Hours: Minimum of 100 hours in the semester
  • Pay: Unpaid Internship
  • Posted: Monday, January 13, 2020

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