Job Opening

A job opening as Instructional Designer III at FedEx Freight is available. They are specifically looking for someone with the capability to build/execute strategy around learning technologies. This is a senior role in ID and would be a great fit for someone with experience. The location is listed as “open.”

More info here.

Job Opening

The Leadership Institute at International Paper is looking to engage a free-lance instructional designer to convert 10-12 instructional segments from ILT to eLearning. Storyboards will be provided along with essential proprietary images, graphics, and audio files. The eLearning lessons should be short, crisp digital nuggets that employ engaging, visually-rich learning strategies. These new eLearning lessons are expected to have intuitive navigation, interactive elements, visual cues, minimal text, and a modern design.

International Paper’s LMS is a SumTotal product. The eLearning lessons should be SCORM compatible and packaged for upload to this LMS. In addition, all components of the learning program will be smart device compatible and responsive, Windows 8 desktop, laptop, and smart device (6” inches and above) compatible, and able to play on Windows, Android, and iOS operating systems, and be browser agnostic. 

For more information, contact Maria Hubbard via email at

Intern Opportunities

West Cancer Center & Research Institute

The West Cancer Center has intern opportunities for students interested in corporate education and training.

Job Title:  Learning and Development Intern                       

Reports to: Director of Learning and Development                    

Position Summary:  will be responsible for the assisting in the design, delivery and continuous improvement of training programs; assists with learning needs assessments,  and evaluation of organizational learning outcomes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the creation of learning materials including: e-learning, interactive videos, and class handouts.
  • Works with Learning & Development Specialist to monitor class schedules and calendars.
  • Assist instructors with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and set up equipment.
  • Revises training materials in collaboration with lead instructors.
  • Assist with data collection related to needs assessment of the organization.
  • Documents employee compliance, attendance, and post learning evaluations


  • The intern will become proficient in various types of learning platforms including: PowerPoint, Camtasia, Captivate, Learning Management Systems, and Turning Technologies.


  • flexible

Interested Candidate should email:
Dr. Robert Koch
Director – Learning & Development
West Cancer Center
Please note: This is an unpaid intern position that is re-appointed each semester.

Contract work for Instructional Designers

Contact information Please send resumes to
Labor type Contract
Average weekly hours expected 40 hours / week
Assignment description IDs will work in a fast-paced, agile structure to create standards, templates, outlines and training assets including leader guides, participant guides, PPT, job aids, videos and assessments.
Candidate requirements 
  • Versatile instructional designer experienced in working with SMEs (engineers, line workers) to create task-based training to reflect business processes
  • Experience writing simple, crisp, concise learning assets with a heavy mix of visual cues (e.g. posters, job aides, Infographics, video)
  • Foundational visual design skills – able to use client graphics and follow current graphic design methods
  • Team player that is able to contribute quickly and  thrives in a dynamic and fluid environment
  • Proficient with PPT, Word, Snag it and basic video and video editing tools
  • Experience with distribution center or manufacturing training audiences is preferred
  • TWI experience or certification is preferred
  • Proficiency with eLearning tools is preferred
Location Onsite with client in Memphis.
Equipment Client will provide all needed hardware and software.
Work environment Candidate will be required to provide and wear composite or steel toe shoes.

Other personal protective equipment will be provided.

Tina Lewis-Yates

Supply Chain | Training Manager

M: +1-901-573-3014  M: +1-901-304-6778