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

St. Jude job — elearning and ID

Hi Dr. Martindale,

ALSAC/St. Jude is seeking an e-learning developer and instructor to design, develop, and manage our organization’s compliance programs. This position needs strong e-learning development skills and adult learning techniques. It’s a great opportunity to work with an organization with an amazing mission! I would be very appreciative if you could pass this on through your networks! Thank you!

Contract Instructional Design Positions at Nike 

Good afternoon Dr. Martindale,

I am reaching out to you in the event you know any recent Instructional Design graduates who may be interested in contract positions at one of the Nike Distribution Centers here in Memphis.

It is a contract ID position, probably starting with a 3 to 6-month contract with a possibility of an extension up to a year. We design and develop skill-based learning solutions for Nike’s North America Logistics Campus in Frayser. Most of our work currently is revisions to instructor-led training, but as we revise, we are looking for more impactful ways to incorporate hands-on training, and hopefully, we will begin eLearning work in earnest very soon.

I have spots on my team for two contract IDs who may have less experience, but are eager to learn and possess strong writing skills and positive attitude. Some of the primary qualifications are:

  • Hands on content and course curriculum development
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Expert level command of common authoring tools and course development methodologies. (Microsoft PowerPoint, Word experience preferred)
  • Deep working knowledge and application of adult learning theory and teaching techniques.
  • Familiarity with a wide array of training concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and execute clear, consistent and applicable learning experiences aligned to organizational goals. Excellent project management skills are a must.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through critical.
  • Excellent oral communication, presentation, writing and editing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to influence laterally and vertically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and peers to deliver business results.
  • Solid problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and juggle multiple (and potentially conflicting) priorities.

The positions are full-time, 40 hours per week, but daily schedules have some flexibility.

If you can refer anyone, your help would be greatly appreciated. Interested candidates can email their resume to me directly at

Thank you so much for sharing this. Please let me know if I can provide any additional information.


Learning Development Lead – NALC

North American Distribution Centers

Mobile: 901.652.9167

Desk: 901.547.8853

NIKE, Inc.

Accessibility job

contact: kfwicker

Fair Josey, Ed.D.
Instructional Designer, UM3D
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

1450199724570_uofmlogo.jpg The University of Memphis 
800 Wilder Tower 

Memphis, TN 38152

901.678.2315 | UM3DUofM Online

Position Title : Instructional Accessibility Technician

Position Description

The Accessible Instructional Materials Specialist coordinates with UofM Global programs to evaluate course materials in compliance with UofM Global accessibility requirements. This work will be performed under the direction of Distance Learning with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Key Responsibilities

●Performing course content development, consultative services, and technical assistance work related to accessibility.

●Working with UofM Global department faculty and staff to ensure that course content meets UofM Global Accessibility standards, including all WCAG 2.0 Level AA requirements applicable to online instructional materials.

●Working with UofM Global departments and programs to develop accessible templates and tools for web production.

●Facilitating the use of 3rd party captioning services for media published within UofM Global program courses.

●Identifying and implement tools for monitoring course accessibility.

●Assisting with the establishment of course content accessibility standards to be used university-wide.

Skills Required

Although web accessibility expertise is not essential, experience in a related area, such as software design, human factors, usability or disability is expected. The following skills and experience would be ideal:

●Experience with web accessibility auditing tools.

●Experience working with people with disabilities.

●Demonstrated ability to effectively and independently lead projects to completion.

●Strong organizational and project management skills.

●Effective written and oral communication skills.

●Knowledge of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).

●Knowledge and experience with web technologies (HTML/CSS, XML, and Learning

Management Systems [Desire2Learn Brightspace]).

●Knowledge of assistive technologies (JAWS, VoiceOver, Dragon NaturallySpeaking).

●Extensive knowledge and experience with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines.

●Familiarity with scripting languages desirable (PHP, JS).

●Knowledge of disability law including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act

(ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504).

Note: This individual within the past six months has not been and during the term of this  Authorization will not become an employee of the State of Tennessee which includes full or  part-time faculty, staff, student employees or graduate assistants. The Contractor shall not directly or indirectly pay any of the compensation to any officer or employee of the University or the State of Tennessee.