Job Openings

Nonprofit Internship

GROW offers unpaid internships throughout the year. As a GROW intern, you can expect variety in your work. Each day offers a new opportunity to learn valuable skills and gain practical knowledge. The scope of the work varies, but it generally involves some basic administrative work (photocopying, data entry, research, e-mailing, etc.), along with more advanced work in one or more of the following areas: data management, development, communications, event planning, marketing, or project management. Interns must commit to working approximately 8-10 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks.

 

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, along with familiarity with databases
  • Flexibility, initiative, and humor

 

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to GROW at info2@growbusiness.org.

 


Instructional Designer – Internship

GROW is looking for a student in the Instructional Design field to design and develop learning and practice experiences. The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.

Objectives:

  • Creating engaging learning activities and compelling course content
  • Working with subject matter experts and identifying target audience’s training needs
  • Applying tested instructional design theories, practices, and methods

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling content that enhances retention
  • Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs
  • Determine instructional and end goals and create content that corresponds with them
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface, and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices, and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders

Requirements:

  • Course work in instructional design and instructional technology
  • Knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Pursuing a BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology, or similar.

 

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to GROW at info2@growbusiness.org.