Thursday, August 25, 2016

Paid Academic Intern - LearnZillion

We’re looking for a diligent and resourceful Academic Intern to help maintain the overall quality of the content on LearnZillion. This paid internship begins at 20 hours per week based in our DC office and is an opportunity to build new skills, develop a familiarity with K-8 curriculum and, ultimately, improve the educational experiences of millions of students. Visit to learn more and apply.

About the Role
The core function of the Academic Team Intern is to work alongside the Academic Team to ensure the quality of the site’s content. Our videos, lesson plans, documents, and practice problems are used tens of thousands of times daily, and it is critical that the teachers and students who count on LearnZillion have an high quality and rewarding experience.

In this role, you will:
Maintain the quality of all resources by repairing, revising, and editing videos, documents, images, and slides
Support the creation and improvement of teacher and student-facing resources such as videos, documents, and presentation slides
Support the academic team in improving production quality and processes over the long term
Review site content proactively to identify areas for improvement

Basic Qualifications
Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience preferred)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Passion for improving public education
“Whatever it takes” attitude
Team player
Hunger to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experience creating screencasts
Experience editing video using software such as Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, or similar

This is a paid internship starting at 20 hours per week from August-December, with the possibility to extend beyond, in the LearnZillion office in Washington, DC. Applications accepted until September 30, 2016.

To learn more about the position and to apply, students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the posting’s ID number: 144288