Instructional Design and Technology graduates work in many areas of public education, corporate training, higher education, military, and health services. The demand for instructional designers and trainers in many fields continues to increase. The IDT Department office maintains a listing of current job positions. In addition, an IDT Job Fair is held each year. When you come to the job fair, please bring copies of a current resume along for the employers to see what skills you have for employment or internship opportunity.
Instructional Designer was named the 38th best job in America by CNN (2012). Read this blog article from Inside Higher Ed about Instructional Designers.
|Lead Web Developer/Lead Programmer Analyst||Senior Application Developer|
|Education Designer/Information Technology||Instructional Designer/Consultant/Trainer|
|Information Technology/Training||Graphic Designer Specialist|
|Web/Graphic/Multimedia/Flash Designer||Web Graphic Designer|
|Game Examiner||Instructional Structural Systems Designer|
|Instructional System Designer||LCMS Integration and Instructional Design|
|Sales||Sales Process Manager|
|Automotive Web/Graphic Designer||Instructional Design & Technology Administrator|
|Contractor||Intern/Game Development Producer|
|Instructional Designer||Interactive Multimedia Designer|
|Software Engineer/Developer||Web Master|
|Java Game Developer||Project Management Coordinator|
|Instructional Developer||E-Learning Developer/Designer|
|3D Artist/Animator||Training Documentation Editor|
|Graphic Artist-Illustrator-Product Designer||Instructional Systems Design Manager|
|Freelance Graphic Designer/Photoshop Layout Artist||Learning Design Consultant|
|Lead Interactive Designer||E-Learning Strategist|
|Education & Training Specialist||Instructional Media Specialist|
|Senior Art Director||Instructional Design Coordinator|
|Web Based User Interface Designer||Sharepoint Developer|
|Project Manager||Creative Director|
|Curriculum and Instructional Designer||Creative Design Consultant/Photographer|
|Instructional Medical Assistant||Senior Consultant|
|Oracle IDM Engineer||Home Programmer|
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Internships and Graduate Assistantship Opportunities
IDT internships (IDT 499 for undergraduates and IDT 620) provide qualified students with a supervised opportunity of practice work experience in various career options. The IDT internship is an opportunity for students to apply and expand their education, gain valuable professional experience, build confidence in their abilities, and explore careers in their field. The contacts made during an internship can provide invaluable advice and guidance as well as lead to a permanent job offer.
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available at the Macomb campus. They provide a monthly stipend and a tuition waiver. Applications require undergraduate and graduate GPAs, scholarship records, recommendations, and a personal statement. Applications are made through the School of Graduate Studies.
Download IDT 499 Internship form
Internship 499 Guide
Download IDT 620 Internship form
Internship 620 Guide
Please notify us of jobs and internships that are available in your company or organization.
For more information, please contact the department at 309-298-1952.